Tag : reggae

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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Alborosie opens fourth season of Harry J Live Couch Series!

(repost from The Gleaner) Coming off the heels of his new album, For the Culture, released on June 4, Italian Reggae Ambassador, Alborosie, was the first act on the couch for season four of the Harry J Live Couch Series. The virtual jam session, produced by Tara Johnson, was released yesterday on the Harry J YouTube channel. Comfortably seated on the golden couch in the Harry J Recording studio with his…

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Reggae For The Global Vinyl Holiday!

(repost from Vision Newspaper) Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners and employees as a way to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1,400 independently owned record stores in the US and thousands of similar stores internationally. VP Records has participated annually since 2015 at its flagship retail store in Jamaica, New York at its Miramar, Florida…

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Island Spaces Promises ‘Magic at The Museum!’

(repost from Caribbean National Weekly) Caribbean culture, with it’s dialect, music, food and dance, has long been an impactful and influential force in Miami-Dade County and the global diaspora. Immigrants from all corners of the region have settled and made their homes in Florida, keeping close the identity and heritage of their origin. In recognition of Caribbean-American Heritage Month, the Island Society for the Promotion of Artistic and Cultural Education…

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Miss Pat Speaks On The History Of VP Records And How Reggae Music Spread Across The World!

(repost from the Breakfast Club – Power 105.5 FM) VP Records Matriarch Patricia ‘Miss Pat’ Chin speaks to Angela Yee, DJ Envy and Charlamagne Tha God on New York’s Power 105.5 FM!  Miss Pat speaks on the founding of VP Records, and the early days of life in New York!  

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