Reggae News You Can Use For March 31, 2022

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Her own life story is the focus of the new Selah Marley single “Safety”
Jesse Royal joins G Whizz on “Live Life” remix
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Tabby Diamond of The Mighty Diamonds shot dead in Kingston

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 25, 2022

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Grove is the radical new voice in queer dancehall from Bristol UK
New U.S. Afrobeats Songs Chart is combined effort of Billboard and Afro Nation
Popcaan, Burna Boy, Delroy Wilson featured in new Netflix “Top Boy” soundtrack
Usain Bolt wants to be the music industry’s next DJ Khaled
Why Burna Boy’s Afro Nation performance should not be missed

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 7, 2022

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Cedella Marley shares her story as a migrant kid with new children’s book
Denroy Morgan, reggae veteran and father of Morgan Heritage, dead at 76
Mr. Lexx says his sophomore dancehall album is almost done
Popcaan surprises Davido on stage in London for “Risky” performance
Social media showers Stonebwoy with accolades on his 34th 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 February 22, 2022

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“Celebrating Nina: A Reggae Tribute to Nina Simone” scheduled for March 18 release
Future Awards Africa 2022 winners list includes Tems and Bimbo Adeyemo
Metro reviews Christian Adofo’s new book about the power of Afrobeats
Popcaan receives big props from legendary lovers rock musician Beres Hammond
Stonebwoy to perform at Uppsala Reggae Fest in Sweeden in late July

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 14, 2022

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Afrobeats star Yemi Alade pushes back against fan who offers unwanted career advice
Kingsley Ben-Adir to play Bob Marley in upcoming movie from Paramount Pictures
Popcaan blasts dancehall artists who glorify the use of illegal drugs
Third World given keys to the city by mayor of Hollywood, Florida
What does the return of Lady Saw mean for the present and future of dancehall?

Reggae News You Can Use For February 10, 2022

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Forbes Magazine profiles Grammy-nominated dancehall artist Spice
Ginjah calls for less violent lyrics in dancehall and reggae
“Kingman” is the second album from reggae crooner Ras-I
Popcaan’s new album will be titled “Great is He, Great is Me”
UK tour for UB40 featuring Ali Campbell set to begin in February in London

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 28, 2022

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February 4 brings the new Zeeteah Massiah single “Wat A Ting”
“Going Back to Jamaica” is newest song from Georgia’s Amun Ra
Koffee shows off her impressively toned abs on social media
Popcaan dominates African edition of the Apple Music Song Chart
Reggae Month in Jamaica launches on Sunday, January 30

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 19, 2022

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Cindy Lyons moves from model to musician with release of her new single “Rain”
Ghanaian-born, L.A.-based DJ Blaq Pages explains his ‘Africa to the world’ agenda
Gramps Morgan wants to help put the dance back in dancehall
Hypebeast gives you an inside look at the cool new Air Jordan 7 “Afro Beats” sneaker
Popcaan confirms his tour of Kenya to kick off in Nairobi in the spring

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 14, 2022

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Amber Mark’s sultry single “Softly” re-surfaces via dancehall remix by Popcaan
Koffee confirmed as part of the 2022 Coachella lineup
Rising Afrobeats star OG Picasso talks origins, AfroTrap, and the future of African sound
Silverdon fuses reggae sounds with Middle East culture on “Bye Bye Bye”
Skillibeng drops remix for Afrobeat’s artist Ckay’s viral hit “Love Nwantiti”

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 6, 2022

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Afrobeat newcomer Ayra Starr is one of the top musicians to watch for in 2022
Charly Black and Konshens show dancehall solidarity in Kenya
Keith Richards names Jimmy Cliff and Toots Hibbert amongst his favorite singers
Popcaan pays moving tribute for slave ancestors at Elimina Castle in Ghana
Rebelution announces February 12 show at Maui Arts & Cultural Center

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 8, 2021

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“Big Fat Benz” is the new song from Jamaican dancehall-reggae star Samantha J
Doja Cat’s “Kiss Me More” is 2021’s most listened to song in Jamaica on Spotify
DJ Akademiks says that Vybz Kartel is more influential than Bob Marley
Popcaan stunts In Rolls-Royce and icy jewelry in “Money Speaks” video
Shaggy talks to Dennis Miller about why he recorded “Christmas in the Islands”

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 19, 2021

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FAVE releases the video for her chart-topping single “Baby Riddim”
Is dancehall finally ready to accept its LGBTQ performers and fans?
Masicka talks about the meaning behind the title of his debut album “438”
Skip Marley and Popcaan get the party started in energetic ‘Vibe’ video
UK study finds Bob Marley would be raking in big bucks via streaming

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 4, 2021

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“Bam Bam” from Sister Nancy named second most important dancehall track of all time
Demarco’s debut album “Melody” is rising on US reggae charts
Kangol Michael drops new Afrobeat single “Successful”
Popcaan’s upcoming performance In The Gambia has his African fans excited
Sting launches Las Vegas residency at Caesars Palace

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 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 30, 2021

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Ammoye’s new album “Water” reflects her mixed Jamaican-Canadian heritage
Eddy Grant’s ‘Electric Avenue’ lawsuit against Trump upheld by New York judge
Mayorkun has emerged as one of Afrobeats’ fastest-rising stars
Skillibeng brings in Popcaan, Bobby Shmurda, Spice for his “Crododile Teeth” album
Tems confirms that she will have another collaboration with Drake in 2022

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?