Reggae News You Can Use For November 12, 2021

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“Don’t Get Caught Sick” is the first solo single from Kam Franklin of the Suffers
Shaggy’s 21-year-old album “Hotshot” is conquering the reggae charts yet again
Tiwa Savage talks about the early career setbacks that strengthened her resolve
“Weed Song” is the self-explanatory new single from Zac Jone$ and Jesse Royal
Ziggy Marley now applying his creative talents to authoring children’s books

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 8, 2021

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DJ Cuppy begins classes in African Studies at the University of Oxford in England
Follow Ian Fleming’s frequent footsteps through Jamaica in search of James Bond
Lenny Kravitz currently working on three new albums
Nigerian independence festival on Oct 15 will include Davido, Tiwa Savage, and Teni
Video for the new Koffee single “West Indies” ignites the Internet

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 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 2, 2021

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BET profiles Selah Marley after her “Star Power” release
Meek Mill looking for a reggae song to rap to on his next album
Spotify’s most streamed Nigerian albums of 2020 include Burna Boy, Davido and Olamide
Vanguard reviews the new Tiwa Savage “Water & Garri” EP
WSTRN’s new single “Be My Guest” features Fireboy DML

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 17, 2021

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CNW lists its three must-listen to dancehall songs from Alkaline
Global Citizen Live event on Sept 25 will include Burna Boy, Davido and Tiwa Savage
Hip Hop now a bigger factor than reggae in shaping the flavor of dancehall
Read the beginner’s guide to dancehall, courtesy of MusicRadar
Shenseea, Koffee, Jada Kingdom and Protoje featured on Madden NFL 22 Soundtrack

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.…

Happy International Reggae Day / July 1, 2021

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Dennis Brown docufilm scheduled for International Reggae Day in Port Royal
Murals of legends like Peter Tosh and Gregory Isaacs key to future of iconic Kingston street
Pato Banton set for Friday, July 2 concert in Santa Barbara
Rickardo ‘Shuzzr’ Smith feels that reggae and dancehall is becoming more LGBTQ tolerant
Tiwa Savage and others pay tribute to Davido’s close aide, Obama DMW

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 1, 2021

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Dancehall Queen Carlene answers five questions from the Jamaica Gleaner
Dive deep into the music of Afrobeat pioneer Tony Allen
Mapy the violinist brings a new sound to “Toast” and other reggae hits
Rachel Scott says that dancehall culture inspired her approach to fashion design
Tiwa Savage’s “All Over” tops list of top summer Afrobeats singles

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 17, 2021

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EDMIdentity interviews Spinall about Afrobeats, social justice and more
Jamaica Observer talks to Stick Figure about their chart-topping album “Fire and Stone”
Rebelution, Stephen Marley and more will play “Closer to the Sun” festival in December
Reggae Sumfest elects not to go virtual in 2021, aiming instead for live October event
Tiwa Savage’s easy chic travel style comes from items entirely made in Nigeria

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 14, 2021

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Dirty Heads’ Jared Watson talks about the viral success of “Vacation”
“Legacy” is the new album from Morgan Heritage
Pharrell Williams hails Tiwa Savage’s upcoming EP, “Water and Garri”
Shaggy says dancehall artists should bridge language barrier for global success
Trojan Records reissuing 50th anniversary vinyl version of “The Trojan Story”

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 23, 2021

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Freddie McGregor’s Big Ship Music Fest returns to Port Charlotte on July 3
Mount Olivet Boys’ Home receives large gift from Buju Banton Foundation
Tiwa Savage’s big new arm tattoo is big news in Africa
UB40 featuring Ali and Astro to headline Middlesbrough event on August 30
Yara Saleh is Egypt’s first-ever dancehall choreographer

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 15, 2021

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Allure magazine talks to Tiwa Savage about fighting the Afrobeats patriarchy
Jah9 teams with Yaadcore and Subatomic Sound System for epic “Police in Helicopter” cover
Nigerian songstress Sayo turning heads with her new “For Your Love” single
Niu Raza brings her African influences to the Boston music scene
Shaneil Muir looks to Koffee as her blueprint for dancehall success

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 25, 2021

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Busy Signal enjoys props from Kenyan politician Raila Odinga
Nigerian DJ WurlD is coloring outside the lines of Afrobeats
Tropkillaz and Tiwa Savage remix the classic Bob Marley hit “Jamming”

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.…