Reggae News You Can Use For June 25, 2021

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

Jada Kingdom reveals new record deal and new management team
Kelvyn Boy says he inspired the Afrobeats category at Vodafone Ghana Music Awards
Producer Dre Skull celebrates the 10 year anniversary of Vybz Kartel’s “Kingston Story”
Marley family to launch the first celebrity magic mushroom line
Nigerian Afrobeats superstar D’Banj is back with new single “BANGA”

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 14, 2021

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

Djembe Monks’ new single with Thandy Dhlana is “Nhliziyo Yam”
Konshens says that he wasn’t trying to disrespect Buju Banton and Vybz Kartel
Primary Wave (which owns most of Bob Marley catalog) gains huge $375 m investment
Shatta Wale is all about grind in his new single “Piece of Cake”
VP Records’ biggest success has been Sean Paul, says Patricia Chin

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 11, 2021

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

The Cavemen get major props from Wizkid: “I’m your biggest fan”
Cham talks to Flaunt about impact of Usain Bolt produced single “Lock Down”
Dirty Heads, Sublime with Rome, and SOJA to headline Cali Roots: Baja Sessions in Nov
Hardcore dancehall riddims making a full oomeback, says Sean Paul
NotNice says his mom set up his first meeting with Vybz Kartel

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 10, 2021

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

“Fake Reggae” is the powerful new single from The Late Ones
Flamingo Cantina in Austin to host Etana on Friday, July 9
Third World releases “Feel Good” video featuring Busy Signal
Vybz Kartel’s “African Summer” tops this week’s Dancehallmag playlist on Spotify
“Wildfire” EP showcases the neo-reggae sound of Kxng Izem

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

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

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 May 10, 2021

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

Drake hypes very rare Midnight album as the soundtrack for his candles
May 11 marks the 36-year anniversary of when cancer killed Bob Marley
Remix of Common’s “What Do You Say” gets Damian Marley reggae remix
Robert Arturo (aka Altur Santos) personifies the grandeur of reggae rap
Vybz Kartel throws his hat into the debate about dancehall violence

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 6, 2021

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

Etana releases the video for her “Baby O” single with Vybz Kartel
Ghana back on international music scene because of Afrobeats
Italian reggae artiste Alborosie drops “Back a Yard Dub” album
Justin Bieber keeps his dreadlocks despite continued criticism
Koffee and Buju Banton scheduled for May 23 St.

Reggae News You Can Use For May 6, 2021

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

Etana releases the video for her “Baby O” single with Vybz Kartel
Ghana back on international music scene because of Afrobeats
Italian reggae artiste Alborosie drops “Back a Yard Dub” album
Justin Bieber decides to keep his dreadlocks despite continued criticism
Koffee and Buju Banton scheduled for May 23 St.

Reggae News You Can Use For April 21, 2021

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

Barrington Levy and Lila Iké to headline City Splash Festival in September
“Clarks & Jamaica” campaign features Koffee and Protoje, but draws criticism
Dancehall rates the best and the worst of Vybz Kartel albums
Fela Kuti’s case for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame examined by Quartz
Nigeria’s Ice Prince talks about Afrobeats, hip-hop, and his new single “Kolo”

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 16, 2021

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

Ce’Cile’s “Come Over” amongst Dancehall’s list of most exciting April releases
“Missing You” brings together Shaneil Muir and Jah Cure
Morgan Heritage gets into the NFT game as part of new “Legacy” album
Tia and Bounty Killer release video for “Nice Up”
Vybz Kartel, Popcaan and other reggae stars push St Vincent relief effort

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 9, 2021

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

Davido, Funke Akindele, and Burna Boy make influential Forbes Africa 100 list
Mr. Vegas agrees that some dancehall lyrics contribute to violence in Jamaica
Popcaan tells Jamaican Prime Minister to invest in dancehall music
Rising Afrobeat sensation Jo-El Sii set to release his debut EP
Vybz Kartel’s dominance over dancehall ecosystem beginning to be questioned

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 5, 2021

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

DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVES Vol. III album has a distinctly Afrobeats flavor
Etana enjoying positive fan feedback on “Baby O” single with Vybz Kartel
Koffee to headline Oct 10 Best of the Best Concert in Miami
Stonebwoy dominates Reggae & Dancehall category at VGMAs 
Watch the trailer for the upcoming documentary “Afrobeats: The Backstory”

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

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

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 March 5, 2021

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

Andra Day (who plays Billie Holiday on Hulu series) finds afrobeat inspiration
How is Vybz Kartel dominating the dancehall charts a decade after his incarceration?
Made Kuti talks afrobeat, activism and his family legacy

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 21, 2021

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

“Dancehall Royalty” from Vybz Kartel scores top ten debut on US reggae chart
Jah9 added to lineup for Jamaica Jazz and Blues Fest in March
Why pro-Trump rioters sang Bob Marley songs outside the US Capitol

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 13, 2021

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

Chronixx and Koffee featured on soundtrack to Netflix movie “Fatale”
Virtual Reggae Month 2021 launches on January 31
Vybz Kartel enlists his children for new “Dancehall Royalty” project

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