VP RECORDS RELAUNCHES UK REGGAE LABEL BLOOD AND FIRE 20 YEARS AFTER ITS FIRST RELEASE

ReFounded in Manchester, England – Blood and Fire has been reissuing roots reggae, dub and DJ albums with a jazz-influenced packaging aesthetic since the early 90s. 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of its first release (If Deejay Was Your Trade: The Dreads at King Tubby’s 1974-1977) and VP Records has teamed up with the revered label for a strategic relaunch….

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TERRY LINEN RETURNS WITH HIS SOPHOMORE ALBUM WELCOME TO MY WORLD

After nearly 15 years, the soulful reggae crooner Terry Linen returns with his new studio album, entitled Welcome To My World. His sophomore effort, which will be released February 11, 2014 on VP Records, follows his acclaimed self-titled debut. In 1999, the talented Jamaican vocalist emerged in the reggae scene. His influence and similarity to lover’s rock icon Garnett Silk…

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JAMAICA’S ICONIC PENTHOUSE STUDIO CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF TIMELESS MUSIC WITH NEW DOUBLE AUDIO DISC & DVD COLLECTION

Legendary Jamaican producer Donovan Germain and his Penthouse label productions have made an indelible mark in the history of reggae music. To commemorate 25 years since the founding of Penthouse recording studio, VP Records and Mr. Germain have collaborated on the new release Penthouse Records 25 Years – The Journey Continues. The 2 CD/DVD collection will be available on January…

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56th GRAMMY AWARD NOMINEES BERES HAMMOND AND SIZZLA IN THE RUNNING FOR BEST REGGAE ALBUM

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards will air live on CBS on January 26, 2014. Two titles released on VP Records, Beres Hammond’s One Love, One Life and Sizzla’s The Messiah, are in the running for the Best Reggae Album category. “We are very proud of Sizzla and Beres for this outstanding achievement. Each artist, who are both legends in their…

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TOP 14 REASONS WHY BUNJI GARLIN’S “DIFFERENTOLOGY” IS READY FOR THE NEW YEAR

1. Busta Rhymes jumps on the official remix for “Differentology (Ready For The Road).” 2. Flash mob performance to song occurred inside the Long Island, NY airport over the holiday season. 3. MTV Iggy’s 2013 Song of the Year 4. Garlin performed song with The Roots at annual OkayPlayer holiday party. 5. Okayplayer’s Large Up Chose as #1 Soca Song…

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