Reggae News You Can Use For April 12, 2022

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Reggae News You Can Use For April 6, 2022

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Apple Music 1 launches new “Leading Vibe Radio” show with Tems
Chronixx defends SOJA’s win in reggae category at Grammys
Elephant Man freed of immigration charges in Jamaica
First-week sales are very strong for Koffee’s debut album “Gifted”
Jamaican Parliament hears motion for Bob Marley to be named a national hero

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Reggae News You Can Use For March 24, 2022

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2022 North American Tour for Tiwa Savage begins May 15 in NYC
Bob Marley movie starring Kingsley Ben-Adir set for Jan 12, 2024 release
Jamaica Tourist Board to invest in artists and athletes who positively showcase the island
Kaehip to continue the amazing start to his Afrobeat career with “Bebe” single
Sean Paul announces new “Scorcha” album to drop on May 27

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Reggae News You Can Use For March 2, 2022

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College gymnast Chae Campbell scores perfect 10 to Sister Nancy’s “Bam Bam”
Fireboy DML stars with Madonna in “Frozen” video remake
Limited-edition Fossil Collection from Cedella Marley honors her father’s “One Love” song
Spice is the big winner at the Jamaica International Music Awards
TI Blaze drops “The Fresh Prince of Lagos” EP featuring Olamide & Blxckie

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Reggae News You Can Use For February 16, 2022

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Enny, Tems, Priya Ragu and Central Cee listed as breakout stars for 2022
Incredible “Exodus” album from Bob Marley celebrates its 45 year anniversary
Lila Iké reveals her recent bipolar disorder diagnosis
Morgan Heritage wants reggae and dancehall industry to give young acts a chance
Prime Minister Andrew Holness says government will not censor dancehall lyrics

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Reggae News You Can Use For February 14, 2022

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Afrobeats star Yemi Alade pushes back against fan who offers unwanted career advice
Kingsley Ben-Adir to play Bob Marley in upcoming movie from Paramount Pictures
Popcaan blasts dancehall artists who glorify the use of illegal drugs
Third World given keys to the city by mayor of Hollywood, Florida
What does the return of Lady Saw mean for the present and future of dancehall?

Reggae News You Can Use For February 11, 2022

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FKA Twigs to be named Godlike Genius at the BandLab NME Awards 2022 on March 2
Once taboo sexual topics are now more acceptable in dancehall
Reggae’s hottest current star is Koffee, says the Evening Standard
Second consecutive nomination for Fela Kuti for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The star of last weekend’s Bob Marley birthday bash was his 12-year-old grandson Elijah

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Reggae News You Can Use For February 9, 2022

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Indestructible / The Everlasting Mixtape is the new project from Nattali Rize and Kumar
Japan’s Inokasira Rangers straddle the line between reggae and punk
Nigerian guitarist Fiokee is the godfather of the modern Afrobeats sound
Ras Ash 1st starts petition for Alexander Bedward to be named national hero
Watch five different cover versions of Bob Marley’s timeless classic “Three Little Birds”

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Reggae News You Can Use For February 8, 2022

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Caryl Jacobs’ new “Easy On Me” single fuses reggae, pop and soca
Is Africa the new frontier for dancehall?
Marcia Griffiths wants Reggae Month to become a massive international affair
New York Post celebrates Bob Marley’s 77th birthday via array of memorable photos
Wizkid to headline Yam Carnival in August in London

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Reggae News You Can Use For February 7, 2022

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Cedella Marley visits London’s “One Love Experience” exhibit to learn more about her dad
Koffee shares car-themed video for new JAE5-produced single “Pull Up”
Learn the factors that have come together to spur the sudden global popularity of Afrobeats
“Mood” is the new video from Wizkid from the deluxe edition of “Made in Lagos”
Under-sized and under-planned Jamaica Music Museum fails to impress

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Reggae News You Can Use For February 4, 2022

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Ayra Starr and Ckay share new Nollywood-inspired “Beggie Beggie” video
How Stephen Marley continues to uphold his father’s legacy
Reggae-punk legends Sublime announce new California cannabis brand
Sizzla kicks off Reggae Month festivities with 35-piece orchestra
Urban lifestyle reality series “Dancehall Divas” is now streaming on Tubi

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Reggae News You Can Use For February 1, 2022

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Amaarae makes Billboard’s list of 15 Hip-Hop & R&B artists to watch in 2022
Cedella Marley talks about plans to honor her father Bob on his Feb 6 birthday
Macka Diamond says Marion Hall testing the waters for dancehall return
“Roots & Revolution: Reggae on Film” on Criterion Channel showcases genre’s best movies
“Unstoppable musical force” is how CNN describes the current state of Afrobeats

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Reggae News You Can Use For January 27, 2022

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DJ Cuppy reveals she is mentally and physically drained from her Oxford studies
Everything you ever wanted to know about Bob Marley’s 12 kids
International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) have been canceled for 2022
No regrets, says Bella Shmurda about dumping university for a career in music
Shatta Wale talks about the message behind his new single “Dream”

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Reggae News You Can Use For January 25, 2022

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After “Bam Bam” is featured in Netflix’s “Ozark,” Sister Nancy surges to No. 1
Irish soccer team Bohemians share new Bob Marley-themed jersey
Jamaican reggae and dancehall artist Yaksta releases video for his single “Fete Life”
King I Noah salutes great leaders on his new single “Zion Train”
Shenseea says that she has much bigger dreams than being queen of dancehall

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Reggae News You Can Use For January 24, 2022

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“Bayou City Comeback Chorus” from Kam Franklin showcases Houston’s best LGBTQ acts
Jamaica’s top Dancehall Reggae album on Apple Music is “1989” by Trabass
Paul Salvatori’s brand of dub/reggae gives voice to Toronto’s homeless population
Reunion of Wizkid and Davido causes quite the ripple on Twitter
Ziggy Marley talks about influence of both his father Bob and his mother Rita

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Reggae News You Can Use For January 13, 2022

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How Lauryn Hill became music’s great dual threat
Londonist reviews the “Bob Marley – One Love Experience” which opens on Feb 2
Rolling Stone explores how Afrobeats is making the world listen
“Solutions” is the newly-released solo album from Elementree
Wesrok and Masicka say fusion of dancehall does not hurt the genre

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