BERES HAMMOND KICKS OFF HEADLINING NORTH AMERICAN TOUR IN AUGUST

Jamaica’s most prolific crooner Beres Hammond is currently embarking on his 2014 North American tour throughout August. The Grammy-nominated reggae icon is headlining prestigious venues for select dates in the United States and Canada. Known to many as the “Otis Redding of Reggae,” Beres Hammond has been producing and pouring out his smoky-sweet vocals over every kind of riddim track…

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THE ANNUAL REGGAE GOLD SERIES FEATURES CARIBBEAN’S MOST PRIZED MUSICAL GEMS OF 2014 In Stores August 12 on VP Records

Every summer, the world’s #1 Caribbean music compilation Reggae Gold brings the genre’s top hits into one must-have collection for the masses. This year’s installment, out Aug 12 on VP Records, is a diverse set of reggae chart toppers and the freshest sounds of the season. The album opens with Major Lazer’s anthem “Watch Out For This (Bumaye)” featuring dancehall…

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RCA Records and VP Records Team for Rising Soca Star Bunji Garlin’s Newest

By Patricia Meschino – originally posted on Billboard.com – The upcoming album by Trinidadian soca star Bunji Garlin, whose career has soared internationally since the release of his soca-meets-EDM single “Differentology (Ready For The Road),” will be released through a joint venture between RCA Records and Queens, N.Y.-based reggae independent VP Records, reps from both labels have confirmed exclusively with…

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SOCA GOLD 2014 TURNS UP THE HEAT FOR SUMMER OUT MAY 27 ON VP RECORDS

For almost two decades, VP Records has been bringing the annual Soca Gold series to the masses. The top-selling compilation has been the ultimate Carnival soundtrack from the Caribbean islands. On May 27, Soca Gold 2014 will deliver the genre’s freshest party anthems. This year’s collection opens with the self-proclaimed Viking of Soca Bunji Garlin’s latest single “Carnival Tabanca” then…

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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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