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?

Reggae News You Can Use For September 27, 2021

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Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Mottley has message of “Get Up, Stand Up” for UN
“Beauty in the Silence” is the first new SOJA record in four years
Popcaan is the artist Ayesha Curry loves to listen to when she is cooking
Reggae singer Mr Easy to sue Afrobeats artiste Mr Eazi
Rihanna and Tems meet for first time at event promoting Savage x Fenty collection

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 23, 2021

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Her ninth studio album is “going to be completely different,” Rihanna tells the AP
Learn how the UK music scene has come to fully embrace Afrobeats
Queen Ifrica implores Jamaican dancehall acts to unite not fight
Spice talks to Forbes Magazine about how to build and maintain wealth
“Vibe” is the soon-to-be-released collaboration between Skip Marley and 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 17, 2021

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Olamide and fellow artist-producer Eskeez combine on new single “Loose It”
Popcaan avoids purchasing a pair of Yeezy’s while sneaker shopping in London
Rotimi infuses his Nigerian roots into a new wave of R&B
Tiwa Savage wants black girls to love the skin that they are in
Vision Alexander talks about his collaborations with Protoje and Jesse Royal

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 7, 2021

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Jada Kingdom comes clean about her mental health challenges
Popcaan’s new end-of-summer single is “Live Some Life”
Safaree Samuels wants to start a record label focused on reggae, dancehall and soca
Shatta Wale showers his fans with cash in Ada, Ghana
Vybz Kartel doing well after receiving his COVID-19 vaccine

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 27, 2021

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Brandy lends her smooth voice to “Somebody’s Son” single on new Tiwa Savage EP
Ghana Music Awards USA 2021 honor Adina, Stonebwoy and more
Maxi Priest, Teddyson John and Taddy P cover “Leave the Door Open” by Bruno Mars
“The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” has aged well over the last 23 years
Popcaan urges Lizzo to escape to Jamaica

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 18, 2021

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Debut “Star Power” EP from 22-year-old Selah Marley released this week
Dirty Heads release another new “Vacation” remix featuring Puerto Rican rapper Jon Z
Harry Carter talks to Pulse Nigeria about COVID, his Carterstrophe EP and more
Popcaan wants companies and corporate sponsors to do better
Spice, Shaggy, and Tarrus Riley help focus attention on earthquake relief for Haiti

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 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 July 8, 2021

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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

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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.…