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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HAWAIIAN SINGER-SONGWRITER ANUHEA UNLEASHES “ONLY MAN IN THE WORLD” FEATURING TARRUS RILEY

Hawaiian singer-songwriter Anuhea teams up with Jamaican vocalist Tarrus Riley on the new single “Only Man In The World,” out now on VP Records and WorldSound.  The digital and 7″ vinyl release also includes an acoustic mix of this sultry duet written by Maui’s rising star. The song debuts this week at #6 on Billboard’s World Music chart and peaked at #4…

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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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