Reggae News You Can Use For May 17, 2022

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

“Havana Meets Kingston Part 2” all-star compilation album set for June 3 release
How UB40 became the first chart-topping reggae act in the US
mssql date types
http://www.austinreggaefest.com/acme-dating/
camping at home date night

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 12, 2022

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

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
Reggae in the Rockies returns to Alpine, Wyoming from July 2-3
Skillibeng’s new “Mr Universe” EP set for release on May 12
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 April 14, 2022

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

• “Blessed” duet with Tyga from 2019 earns Shenseea her first ever Gold certification
Island Records founder Chris Blackwell to release memoir on June 7
“Love Power” is the new collaboration between Stonebwoy and Alpha Blondy
Serani video clip reaffirms Ed Sheeran’s ongoing love for Jamaican music
UB40 sets 2022 tour with the Original Wailers, Maxi Priest and Big Mountain

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 7, 2022

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

After her Grammy win, Angelique Kidjo receives congratulations from Wizkid
Davido feels he is not seen as a successful singer because of wealthy family background
Gramps Morgan, Etana and Chronixx say SOJA’s Grammy recognition is well-deserved
Jah9 emerges with the top selling NFT in the April 1 CryptoRastas auction
UB40 joins more than 37,000 petition signers in support of Palestinian rapper Lowkey

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 4, 2022

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

Darkoo says she feels destined to lead a new generation of Afrobeats
Dua Lipa sued by Artikal Sound System for copyright infringement
Spice, Masicka, and Yaksta are the big winners at Reggae Month Irie FM Music Awards
The Guardian charts Afrobeats’ steady path to world domination
UB40 play Brighton concert in memory of founding member Astro

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 21, 2022

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

Afrobeats Hall of Fame ceremony to honor Onyeka Onwenu, Fela and others
Lake Tahoe Reggae Festival returns on Sunday, July 24
Mick Jagger enjoys “a little downtime” In Jamaica
Sydney Stewart (aka “Ethiopian”) transitions from dancehall to reggae
UB40 featuring Ali Campbell & Astro announce new album “Unprecedented”

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 10, 2022

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

Forbes Magazine profiles Grammy-nominated dancehall artist Spice
Ginjah calls for less violent lyrics in dancehall and reggae
“Kingman” is the second album from reggae crooner Ras-I
Popcaan’s new album will be titled “Great is He, Great is Me”
UK tour for UB40 featuring Ali Campbell set to begin in February in London

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 8, 2021

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

Lila Iké hits the studio along with hot new dancehall sensation Skeng
Reviews for London’s Bob Marley bio-musical “Get Up, Stand Up!” are generally positive
Should the Grammys include a dancehall category?

Reggae News You Can Use For October 28, 2021

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

Dancehall starlet Moyann scores ambassadorship deal with Fashion Nova
Dub Club at Echoplex in Los Angeles comes to a close after nearly two decades
Tems talks to Teen Vogue about the success of her “If Orange Was a Place” EP
Title song on soundtrack for “The Harder They Fall” is another big win for Koffee
UB40 saxophonist Brian Travers devoted final days to children’s charity song

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 24, 2021

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

Elaine and others reveal why African artists are poised “to claim our spot”
Fireboy DML lists his top five tips for putting together an Afrobeat hit
Liverpool set to unveil Bob Marley statue on Thursday, September 9
Smash crossover success of Wizkid’s “Essence” release analyzed by Billboard
UB40 founding member, saxophonist Brian Travers dead at 62

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 11, 2021

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

Dancehall starlet Moyann is poised to be next big thing with rising single “Too Good”
Iya Terra album “Ease & Grace” debuts at No. 1 on US Current Reggae Album chart
• New Damola single “Rockstar” mixes hip hop rhythms and enriching afrobeats
SOJA release “The Day You Came” featuring UB40 and Rebelution
Stonebwoy donates to disabled children in Accra via the Livingstone Foundation

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 6, 2021

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

Dazed Magazine talks to Obongjayar and Sarz about the eruption of West African culture
“Gyalis” from Capella Grey is beginning to rise on the charts
The Jamaica Observer interviews Kabaka Pyramid about his “Victory Rock” album
“Noise Noise Noise” is reggae-infused punk from the Last Gang
UB40 unveil first tour dates that will showcase their 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 August 3, 2021

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

Demarco and Stephen Marley team up for “Dance My Stress Away”
New artist Kay Century is gaining momentum in Ghana’s Afrobeats scene
Re-release of “Mama Gone but not Forgotten” lands Bounty Killer back on Top Ten chart
Robin Campbell of UB40 says the band is still fighting injustice
Several UFC fighters in recent bout like Dirty Heads for their walkout song

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 8, 2021

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

2021 tour of North American announced by Wizkid
Matt Doyle to become the new lead singer for UB40
Popcaan ends his audio hiatus with gritty new song “Find Dem”
Reggae record from the UK label sue Chris Brown for copyright infringement
Tarrus Riley releases reggae version “Heartbreak Anniversary” by Giveon

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 29, 2021

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

Duncan Campbell announces his retirement from UB40 following seizure 
Kabaka Pyramid, Busy Signal and Keznamdi featured on new Rebelution album
Konshens gets music credit on blockbuster F9 film
Wizkid celebrates 10 years of music super-stardom
Ziggy Marley and H.E.R.

Reggae News You Can Use For June 22, 2021

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

Lila Iké talks about how strong women are helping reshape Jamaica’s music culture
Roo Dube challenges Shatta Wale to battle him in rap
UB40’s new album “Bigga Baggariddim” has a very international feel
The UK dancehall scene remains underdeveloped as compared to other genres
Willie Jones celebrates Juneteenth by covering Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song”

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