Reggae News You Can Use For October 7, 2021

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Abby Dallas and Lady G part of Best of the Best lineup October 10 in Miami
Burna Boy and Polo G “Want It All” in video for their new single
Gregory Isaacs’ classic “Night Nurse” has been certified Silver in the UK
Lila Ike connects with CNW about her work on H.E.R.’s

Reggae News You Can Use For September 2, 2021

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BET profiles Selah Marley after her “Star Power” release
Meek Mill looking for a reggae song to rap to on his next album
Spotify’s most streamed Nigerian albums of 2020 include Burna Boy, Davido and Olamide
Vanguard reviews the new Tiwa Savage “Water & Garri” EP
WSTRN’s new single “Be My Guest” features Fireboy DML

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 August 25, 2021

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Etana announces October dates in Kenya as part of her current “Pamoja” tour
Organixx is the name for the new clothing line from Chronixx
“Question” becomes the second solo single of 2021 for Burna Boy
Sean Paul talks to New York Magazine about what he can’t live without
Will Vybz Kartel serve as the face of Jamaica’s “every vax counts” campaign?

Reggae News You Can Use For August 20, 2021

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Fireboy DML release video for his hit single “Peru” produced by Shizzi
Jimmy Cliff talks to the Irish Times about his legendary reggae career
Link & Chain drops their third album, a mere 30 years after their first release
Wizkid and Burna Boy both nominated for prestigious BreakTudo Awards in Brazil
Tallup has transitioned from a dancer to a mainstay of the dancehall 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 August 17, 2021

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CNW lists its three must-listen to dancehall songs from Alkaline
Global Citizen Live event on Sept 25 will include Burna Boy, Davido and Tiwa Savage
Hip Hop now a bigger factor than reggae in shaping the flavor of dancehall
Read the beginner’s guide to dancehall, courtesy of MusicRadar
Shenseea, Koffee, Jada Kingdom and Protoje featured on Madden NFL 22 Soundtrack

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 August 9, 2021

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African songstress Onyeka Onwenu details her unexpected marriage proposal from Fela Kuti
Popcaan collaboration with Melissa Steel’s “Kisses For Breakfast” is certified silver in UK
Sattalites cofounder Jo Jo Bennett dies at 81, the so-called “Big Canadian reggae lion”
Savannah Baker is the designer and stylist behind Rihanna, Popcaan, Spice and more
Queen Naija, UMI, and Donavan’s Sound Club added to Oct 8 Burna Boy show in SoCal

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 22, 2021

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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

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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 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.…