Reggae News You Can Use For July 26, 2021

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British-Nigerian rapper Dave taps Wizkid and Stormzy for his new album
Happy birthday to Rita Marley, who turned 75 on July 25
Maurice Smith juggles reggae release with his Olympic decathlon duties
Stephan Marley announces Babylon By Bus retro tour
Wyclef Jean talks about the music of Bob Marley inspired his career

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For July 23, 2021

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Cham inspires change in Jamaica via new educational platform Earn Your Leisure
Gramps Morgan finds Nashville is the perfect home for his brand of reggae
Extensive live stream options announced for 311 fall tour with Iration
Nigerian singer/songwriter Olamidé talks about the ascent of Afrobeats
Paramount Pictures opens casting call for lead role in new Bob Marley movie

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For July 21, 2021

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Bob Marley & the Wailers’ classic “Capitol Session ‘73” album set for a September re-release
Can A$AP Rocky push Rihanna’s reggae album to its long-awaited release?
D-Black hints at a new collaboration with Shatta Wale
“Rage” single from Dirty Heads features guest shots from Travis Barker and Aimee Interrupter
Tiwa Savage mourns the sudden loss of her father

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For July 19, 2021

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Azeez Fusigboye (aka Fusi Hype) showcases his dynamic Afrobeats playlist to the world
Far Out magazine offers “A Brief History of Reggae”
Shenseea releases 90s dancehall inspired single “Run Run” from her debut album
Styled E drops “The Plan,” featuring R&B singer TJ Elewe Ukwu
WizKid & Burna Boy to headline New Lost In Riddim Afrobeats Festival in Sacramento

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For July 13, 2021

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H.E.R. reveals that she will soon be releasing a reggae album
Jamaica’s vast music catalog should serve as dancehall resource, says Freddie McGregor
London production of Bob Marley musical “Get Up Stand Up” announces casting
New Protoje video for “Self Defense” single encourages women’s empowerment
Tarrus Riley talks to the Jamaica Gleaner about his many new projects

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For July 12, 2021

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Barack Obama’s summer 2021 playlist includes Protoje, Koffee and Bob Marley
Dancehallmag.com interviews Etana about her outstanding new album
Mr Eazi set to release his next album in 2022
Stonebwoy showers praises on Hitz FM host Doreen Avio
Tickets for Wizkid’s January 21 Toronto concert sell out in minutes

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For June 25, 2021

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Jada Kingdom reveals new record deal and new management team
Kelvyn Boy says he inspired the Afrobeats category at Vodafone Ghana Music Awards
Producer Dre Skull celebrates the 10 year anniversary of Vybz Kartel’s “Kingston Story”
Marley family to launch the first celebrity magic mushroom line
Nigerian Afrobeats superstar D’Banj is back with new single “BANGA”

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For June 22, 2021

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Lila Iké talks about how strong women are helping reshape Jamaica’s music culture
Roo Dube challenges Shatta Wale to battle him in rap
UB40’s new album “Bigga Baggariddim” has a very international feel
The UK dancehall scene remains underdeveloped as compared to other genres
Willie Jones celebrates Juneteenth by covering Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song”

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For June 21, 2021

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Afrobeats sensation Leflyyy serves up Kumerican vibes on “Yaba”
Iration announces Mandalay Bay beach show on Saturday, August 7
Mick Jagger lists “‘Get Up, Stand Up” as his all-time favorite reggae song
Shaggy talks to the Atlanta Black Star about what could have been with Rihanna
“U Know Di Vibe” is Aidonia’s summer anthem with wife Kimberly Megan

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For June 14, 2021

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Djembe Monks’ new single with Thandy Dhlana is “Nhliziyo Yam”
Konshens says that he wasn’t trying to disrespect Buju Banton and Vybz Kartel
Primary Wave (which owns most of Bob Marley catalog) gains huge $375 m investment
Shatta Wale is all about grind in his new single “Piece of Cake”
VP Records’ biggest success has been Sean Paul, says Patricia Chin

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For June 2, 2021

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American Songwriter interviews rising reggae star Naomi Cowan
Burna Boy and other Afrobeats stars assist on new Angelique Kidjo album
Dirty Heads enlist Train’s Pat Monahan for new version of their viral hit “Vacation”
“Punky Reggae Party” from Bob Marley was inspired by the Clash
Sublime members become comic book characters in true-to-life graphic novel

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For May 25, 2021

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“Dollar For You” is the new single from Ghana’s Kuami Eugene
Lua Flora’s “Little Butterfly” fuses acoustic folk, with reggae and world music
Pia Renee sings Bob Marley’s “Turn Your Lights Down Low” on “The Voice”
Spotify’s most streamed African artist globally is Burna Boy
Stephen Marley and Jimmy Cliff to headline 2022 Cali Roots Music Festival

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For May 20, 2021

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Afrobeats finds a home in Iceland via Nigerian transplant NonyKingz
Clarks remains the favorite choice for footwear in Jamaica
Legendary reggae duo Sly & Robbie to release new album “Red Hills Road”
The music of Bob Marley maintains a deep connection to Judaism
Shatta Wale returns to social media with a bang

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For May 11, 2021

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Beyonce and Wizkid get MTV Award nomination for “Brown Skin Girl”
Davido celebrates his ten years anniversary in the music industry
Etana strikes a balance between music and motherhood
Nakkia Gold and Wiz Khalifa remix “Justice (Get Up, Stand Up)” of Bob Marley
Nigerian Afrobeats record label Mavin launches music leadership program

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

Reggae News You Can Use For May 10, 2021

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Drake hypes very rare Midnight album as the soundtrack for his candles
May 11 marks the 36-year anniversary of when cancer killed Bob Marley
Remix of Common’s “What Do You Say” gets Damian Marley reggae remix
Robert Arturo (aka Altur Santos) personifies the grandeur of reggae rap
Vybz Kartel throws his hat into the debate about dancehall violence

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…

May 5, 2021 Reggae News: Happy Cinco de Mayo!

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DJ Khaled’s “Where You Come From” reggae anthem generates big buzz
Global reggae charts dominated by the 3 S’s: Spice, Sean Paul and Shaggy
Jacob Miller of Inner Circle would have been 69 on May 4
The reggae and dancehall genres are seeing an increase in album releases
Webby Awards nominees for 2021 include “Bob Marley Legacy”

Also newsworthy is the fact that the 2019 Austin Reggae Festival raised $160,868.77 to help feed hungry Central Texas families.…