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Kam Franklin has never sounded better than she does on new single from The Suffers
Pheelz signs to Warner Records after the viral success of his Afrobeats hit “Finesse”
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Ziggy Marley talks to CBS Los Angeles about his new book “Little John Crow”

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 24, 2022

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“Bayou City Comeback Chorus” from Kam Franklin showcases Houston’s best LGBTQ acts
Jamaica’s top Dancehall Reggae album on Apple Music is “1989” by Trabass
Paul Salvatori’s brand of dub/reggae gives voice to Toronto’s homeless population
Reunion of Wizkid and Davido causes quite the ripple on Twitter
Ziggy Marley talks about influence of both his father Bob and his mother Rita

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 12, 2021

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“Don’t Get Caught Sick” is the first solo single from Kam Franklin of the Suffers
Shaggy’s 21-year-old album “Hotshot” is conquering the reggae charts yet again
Tiwa Savage talks about the early career setbacks that strengthened her resolve
“Weed Song” is the self-explanatory new single from Zac Jone$ and Jesse Royal
Ziggy Marley now applying his creative talents to authoring children’s books

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 3, 2021

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A future collaboration between Megan Thee Stallion and Shenseea seems likely
“Jamaica to Here” single adds to the 50-year legacy of Black Uhuru
Lieutenant Stitchie reminds younger fans of his role in developing dancehall
Tems described as “the continent’s top new global star” by Africa Report
Ziggy Marley talks to People about re-connecting with his family during the pandemic

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 October 21, 2021

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Giddy “Harder They Fall” soundtrack includes Lauryn Hill, Barrington Levy and Koffee
Rebelution bass player Marley Williams talks shop with Barstool Sports
Verzuz ICONZ concert in New York was a big win for the dancehall genre
“Weather the Storm” is new album from Canadian reggae outfit Andru Branch & Halfway Tree
Ziggy Marley blasts Singapore government over marijuana-related death penalty

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 September 16, 2021

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DJ Cuppy claims to feed 70,000 kids per day via her charitable foundation
Legacy of Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti remembered by the Washington Informer
Nigerian musician Oshak feels that positive music can have a global impact
Reggae in the Rockies comes to Alpine, Wyoming this weekend
Ziggy and Stephen Marley wrap Beachlife 2021 with set of their father’s songs

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 26, 2021

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Demarco’s new album includes appearances from Spice, Ky-Mani Marley and more
Juls and Niniola duet on the Afrobeat-meets-Amapiano single “Love Me”
Tribal Seeds, Collie Buddz, and The Green to perform August 27-28 at Dry Diggings Festival
Viewers get an inside look into Black Coffee’s virtual reality avatar
Ziggy Marley’s new Apawthecary line is vegan CBD for dogs

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 19, 2021

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Dancehallmag talks to Ziggy Marley about his secrets to music industry success
Learn how reggae legend Peter Tosh inspired the levitating emoji
Rolling Stone posts rare “Slave Driver” video from Bob Marley and the Wailers
Shenseea curates “Dancehall Queen” playlist as vehicle to release “Be Good” single
Zimbabwe’s Roki picked as the face of afrobeats by Spotify

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 2, 2021

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DJ Cuppy, Jumoke Otedola, and Joshua Alade champion Lagos SDGs youth alliance
Jamaican sweep of Olympic track event prompts pride from dancehall artists
Pepper, J-Boog and Vana Liya scheduled for August 8 show in South Lake Tahoe
Stonebwoy joins Shatta Wale to promote Sarkodie’s “No Pressure” album
Ziggy Marley talks about his affection for responsible pet products

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 22, 2021

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Ben Harper dedicates new duet with Ziggy Marley to memory of Juan Nelson
Burna Boy amongst celebs to hail Giannis Antetokounmpo after he wins his first NBA title
Etana talks to the Jamaica Observer about her five favorite singers
Premium Times Nigeria interviews Made Kuti about his famous musical family
Sparkie Martin reflects on Africa’s growing impact on the global music scene

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 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 April 14, 2021

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Jaz Elise says that we all need more positive vibrations
Meet the Pearls, who pioneered disco-reggae-rap in the 70s in Jamaica
Mr. Lexx slams DJ Khaled for not working with wider range of dancehall artists
Via Instagram, Drake posts about his favorite dancehall deejays
Ziggy Marley partners with Nordstrom and AppaMan for kids clothing 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 April 6, 2021

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Baby Cham says that dancehall is not a factor in the high Jamaican crime rate
Tory Lanez talks about his Caribbean heritage and reggae roots
Virtual book tour begins for “Miss Pat: My Reggae Music Journey”
“What a Empress” is the new reggae single from Empress Lyrics
Ziggy Marley will perform April 17 at “Concert in Your Car” series in Ventura

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 November 5, 2020

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Esquire explores the complicated history of dreadlocks
Niambe McIntosh continues fight for equality pioneered by her father Peter Tosh
Ziggy Marley talks about his first time voting in the US

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