Reggae News You Can Use For May 12, 2022

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Bonnie Raitt covers “Love So Strong” from Toots & the Maytals on her new album
Recent spike from Record Store Day pushes Peter Tosh over Bob Marley on Billboard charts
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UB40 start the next chapter of their long musical journey with new frontman Matt Doyle

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 4, 2022

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Announcement of Shenseea appearance at NYC Pride stirs LGBTQ controversy
NBA YoungBoy remix of “Whap Whap” demonstrates Skillibeng’s growing influence
Protoje’s new song and video “Hills” reflects his return to a more simple lifestyle
Visa petition filed to allow Beenie Man to perform in the US at summer festivals
Yaadcore answers five questions from the Jamaica Gleaner

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, 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
Popcaan enters an exclusive management deal with Since 93
Skillibeng set to drop his sophomore album in June
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 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 December 30, 2021

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Afro dancehall star Raebel is quickly charting the musical terrain with her unique style
Dancehallmag releases its list of 21 best dancehall and reggae albums of 2021
Jamaican-Canadian reggae star Ammoye releases video for her new single “On The Dock”
Skillibeng reflects on the big successes he achieved in dancehall in 2021
These top 25 Afrobeat songs of 2021 are guaranteed to get you on the dancefloor

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 11, 2021

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Electrifying Tems show in Los Angeles justifies her massive buzz
‘Georgie,’ the man who Bob Marley sang about In ‘No Woman, No Cry’ is dead at 84
Queen Ifrica says that the dancehall industry is overrun with sexual predators
Skillibeng, Demarco, and Bugle will release albums in October
SOJA’s Jacob Hemphill talks “Beauty In The Silence” on JamBase podcast

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 June 7, 2021

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Afrobeats is the future of music, says JargoKush
Lil Baby aiming to make his dancehall debut with Skillibeng collaboration
New PBS documentary focuses on “Bakosó: AfroBeats of Cuba”
Sublime’s iconic self-titled albumn celebrates its 25th anniversary
UB40 still going strong on career album #21

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 7, 2021

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• “Fire & Stone (Prince Fatty Presents)” by Stick Figure is iTunes’ #1 reggae album
Graffy cover of Justin Bieber’s “Anyone” set for May 17 release
Jamaica Observer analyzes the state of reggae in 2021
New exhibit in Detroit celebrates the black women of Jamaica’s dancehall scene
Skillibeng is now Jamaica’s top dancehall artist, says Boom Boom

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 1, 2021

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Etana and Vybz Kartel release the dancehall love ballad “Baby O”
Is Shalkal the world’s new king of dancehall?
Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness blasts violent dancehall lyrics
Laro Don combines with Skillibeng on red-hot “Roadman Trap” track
Made Kuti talks to Relix Magazine about his new album “For(e)ward”

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 2, 2021

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Lila Iké confirms Skillibeng collab on “The Will” and asks Protoje to release it
New “Studio 17: The Lost Reggae Tapes” film focuses on Dennis Brown
Shenseea says that she wants to pet camels and touch lions via trip to Australia

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 11, 2021

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For 2020, top dancehall honors go to Shenseea & Govana
Ayanna Witter Johnson brings classical cello to reggae
Skillibeng defends trap dancehall: “We know it good for the music”

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 21, 2020

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Dancehall artist Skillibeng signs deal with Sony/ATV
Fela Kuti’s Afrobeat is still shaking the planet
Ideh Goodluck (aka Lifash) talks about his love for music has evolved

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