Reggae News You Can Use For November 24, 2021

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Etana gains her second-ever “Best Reggae Album” Grammy nomination for “Pamoja”
“Positive Vibration” brings Gramps Morgan into the “Best Reggae Album” Grammy pool
Sean Paul’s “Live N Livin” brings him nod for the Grammy’s “Best Reggae Album” category
Self-titled “Royal” LP earns Jesse Royal a Grammy nomination for “Best Reggae Album”
SOJA join the Grammy mix in “Best Reggae Album” space for “Beauty In The Silence”
Spice jumps into the “Best Reggae Album” Grammy grouping for her “10” 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 November 11, 2021

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Apple Music’s Christmas Collection features Shenseea covering “Hallelujah”
Jack Johnson, Black Pumas and others part of “Peace Through Music” event on December 15
Konshens powered the Carnival celebration of Caribbean culture in Miami
Lagos’ vibrant Afrobeats scene has been captured in photos by Andrew Esiebo
Sean Paul tells GQ that dancehall is healthier than ever before

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 2, 2021

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Greentea Peng adds the flavor to the new Swindle single “What More”
Sean Paul thinks his love of swimming has helped to fuel his music success
“Selecta No Pare la Musica” showcases Fidel Nadal Afro-Argentinian reggae approach
Tempoe’s production chops are a big part of Afrobeats’ global takeover
Vinyl box set of Fela Kuti (as curated by Chris Martin) due out in December

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 15, 2021

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“Dynamite” single will re-unite Australian superstar Sia with Sean Paul
Ffurious has high hopes for his new single “Clean and Fresh”
Jamaican Drum ‘n’ Bass duo HeavyWeight Rockaz release self-titled debut album
Mento Buru haunts fans with “Skalloween” holiday release
Wizkid’s “Essence” is first-ever Nigerian Top 10 song on Billboard Hot 100

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 6, 2021

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After a year-long hiatus, Koffee announces “West Indies” will drop October 7
Fabulous Icekid stakes his claim to becoming one of Afrobeats all time greatest
Guild pays tribute to Bob Marley with affordable A-20 replica guitar
Sean Paul claims to have lost millions from not touring during the pandemic
WizKid and Tems receive Platinum Plaque for their smash single “Essence”

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 31, 2021

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Fabulous IceKid glosses himself as the Wiz Khalifa of Nigeria
Jo Mersa Marley’s music continues the spirit of his grandfather
Patoranking unveils video for “Black Girl Magic” from his current album “Three”
Spice and Jada Kingdom come together for their first collaboration
Tributes to Lee “Scratch” Perry from Bounty Killer, Shaggy, and Sean Paul

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 25, 2021

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Etana announces October dates in Kenya as part of her current “Pamoja” tour
Organixx is the name for the new clothing line from Chronixx
“Question” becomes the second solo single of 2021 for Burna Boy
Sean Paul talks to New York Magazine about what he can’t live without
Will Vybz Kartel serve as the face of Jamaica’s “every vax counts” campaign?

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 28, 2021

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Etuk Ubong talks about the next wave of Nigerian Afrobeat stars
Lil Mama’s video for “UHOH” celebrates 90’s dancehall
Sean Paul has joined the exclusive Pandora Billionaires Club
Sister Carol to open for Jason Mraz on August 21 at the Rooftop Pier in NYC
U-Roy’s “Solid Gold” debuts on US Current Reggae Albums chart

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 30, 2021

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BET Awards “Pass the Mic” performance includes Wayne Wonder and Sean Paul
Jesse Royal talks about the weed products he can’t live without
Shaggy’s new show on SiriusXM will mix hip-hop, dancehall and reggae
Teejay and Inner Circle team up on “Riches wi A Pree” single
Tessellated releases Latin-flavored “Sweeter” video that features Protoje

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 17, 2021

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Alicai Harley performs a dancehall banger on “Roll The Tape”
Bunny Wailer will be buried this week at the Dreamland Farm in Jamaica
Davido Live! Global Unity Concert arrives on Friday, June 18
Rawalty shares his essential tips for dancehall success
Watch Spice, Sean Paul and Shaggy on the June 15 edition of Jimmy Kimmel Live

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 14, 2021

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Djembe Monks’ new single with Thandy Dhlana is “Nhliziyo Yam”
Konshens says that he wasn’t trying to disrespect Buju Banton and Vybz Kartel
Primary Wave (which owns most of Bob Marley catalog) gains huge $375 m investment
Shatta Wale is all about grind in his new single “Piece of Cake”
VP Records’ biggest success has been Sean Paul, says Patricia Chin

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 11, 2021

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The Cavemen get major props from Wizkid: “I’m your biggest fan”
Cham talks to Flaunt about impact of Usain Bolt produced single “Lock Down”
Dirty Heads, Sublime with Rome, and SOJA to headline Cali Roots: Baja Sessions in Nov
Hardcore dancehall riddims making a full oomeback, says Sean Paul
NotNice says his mom set up his first meeting with Vybz Kartel

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 3, 2021

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Fireboy DML talks to Music In Africa about his growing fame
Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 list includes Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido, and Mr Eazi
Soundtrack for “Fast & Furious 9” features Sean Paul and Konshens
Spice renews her partnership with Magnum Tonic Wine
Ziggy Marley awarded honorary doctorate from Medgar Evers College

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

May 5, 2021 Reggae News: Happy Cinco de Mayo!

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DJ Khaled’s “Where You Come From” reggae anthem generates big buzz
Global reggae charts dominated by the 3 S’s: Spice, Sean Paul and Shaggy
Jacob Miller of Inner Circle would have been 69 on May 4
The reggae and dancehall genres are seeing an increase in album releases
Webby Awards nominees for 2021 include “Bob Marley Legacy”

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 31, 2021

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Documentary film on Afrobeats scheduled for April 2 release
Horro General wants a cleaner image for dancehall
Ringo Starr turns back to reggae in his new “Zoom In” EP
Sean Paul says that his next album will evolve from dancehall
Yaga Yoman brings roots reggae to audiences in Austria

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