VP RECORDS EXPANDS PRESENCE IN AFRICA

VP Records is set to expand its presence in the African market. The world’s largest reggae label has hired Territory Manager Jay Jules to lead the Pan-African marketing efforts. Jules will be responsible for establishing strategic partnerships in order to expand VP product sales and visibility and to capitalize on flourishing opportunities across the continent. The British-Jamaican music executive currently…

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AFRICAN REGGAE LEGEND ALPHA BLONDY GEARS UP FOR U.S. SUMMER TOUR AND THE RELEASE OF HIS LATEST STUDIO ALBUM MYSTIC POWER AVAILABLE JULY 30

With over 15 albums under his belt, West-African reggae vocalist Alpha Blondy returns this summer with a North American tour and his latest studio effort Mystic Power (available July 30 on VP Records). On Mystic Power, Alpha Blondy stays true to his signature contemporary world sound. His unmistakable vocals (which are a mix of English, French and his native language…

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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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