REGGAE ROYALTY MORGAN HERITAGE GIVE FANS THE “PERFECT LOVE SONG” FOR VALENTINE’S DAY

It is not by self imposed accolades that Morgan Heritage are referred to as “Reggae Royalty,” but rather from music lovers around the world who recognize their rich musical heritage and gift to the genre. From playing major festivals to sold out crowds across the United States, Europe, Africa and the Caribbean to consistently creating chart-topping international hits, Morgan Heritage…

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FREDDIE McGREGOR SETS SAIL ON HIS LATEST MUSICAL VOYAGE

With his deep reggae catalogue spanning almost five decades, Freddie McGregor is one of the few first-generation reggae icons here today who has blazed a path through virtually every stage of the genre – from ska, rock steady to early and modern day reggae. Tomorrow on January 29, 2013, he takes the reigns once again with ‘Di Captain’ (VP Records/Big…

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NYC’S TREND-SETTING VARIETY SHOP & RESTAURANT JOINS FORCES WITH VP RECORDS TO LAUNCH NEW REGGAE SERIES

Known for serving up Jamaica’s freshest beats and top-notch cuisine in downtown Manhattan,Miss Lily’s has become a social and cultural hub for all things Caribbean. There is a sense of community at Miss Lily’s. The island aesthetic is reflected throughout the swanky decor of their restaurant, bakery, juice bar and variety shop – which serves as a record store, gallery…

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BERES HAMMOND’S LATEST ALBUM ONE LOVE, ONE LIFE LANDS #1 SPOT ON BILLBOARD’S REGGAE CHART THIS WEEK

Beres Hammond’s new album One Love, One Life reaches  #1 on U.S. Billboard Reggae Chart after five weeks in the market. One Love, One Life (VP/Harmony House Records) has been Top 5 on the Reggae albums chart since its November 13th release, with sales climbing the past two weeks. This success comes off the heels of his recent U.S. concert…

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17 North Parade Compiles 40 Timeless Songs From Reggae Icon’s Early Years

17 North Parade, VP Records vintage imprint, digs through its vault to reveal their latest Reggae Anthology: Barrington Levy “Sweet Reggae Music” (1979-84) on December 18, 2012.  Filled with certified classics from beginning to end, this 40-track double disc collection covers the early years of Barrington Levy’s astonishing career in chronological order. In addition to this timeless musical selection, the set’s liner…

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MUSIC AND POLITICS COLLIDE ON 4CD BOX SET CURATED BY FORMER JAMAICAN PRIME MINISTER EDWARD SEAGA IN STORES NEXT WEEK

Reggae Golden Jubilee – Origins of Jamaican Music Includes Deluxe Packaging Resembling Hardcover Book, Extensive Liner Notes and 100 of the Island’s Most Celebrated Hits From Peter Tosh, Jimmy Cliff, Bob Marley, Yellowman, Shaggy, Buju Banton, Sean Paul and many more. Music has significantly shaped the political, social and economic DNA of Jamaica. As 2012 marks the island’s 50th year…

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