Reggae News You Can Use For October 14, 2021

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Ishawna excited that Ed Shereen is a big fan of her controversial “Equal Rights” remix
Jahi Israel interviewed by Daily Music Roll about his new single “Oppression”
Koffee’s absence at Miami concert likely because of positive COVID test
Peter Tosh’s earthstrong celebration is scheduled for Tuesday, October 19
Tony Allen retrospective in London on November pulls together all-star lineup

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 October 8, 2021

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DJ Cuppy begins classes in African Studies at the University of Oxford in England
Follow Ian Fleming’s frequent footsteps through Jamaica in search of James Bond
Lenny Kravitz currently working on three new albums
Nigerian independence festival on Oct 15 will include Davido, Tiwa Savage, and Teni
Video for the new Koffee single “West Indies” ignites the Internet

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 October 6, 2021

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After a year-long hiatus, Koffee announces “West Indies” will drop October 7
Fabulous Icekid stakes his claim to becoming one of Afrobeats all time greatest
Guild pays tribute to Bob Marley with affordable A-20 replica guitar
Sean Paul claims to have lost millions from not touring during the pandemic
WizKid and Tems receive Platinum Plaque for their smash single “Essence”

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 10, 2021

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Koffee’s “Rapture Song” certified silver in UK with 200,000+ total sales
Rebelution kicks off their summer tour with sold out California shows
Rolling Stone talks to Jimmy Cliff about his inspirational new single “Human Touch”
Usain Bolt says that anything that Vybz Kartel does “is just gold”
Wizkid’s November 28 show at O2 Arena in London sells out in 12 minutes

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 5, 2021

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Chronixx, Snoop Dogg, and Busta Rhymes appear on Bounty Killer’s “King of Kingston” release
Koffee, Kehlani and Beenie Man slated to play Yam Carnival in London in August
Cali Roots Sessions in San Francisco in October will include SOJA, The Green and Don Carlos
Skip Marley to release vinyl edition of “Higher Place” to celebrate one-year anniversary of hit album
Steel Pulse cancels US tour dates because of Covid 19 Delta variant

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 12, 2021

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Barack Obama’s summer 2021 playlist includes Protoje, Koffee and Bob Marley
Dancehallmag.com interviews Etana about her outstanding new album
Mr Eazi set to release his next album in 2022
Stonebwoy showers praises on Hitz FM host Doreen Avio
Tickets for Wizkid’s January 21 Toronto concert sell out in minutes

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 5, 2021

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Cashh is back with “Return Of The Man” remake single
Kabza De Small talks to Rolling Stone about his favorite Amapiano tracks
Kelvyn Boy talks about the origins of his new song “Choco”
“Lockdown” from Koffee named Jamaica Reggae Industry Association song of the year
Naomi Cowan teams with Major Lazer’s Walshy Fire for new mixtape “StarGirl”

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 1, 2021

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Dancehall Queen Carlene answers five questions from the Jamaica Gleaner
Dive deep into the music of Afrobeat pioneer Tony Allen
Mapy the violinist brings a new sound to “Toast” and other reggae hits
Rachel Scott says that dancehall culture inspired her approach to fashion design
Tiwa Savage’s “All Over” tops list of top summer Afrobeats singles

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 18, 2021

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Buju Banton, Koffee and Popcaan win big at the 39th annual IRAWMA Awards
Kranium dishes to the Atlanta Black Star about his dancehall roots
“Live From The Ride” tour brings together 311, Iration and Iya Terra
NFT platform for reggae artists planned from UK Bitcoin wallet provider Caricoin
Renner credits Shatta Wale for brining her talents to the limelight

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 6, 2021

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Etana releases the video for her “Baby O” single with Vybz Kartel
Ghana back on international music scene because of Afrobeats
Italian reggae artiste Alborosie drops “Back a Yard Dub” album
Justin Bieber keeps his dreadlocks despite continued criticism
Koffee and Buju Banton scheduled for May 23 St.

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 15, 2021

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Allure magazine talks to Tiwa Savage about fighting the Afrobeats patriarchy
Jah9 teams with Yaadcore and Subatomic Sound System for epic “Police in Helicopter” cover
Nigerian songstress Sayo turning heads with her new “For Your Love” single
Niu Raza brings her African influences to the Boston music scene
Shaneil Muir looks to Koffee as her blueprint for dancehall success

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 April 5, 2021

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DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVES Vol. III album has a distinctly Afrobeats flavor
Etana enjoying positive fan feedback on “Baby O” single with Vybz Kartel
Koffee to headline Oct 10 Best of the Best Concert in Miami
Stonebwoy dominates Reggae & Dancehall category at VGMAs 
Watch the trailer for the upcoming documentary “Afrobeats: The Backstory”

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 2, 2021

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Adesope Olajide reflects on how Afrobeats is taking over the world
Jimmy Cliff’s next album will be titled “Bridges”
Koffee added to Yam Carnival on August 28th in London
Read how “Trench Town Rock” turned Bob Marley into a superstar
YolanDa Brown is the voice behind Sesame Street’s first AfroBeats songs

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