Reggae News You Can Use For July 21, 2021

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

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.…

Reggae News You Can Use For December 30, 2020

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Eboh Ozioma Goodnews (aka Queenie) says Tiwa Savage is her role model
The Guardian names 2020’s ten best global albums
Music in Africa lists their top African reggae songs of 2020

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 17, 2020

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Koffee discusses her 2021 strategy via interview at Grubhub’s “Soundbites”
“The House That Bradley Built Deluxe Edition” brings a delicious reggae vibe
Tiwa Savage’s amazing “Park Well” video includes appearance by Davido

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 14, 2020

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Paper Magazine profiles Nigerian superstar Mr Eazi
Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Fireboy DML and others guest on new DJ Spinall album “Grace”
Ziggy Marley connects with Caribbean Journal about his dad, reggae and 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 7, 2020

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Catchy “No Limit” single gaining traction for 19-year-old Lady Aika
Spice credits Bounty Killer for her first big break in dancehall
Tiwa Savage’s “Celia” makes Time’s list of top ten albums from 2020

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 30, 2020

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ComplexUK lauds Tiwa Savage as the Queen of Afrobeats
Dancehall genre is feeling snubbed by Grammys
Koffee becomes ambassador for the Jordan Unite campaign

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