Industry Focus: James Haper From Reggae Roast

  James popular event Reggae Roast has become a hot-spot for people who want chill vibes while enjoying a social night out.  The UK based promoter speaks to us about how he got started and where he’s going next. VP:  How did you get your start in the business? J:  Reggae Roast started in a pub in Kentish Town in 2007. I had the idea to combine Sunday roast with…

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Dancehall Queen Spice Shares the Story Behind Her Signature Blue Hair!

(repost from Byrdie.com) wig closet filled with hundreds of custom blue units could easily be mistaken as a beauty obsession. For recording artist Spice, it’s much more than that. Instead, it’s a representation of her brand that she’s been building for nearly two decades and an eye-catching crowning expression of her legacy as the “Queen of Dancehall.” In case you missed it, blue hair transformations dominated our social media timelines…

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Alborosie – “For The Culture!”

(repost from Croatia) U modernom svijetu svašta se “pakira” pod kulturu. Kultura odavno više nije njegovanje društvenog naslijeđa i umjetnosti koja podrazumijeva izražavanje kreativnosti pojedinca i predstavljanje zajednice. Danas je često kultura krinka za vašar kojem je prioritet zgrtanje materijalnih sredstava bez preispitivanja ikakvih ljudskih vrijednosti. I o tome je potrebno progovarati i razgovarati, a hrabar korak u tom smjeru napravio je Alborosie na novom albumu “For The Culture“. Sicilijanac koji je prigrlio jamajkansku kulturu…

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VP Records Powers Dancehall, Jamaica to US Prime Time TV!

(repost from the Jamaica Gleaner) For dancehall and Jamaica to be represented on US prime time TV with slots on ‘Good Morning America’, ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ and ‘ Wendy Williams’, mere days apart, is being hailed as epic and calls for a ‘catawampus’ celebration, complete with Go Down Deh on repeat. The dancehall-loving world woke up on Friday morning bursting with pride as Spice, Sean Paul, and Shaggy threw down a smooth,…

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