Reggae News You Can Use For April 5, 2022

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CNW praises “flawless vocals” of Lila Iké in review of her new song “True Love”
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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 1, 2022

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First U.S.-based AfroNation festival features standout Megan Thee Stallion performance
Lila Iké embraces self care in dark times on her new single “True Love”
“Love Nwantiti” by CKay Is No.

Reggae News You Can Use For February 16, 2022

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Enny, Tems, Priya Ragu and Central Cee listed as breakout stars for 2022
Incredible “Exodus” album from Bob Marley celebrates its 45 year anniversary
Lila Iké reveals her recent bipolar disorder diagnosis
Morgan Heritage wants reggae and dancehall industry to give young acts a chance
Prime Minister Andrew Holness says government will not censor dancehall lyrics

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 16, 2021

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Four new Rihanna songs rekindle hope that her reggae album may finally be on the horizon
Hartley Anderson’s podcast “Colour Me Reggae” aims to increased audience for Jamaican music
Kamala Harris book celebrates Nadine Sutherland as well as dancehall culture
Lila Iké says her preference for women doesn’t impact the quality of music she produces
“Rio Bueno” debut album from Charley Black honors his hometown

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 8, 2021

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Lila Iké hits the studio along with hot new dancehall sensation Skeng
Reviews for London’s Bob Marley bio-musical “Get Up, Stand Up!” are generally positive
Should the Grammys include a dancehall category?

Reggae News You Can Use For October 18, 2021

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Naomi Cowan talks to V Magazine about tapping into her inner strength
Niambe McIntosh reflects on the timeless message of her father, Peter Tosh
October 20 is the official opening for the Bob Marley musical in London
Protoje, Lila Ike, Sevana on Digicel Unplugged episode that drops October 18
Simi aims to shift the conversation with her new single “Woman”

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 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 October 5, 2021

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“Four Women” from Nina Simone gets a reggae spin from Queen Ifrica
“Good Times (Roll On)” is the new album from SoCal reggae-rock outfit Fortunate Youth
Lila Ike talks to Urban Islandz about the progress of her debut album
“Neo-Sufi” sound of Pakistani vocalist Arooj Aftab blends Rumi with reggae and more
“Superior” is the new single and music video from Popcaan

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 28, 2021

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Afrobeats event brings Tiwa Savage, Flavour, Olamide and more to Brooklyn on October 1
Glowing profile in the Guardian newspaper adds to Tems’ fast-growing popularity
New line of jewelry from DJ Cuppy is appropriately named Cuppy Cuts
Popcaan, Beenie Man, Lila Ike support the launch of Raheem Sterling’s 1962 clothing brand
Will we remember 2021 as the year that Afrobeats conquered the world?

Reggae News You Can Use For August 13, 2021

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“Batty Rider Shorts” video from Lila Ike tackles touchy issues of human trafficking and incest
The Green added to Cali Roots lineup for August 28 Monterey concert
Jimmy Cliff talks to the Jamaican Gleaner about auditioning Bob Marley
Laycon explains his love for local food and why he bans the color red
Stephen Marley cancels September appearance at Four Corners Reggae Fest in Colorado

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 12, 2021

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22-year-old dancehall sensation Jada Kingdom buys her first house ever
Bugle says it’s better to be underrated than be overrated
Kent Stage in Cleveland announces Wednesday, September 8 Julian Marley show
Naomi Cowan, Jaz Elise, Lila Ike and Sevana serve the song of the day for Havana Times
Nation Boss releases video for their new soulful hit “Faith”

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 22, 2021

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Lila Iké talks about how strong women are helping reshape Jamaica’s music culture
Roo Dube challenges Shatta Wale to battle him in rap
UB40’s new album “Bigga Baggariddim” has a very international feel
The UK dancehall scene remains underdeveloped as compared to other genres
Willie Jones celebrates Juneteenth by covering Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song”

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 March 16, 2021

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Lila Iké blesses Cosmopolitan with a bathtub freestyle
Namibian reggae star Ras Sheehama to release new album
Sean Paul calls out Grammys for poor treatment of reggae
Spice, Jada Kingdom And Shaneil Muir demo dancehall unity in Houston
“Timeless” is the new project from Queen of Reggae Marcia Griffiths

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 11, 2021

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Jada Kingdom warns her fans about approaching her the wrong way
Jamaica is in need of another reggae revival says music professor
Lila Iké, Protoje, Koffee, and Chronixx top inaugural Dubby Awards
Nigerian rapper Cruel Santino and Koffee working on new collaboration
Three all-time reggae have greats died in the last three weeks

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 22, 2021

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Highly anticipated collab from Lila Iké and Skillibeng drops on Apple Music
Koffee says that her second album “will be really awesome”
Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty lingerie brand is now worth $1 billion

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