Reggae News You Can Use For May 3, 2022

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Best beauty tips from Selah Marley revealed in her short interview with The Cut
Dancehall Queen Carlene shaves her head to support her sister’s cancer battle
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Reggae News You Can Use For February 23, 2022

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BET reveals why Lauryn Hill never released followup to blockbuster “Miseducation” album
Fela Kuti honored at Atlanta’s Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame
“King of Dancehall” from Beenie Man lays his claim to the title
Mykal Rose returns to the number one spot on the singles chart for first time in 15 years
Zagga talks to DancehallMag about his recent release “Vibe Check”

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 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

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 11, 2022

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Dovey Magnum says that successful female dancehall acts can be tasteful
“My Friend Fela” brings a new perspective on the legendary Nigerian musician
Mr G urges his peers to make music with global appeal
“New Phase” EP from Morich builds buzz for this young artist with Afrobeat fans
Shaggy, Spice, Beenie Man pay tribute to Sean Paul on his 49th birthday

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 15, 2021

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“Essence” performance on Tonight Show showcases the talents of Tems and Wizkid
First Nigerian artist to headline Madison Square Garden will be Burna Boy
Jimmy Cliff, Bob Marley, Usain Bolt and Miss Lou proposed as Jamaican national heroes
Learn how Fela Kuti survived his 1980s imprisonment in Nigeria
Stick Figure, Stephen Marley and Dirty Heads to play 2022 Levitate Music and Arts 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 November 2, 2021

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Greentea Peng adds the flavor to the new Swindle single “What More”
Sean Paul thinks his love of swimming has helped to fuel his music success
“Selecta No Pare la Musica” showcases Fidel Nadal Afro-Argentinian reggae approach
Tempoe’s production chops are a big part of Afrobeats’ global takeover
Vinyl box set of Fela Kuti (as curated by Chris Martin) due out in December

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 September 29, 2021

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Cathy Matete talks about why reggae from African women is so special
Derrick “Duckie” Simpson of Black Uhuru goes Off the Road with Dave Lawrence
Up-and-coming dancehall artists should train like elite athletes says Baby Cham
“Run The Riddim” book about 90s dancehall scheduled for October release
Spotify Africa to celebrate birthday of Fela Kuti throughout the month of October

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 September 16, 2021

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DJ Cuppy claims to feed 70,000 kids per day via her charitable foundation
Legacy of Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti remembered by the Washington Informer
Nigerian musician Oshak feels that positive music can have a global impact
Reggae in the Rockies comes to Alpine, Wyoming this weekend
Ziggy and Stephen Marley wrap Beachlife 2021 with set of their father’s songs

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 September 9, 2021

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DJ Khaled talks to DancehallMag about Jamaica’s big impact on his career
Intence receives big-time shout out from Nicki Minaj
Reggae in the Rockies on Sept 18 to be headlined by The Movement
“Slow Down” single with Skip Marley and H.E.R.

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 June 15, 2021

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American Songwriter interviews Jesse Royal about his new album “Royal”
Bounty Killer gets kingly treatment on his 49th birthday
D-Black’s newest album “Loyalty and Disloyalty” fuses Afrobeats and Amapiano
Kumar from Raging Fyah talks to DancehallMag about his new solo career
Nigerian Idol finalists offer outstanding tribute to Afrobeat inventor Fela Kuti

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 April 21, 2021

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Barrington Levy and Lila Iké to headline City Splash Festival in September
“Clarks & Jamaica” campaign features Koffee and Protoje, but draws criticism
Dancehall rates the best and the worst of Vybz Kartel albums
Fela Kuti’s case for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame examined by Quartz
Nigeria’s Ice Prince talks about Afrobeats, hip-hop, and his new single “Kolo”

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 13, 2021

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Akon wants to run a Senegal city on cryptocurrency
Koffee catches a vibe with DJ Khaled
Watch the new “Essence” video from WizKid and Tems
Why Fela Kuti belongs in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Yaw Tog will be bigger than both Sarkodie and Stonebwoy

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 21, 2020

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Dancehall artist Skillibeng signs deal with Sony/ATV
Fela Kuti’s Afrobeat is still shaking the planet
Ideh Goodluck (aka Lifash) talks about his love for music has evolved

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 2, 2020

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Carmen Amaka launches debut single “Lean On My Shoulder”
Essence praises Burna Boy as “Mr. Wonderful”
New documentary “Fela Kuti: Father of Afrobeat” premieres on the BBC

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