Reggae News You Can Use For October 1, 2021

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

Barbados upbringing helped Rihanna to become a billionaire
Ckay’s “Love Nwantiti” debuts on the Billboard Hot 100
Davido talks to Trevor Noah about Afrobeats and activism
Major Lazer’s ‘Diplomatico’ is nominated for a Latin Grammy award
Mr Lambert talks about his collaboration with Jada Kingdom

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 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 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 29, 2021

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Flaunt Magazine calls Naomi Cowan “the true definition of a stargirl”
“I’m so grateful,” says Spice about her recent work with Sean Paul and Shaggy
Julian Marley to perform free show in Miami on Saturday, July 31
MediSun talks to DancehallMag about his new release “Mash Down Riddims”
Shenseea expresses her hope to eventually collaborate with Rihanna

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 21, 2021

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Bob Marley & the Wailers’ classic “Capitol Session ‘73” album set for a September re-release
Can A$AP Rocky push Rihanna’s reggae album to its long-awaited release?
D-Black hints at a new collaboration with Shatta Wale
“Rage” single from Dirty Heads features guest shots from Travis Barker and Aimee Interrupter
Tiwa Savage mourns the sudden loss of her father

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 21, 2021

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Afrobeats sensation Leflyyy serves up Kumerican vibes on “Yaba”
Iration announces Mandalay Bay beach show on Saturday, August 7
Mick Jagger lists “‘Get Up, Stand Up” as his all-time favorite reggae song
Shaggy talks to the Atlanta Black Star about what could have been with Rihanna
“U Know Di Vibe” is Aidonia’s summer anthem with wife Kimberly Megan

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 4, 2021

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Dre Skull and Mr. Eazi collaborate with Popcaan on “Sekkle & Bop”
JUNO Awards in Canada includes reggae for first time in 50 years
The Mighty Diamonds 50th anniversary celebration concert set for June 11
Rihanna still coy on release date of her long-awaited reggae album
Watch Nigerian wunderkind Omah Lay perform “Can’t Relate”

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 26, 2021

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Amanyea talks to Jamaica Gleaner about her signature single “Aye Aye”
Ras Teo to release “Celestial Rockers” EP on June 4
Romieikon talks to UrbanIslandz about his dancehall production skills
Spice’s dream collaboration is Rihanna and Nicki Minaj for a female Caribbean anthem
Stefflon Don joins Shenseea for new “Rebel (Remix)”

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 March 9, 2021

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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 February 26, 2021

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Experience NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series with Nigerian superstar Davido
German/Nigerian artist OTee releases his new Afrobeats single titled “No Time”
Shenseea explains why she has stopped trying to “be the next Rihanna”

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.…

Reggae News You Can Use For February 4, 2021

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2021 NAACP Image Awards nominees include Tiwa Savage and Davido
Rihanna calls out Kentucky Attorney General on his Black History month Twitter post
Stonebwoy confirms studio sessions with Buju Banton in 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 December 28, 2020

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2020 was a massive year for Burna Boy
Forget the reggae album, Rihanna now working on a Caribbean cookbook
Macka’s new single documents the pain of Brixton’s gentrification

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 3, 2020

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Emmerson Bockarie lobbies for a better Sierra Leone
Shaggy explains why he resisted collaboration on Rihanna’s new reggae album
Yanique ‘Curvy Diva’ Barrett is stepping into the Afrobeats arena

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