Reggae News You Can Use For June 18, 2021

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

Jahvillani announces his debut dancehall album “Dirt To Bentley”
Lagos to the world! Watch Burna Boy and Wizkid on the set of “Ballon D’or”
“Original Chicago Reggae: 1978-1996” is a stellar vinyl tribute to Skanking Lizard
Stonebwoy tells government of Ghanna to prioritize the creative arts industry
TikTok’s popularity with reggae and dancehall streamers is growing quickly

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 9, 2021

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

“Best of Dirty Heads” album is scheduled for a July 16 release
Gekko Gucci talks to The Guardian Life about his take on Afrobeats
Queen Spice says that “she doesn’t own dancehall”
Stonebwoy’s new video for “Critical” features Nigerian artist Zlatan
Wizkid changes his Instagram handle to Big Wiz

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 3, 2021

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Fireboy DML talks to Music In Africa about his growing fame
Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 list includes Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido, and Mr Eazi
Soundtrack for “Fast & Furious 9” features Sean Paul and Konshens
Spice renews her partnership with Magnum Tonic Wine
Ziggy Marley awarded honorary doctorate from Medgar Evers College

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 11, 2021

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

Beyonce and Wizkid get MTV Award nomination for “Brown Skin Girl”
Davido celebrates his ten years anniversary in the music industry
Etana strikes a balance between music and motherhood
Nakkia Gold and Wiz Khalifa remix “Justice (Get Up, Stand Up)” of Bob Marley
Nigerian Afrobeats record label Mavin launches music leadership program

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 27, 2021

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“Enjoyment” is the new single from rising Afrobeats star Jujuboy
Most followed African artiste on Instagram is officially Davido
New untitled single from Burna Boy teased on Twitter
Omar and the Eastern Power brings a Korean flavor to Afrobeat
Social media is going wild about “Oyinbo” kid singing Wizkid’s “Blessed”

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 13, 2021

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Akon wants to run a Senegal city on cryptocurrency
Koffee catches a vibe with DJ Khaled
Watch the new “Essence” video from WizKid and Tems
Why Fela Kuti belongs in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Yaw Tog will be bigger than both Sarkodie and Stonebwoy

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 30, 2021

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

Koffee is the big winner at the 2021 NAACP Image Awards
Learn the backstory behind the Bob Marley call-to-action anthem “Get Up, Stand Up”
SiriusXM announces new Bob Marley streaming channel
West African afrobeat star Spicer Dabz releases new track “Champion”
Wizkid takes home NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album

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 23, 2021

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

Deluxe Edition of Protoje’s classic “In Search of Lost Time” album now available
Lee Scratch Perry celebrates his 85th birthday
Res Brothers release “Take It Back” reggae remix
“Tribute To Dancehall” collection from Adidas draws criticism
What Wizkid and Burna Boy Grammy wins mean for African music

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 15, 2021

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

Best Reggae Album at 2021 Grammys goes to Toots and the Maytals
Burna Boy performs and wins Best Global Music Album at 2021 Grammys
Meet Nigeria Afrobeat newcomer Chukwuka Ekweani, known popularly as CKay
“Rastafari Way” by Teacha Dee included in new James Bond soundtrack
Wizkid wins 2021 Grammy for Best Music Video for his song with Beyoncé

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 17, 2021

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Koffee marks her 21st birthday by posting three memorable baby pics
Sierra Nevada World Music Festival promotor Warren Smith has passed
Wizkid’s “Made In Lagos” hits 100 million streams in just over 100 days

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 29, 2021

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

Catch up with Selah Marley’s daily quarantine routine via this TZR interview
Diamond Platnumz, Nasty C, and Wizkid set to perform at MTV Africa Music Awards
Sean Paul hopes to unify dancehall with his new album “Live and Living”

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 4, 2021

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

Davido, Burna Boy, Wizkid find peace in Ghana
“Lockdown” from Koffee was Jamaica’s top streamed song for 2020
Revolt charts 2020’s nine best Afrobeats albums

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 22, 2020

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

Barack Obama’s favorite music of 2020 includes Koffee and WizKid
Bob Marley musical to premier in London in May of 2021
Legacy of Peter Tosh inspires NOAH’s latest ‘Equal Rights’ t-shirt line

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 18, 2020

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

Cuppy lauded as “entrepreneur, DJ, and philanthropist” in Forbes
Stephen Marley scores a tropical Florida estate near Miami for $3.4 million
Wizkid is “getting serious and having fun,” says the Africa Report

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

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

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.…