Reggae News You Can Use For July 8, 2021

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

2021 tour of North American announced by Wizkid
Matt Doyle to become the new lead singer for UB40
Popcaan ends his audio hiatus with gritty new song “Find Dem”
Reggae record from the UK label sue Chris Brown for copyright infringement
Tarrus Riley releases reggae version “Heartbreak Anniversary” by Giveon

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 7, 2021

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Five years later, Shenseea reflects on her 2016 dancehall single “Jiggle Jiggle”
Jared Watson from Dirty Heads is happy for the viral re-birth of “Vacation”
Read about dynamic Caribbean dancehall scene in Boston
Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy dance to each other’s songs
Zamunda talks about his new collaboration with Popcaan and Dre Island

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

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

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 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 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 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 16, 2021

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Ce’Cile’s “Come Over” amongst Dancehall’s list of most exciting April releases
“Missing You” brings together Shaneil Muir and Jah Cure
Morgan Heritage gets into the NFT game as part of new “Legacy” album
Tia and Bounty Killer release video for “Nice Up”
Vybz Kartel, Popcaan and other reggae stars push St Vincent relief effort

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 8, 2021

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

Lagos, Nigeria is the world’s newest hot-spot for musical talent
Mystic Marley releases Latin-reggae fusion single “Sad Girls”
Popcaan creates the “craziest melodies in Jamaican music history” says Chronixx
Reggae store Lion Vibes set to reopen in Brixton Village on April 12
Wesrok will push his country reggae subgenre on new album “Look at Me Now”

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 29, 2021

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Dancehall Deejay Ce’Cile criticizes popularity of songs that promote rape culture
Justin Bieber fails to credit dancehall influence in DJ Khaled interview
New Toronto mural celebrates the city’s rich reggae heritage
Popcaan releases “Jungle Justice (Part Twice)” after Khanice Jackson’s murder
Reggae royalty Jah’Mila delivers uplifting appeal to her new single Rise

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 22, 2021

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Afro-jazz musician Jeys Marabini considers going full-on with reggae
Dancehall Magazine’s top 10 picks to play Bob Marley in new movie
How Afrobeats struck a chord around the globe
Popcaan’s mom reveals which three of his songs are fit for her ears
Ric Hassani says that Nigerian music is more than Afrobeats

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 17, 2021

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

“Big Time” is the new album from Dancehall artist Delly Ranx
i-D Magazine Jamaicazine issue features Popcaan, Beenie Man, Sean Paul and more
Koffee & Di Genius both contributed to John Lengend’s “Bigger Love” Grammy win
Paramount Pictures announces plans for another Bob Marley biographical movie
Posthumous album by Afrobeat pioneer Tony Allen prepped for release

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 9, 2021

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

Dancehall newcomer Yaksta gets big props from Beenie Man
Koffee is a spokes-model for the Spring 2021 Calvin Klein campaign
NationBøss’s dancehall talents are building big buzz via his Instagram feed
Nigerian producer Samklef claims that he originated the Afrobeats genre
Rihanna goes viral again with Popcaan song “Silence”

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 3, 2021

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Bunny Wailer, the reggae legend who found fame with Bob Marley, has died at 73
Jamaicans unhappy that Kanye West to receive Marcus Garvey Humanitarian Award
Popcaan’s virtual performance with Beres Hammond captivates dancehall lovers

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 8, 2021

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

BDS organizers who forced 2015 Matisyahu cancellation acquitted in Spain
Native Festival unites all-stars from dancehall and Afrobeats in Mexico in September
Popcaan drops two new inspirational songs “Win” and “Medal”

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 26, 2021

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

Koffee is the first artist confirmed for Virtual Global Reggae Night
Next 12 months will see new dancehall albums from Beenie Man, Spice, and Shenseea
Popcaan, Jada Kingdom and Kranium are artists with best dancehall songs of 2021

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