Reggae News You Can Use For July 22, 2021

Your daily dose of international Reggae, Dancehall, Afrobeats news!

Ben Harper dedicates new duet with Ziggy Marley to memory of Juan Nelson
Burna Boy amongst celebs to hail Giannis Antetokounmpo after he wins his first NBA title
Etana talks to the Jamaica Observer about her five favorite singers
Premium Times Nigeria interviews Made Kuti about his famous musical family
Sparkie Martin reflects on Africa’s growing impact on the global music scene

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

Your daily dose of international Reggae, Dancehall, Afrobeats news!

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 9, 2021

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Both Cedella and Rita Marley endorse the Jamaica Heroes Modernized project
Buju Banton warns other Caribbean leaders after assassination Haitian president
Burna Boy says that Nasty C is the best rapper in Africa
Charly Black to fly the dancehall flag at Gold Cup
Chronixx and Shaggy trade jabs over validity of 90s dancehall

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 6, 2021

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Brooklyn rap star Casanova recruits Popcaan for “Deserve You” single
Burna Boy celebrates his birthday with Manchester United’s Paul Pogba in Miami
Catch Eric Rachmany talk Rebelution and much more on the JamBase Podcast
Full-facial mask is the prop for British-Nigerian Afrobeats star Midas the Jagaban
SOJA’s new “Press Rewind” single features Collie Buddz and J Boog

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 28, 2021

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Etana’s new star-studded album “Pamoja” gets solid review from DancehallMag
Mist brings on Burna Boy for summer-ready single “Rollin’”
Multi-talented Nigerian musician Tony Peeyn releases Afrobeats EP “On Ma Way”
Rawalty’s unique style of dancehall music sets him apart from others
Shatta Wale endorses Gambo as the ‘future of Ghana music’

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 18, 2021

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Jahvillani announces his debut dancehall album “Dirt To Bentley”
Lagos to the world! Watch Burna Boy and Wizkid on the set of “Ballon D’or”
“Original Chicago Reggae: 1978-1996” is a stellar vinyl tribute to Skanking Lizard
Stonebwoy tells government of Ghanna to prioritize the creative arts industry
TikTok’s popularity with reggae and dancehall streamers is growing quickly

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 16, 2021

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Burna Boy to play his first Hollywood Bowl show on Friday, October 8
Davido shares video of Wizkid ‘vibing’ to his “Ke Star” song
Popcaan makes a cameo in the new “Why Not” video from Migos
Rohan Marley eyes Upstate New York location for marijuana business
Vibe says “Bang Bung” from Bounty Killer and Busy Signal will feed your soul

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 3, 2021

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Fireboy DML talks to Music In Africa about his growing fame
Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 list includes Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido, and Mr Eazi
Soundtrack for “Fast & Furious 9” features Sean Paul and Konshens
Spice renews her partnership with Magnum Tonic Wine
Ziggy Marley awarded honorary doctorate from Medgar Evers College

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 19, 2021

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Austin’s Flamingo Cantina re-opens to reggae fans on Wednesday, May 20
Burna Boy ignites controversy by saying he is not a Nigerian artist
Dancehall stars coming to Good Morning America on June 11
NaijaVibe website brings Afrobeats into the spotlight
UB40 launching vegan red wine 40 years after releasing their massive hit single

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 April 30, 2021

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Former seminary student King Perryy releases “Citizen of the World”
“Made It” is the second single from Jo Mersa Marley’s “Eternal” EP
New DJ Khaled album includes Bounty Killer, Buju Banton, and Capleton
Produced by Chopstix, “Kilometre” becomes first 2021 single from Burna Boy
UB40 Announces new “Bigga Baggariddim” album ahead of virtual show

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 April 27, 2021

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“Enjoyment” is the new single from rising Afrobeats star Jujuboy
Most followed African artiste on Instagram is officially Davido
New untitled single from Burna Boy teased on Twitter
Omar and the Eastern Power brings a Korean flavor to Afrobeat
Social media is going wild about “Oyinbo” kid singing Wizkid’s “Blessed”

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 April 9, 2021

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Davido, Funke Akindele, and Burna Boy make influential Forbes Africa 100 list
Mr. Vegas agrees that some dancehall lyrics contribute to violence in Jamaica
Popcaan tells Jamaican Prime Minister to invest in dancehall music
Rising Afrobeat sensation Jo-El Sii set to release his debut EP
Vybz Kartel’s dominance over dancehall ecosystem beginning to be questioned

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 March 26, 2021

Your daily dose of international Reggae, Dancehall, Afrobeats and Afrobeat news!

Burning Spear gets his COVID vaccine (and his picture taken) in New York
First-ever Afrobeats U.S. weekly top 10 chart released
Meet up-and-coming Ghanian reggae and dancehall artist King Some
Quenga heats up dancehall with “Millions” and “Not”
Stonebwoy, Burna Boy and others honored at 2021 Global Music Awards Africa

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 March 23, 2021

Your daily dose of international Reggae, Dancehall, Afrobeats and Afrobeat news!

Deluxe Edition of Protoje’s classic “In Search of Lost Time” album now available
Lee Scratch Perry celebrates his 85th birthday
Res Brothers release “Take It Back” reggae remix
“Tribute To Dancehall” collection from Adidas draws criticism
What Wizkid and Burna Boy Grammy wins mean for African music

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