Happy International Reggae Day / July 1, 2021

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

Dennis Brown docufilm scheduled for International Reggae Day in Port Royal
Murals of legends like Peter Tosh and Gregory Isaacs key to future of iconic Kingston street
Pato Banton set for Friday, July 2 concert in Santa Barbara
Rickardo ‘Shuzzr’ Smith feels that reggae and dancehall is becoming more LGBTQ tolerant
Tiwa Savage and others pay tribute to Davido’s close aide, Obama DMW

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 17, 2021

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Alicai Harley performs a dancehall banger on “Roll The Tape”
Bunny Wailer will be buried this week at the Dreamland Farm in Jamaica
Davido Live! Global Unity Concert arrives on Friday, June 18
Rawalty shares his essential tips for dancehall success
Watch Spice, Sean Paul and Shaggy on the June 15 edition of Jimmy Kimmel Live

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 May 27, 2021

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Abochi grabs #2 spot in iTunes USA worldwide charts
Davido adds $500K Rolls Royce to his fleet of cars
How the Africa Now playlist is making African music global
Matisyahu amongst signees on Creative Community for Peace (CCFP) letter
Nathan Harrington releases “Sleeping on Your Side” 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 May 13, 2021

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Clubhouse will be the platform for the premiere of new Fela Kuti musical
Davido’s top 15 performances as a featured artist
Mr. Eazi pledges to invest in Rwanda
Patoranking talks about his intent to work with Rihanna and Bruno Mars
Popcaan collabs with The Fanatix and M1llionz on “These Streets (Don’t Luv U)”

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 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 April 7, 2021

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Bamao Yendé offers rhythmic blend of kuduro, R&B, Afrobeats and UK garage
Davido’s “Fall” becomes the first Afrobeats song to reach 200 million on YouTube
Grammy.com covers the essential women of reggae and dancehall
Meet Sheltah Lyrichal, one of Ghanna’s hottest new dancehall talents
Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” gets a reggae remix from Andy Rehfeldt

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 8, 2021

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Audiomack celebrates African women in music in honor of March 8
Damian Marley says reggae should learn from K-Pop success
Davido makes cameo appearance in “Coming to America 2” movie
Music Africa lists top Nigerian afrobeat songs so far for 2021

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 February 25, 2021

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Experience NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series with Nigerian superstar Davido
German/Nigerian artist OTee releases his new Afrobeats single titled “No Time”
Shenseea explains why she has stopped trying to “be the next Rihanna”

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 February 4, 2021

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2021 NAACP Image Awards nominees include Tiwa Savage and Davido
Rihanna calls out Kentucky Attorney General on his Black History month Twitter post
Stonebwoy confirms studio sessions with Buju Banton in Jamaica

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 January 15, 2021

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Akon and Davido among most followed African celebrities
Ghana’s LeFlyyy announces “Your Waist,” his first single of 2021
Marley family dispels rumors of Rita’s passing

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 January 4, 2021

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Davido, Burna Boy, Wizkid find peace in Ghana
“Lockdown” from Koffee was Jamaica’s top streamed song for 2020
Revolt charts 2020’s nine best Afrobeats albums

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 December 29, 2020

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Koffee’s “Lockdown” listed as one of the hundred best songs of 2020
Lady Saw ‘Marion Hall’ announces her dancehall return
Video of clash at club between Davido and Burna Boy hits the Internet

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