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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JAMAICAN REGGAE ICONS BERES HAMMOND AND SIZZLA ARE NOMINATED FOR 2014 GRAMMY AWARD IN THE BEST REGGAE ALBUM CATEGORY

The 2014 Grammy nominees were revealed on Friday, December 6th, 2013. 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. Known to many as the “Otis Redding of Reggae,” Beres Hammond has been producing and pouring out his smoky-sweet vocals over every kind…

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JAMAICA’S ICONIC PENTHOUSE STUDIO CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF TIMELESS MUSIC WITH NEW 2 CD / 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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GYPTIAN REVEALS TITLE TRACK FROM UPCOMING STUDIO ALBUM SEX, LOVE AND REGGAE

Gyptian is revving up for his upcoming studio album Sex, Love and Reggae (October 29, VP Records) and revealed his “colorful” title track via Pitchfork. The Major Lazer and Jerry Wonda produced single “Sex, Love and Reggae” features guest vocals from Angela Hunte (co-writer for Jay Z’s Grammy-winning “Empire State of Mind”) and Trinidadian soca king Bunji Garlin. In support…

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Presenting Eek-A-Mouse’s 2 CD/DVD Reggae Anthology: Eek-Ology Available on November 5

17 North Parade is happy to announce the release of Eek-A-Mouse’s 2 CD+DVD Reggae Anthology: Eek-Ology, available on November 5, 2013. Eek-A-Mouse (born Ripton Joseph Hylton) was one of the most unique talents to emerge from the Jamaican reggae scene in the 1980s. The Mouse’s inimitable vocal flow combines an unconventional melodic approach filled with rhythm and humor. His unmistakable…

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THE MIGHTY DIAMONDS RELEASE BRAND NEW 2 CD/DVD REGGAE ANTHOLOGY: PASS THE KNOWLEDGE AVAILABLE NOW ON 17 NORTH PARADE

On August 27, 2013, 17 North Parade unlocked its vaults once again to unveil The Mighty Diamonds’ 2CD/DVD Reggae Anthology Pass The Knowledge. In support of the album, the band will tour Europe in October and then head to the United States. See European dates below and the U.S. portion of the tour will be announced shortly. The remarkable 39-track…

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