Reggae News You Can Use For August 24, 2021

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.…

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 19, 2021

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Austin’s Flamingo Cantina re-opens to reggae fans on Wednesday, May 20
Burna Boy ignites controversy by saying he is not a Nigerian artist
Dancehall stars coming to Good Morning America on June 11
NaijaVibe website brings Afrobeats into the spotlight
UB40 launching vegan red wine 40 years after releasing their massive hit single

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, 2021

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Dominica’s AbiYah re-releases her 2017 single “Thank You Mama”
Lavaud’s brings together dancehall, R&B and Afrobeats on “King Vaud”
Ransom Beatz’ YouTube channel is key to his success as a producer
“Rich Forever” video with Jesse Royal and Vybz Kartel hits social media
UB40 thinks that they were being spied on by MI5 in the 1980s

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 30, 2021

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Former seminary student King Perryy releases “Citizen of the World”
“Made It” is the second single from Jo Mersa Marley’s “Eternal” EP
New DJ Khaled album includes Bounty Killer, Buju Banton, and Capleton
Produced by Chopstix, “Kilometre” becomes first 2021 single from Burna Boy
UB40 Announces new “Bigga Baggariddim” album ahead of virtual show

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.…