Author Archives : VP Records

GREENSLEEVES RECORDS LAUNCHES SERIES OF RE-ISSUES BY ICONIC PRODUCERS HENRY “JUNJO” LAWES & LINVAL THOMPSON

AVAILABLE IN APRIL & MAY All Releases Backed by Roots Radics at Channel One and Mixed by Hopeton “Scientist” Brown Greensleeves Records opens its archives this spring for fans to rediscover key players from the formative 1980s era of roots reggae, dub and dancehall. The late great producer Henry “Junjo” Lawes, double threat producer/singer Linval Thompson, engineer extraordinaire Hopeton “Scientist”…

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THE WORLD’S LARGEST REGGAE LABEL VP RECORDS BRINGS A SLICE OF JAMAICA TO NEW YORK AND FLORIDA RETAIL STORES ON RECORD STORE DAY (APR. 16)

Hosting Vinyl-Only Sound System Showcases Featuring King Jammy, Downbeat The Ruler + Many More Limited Edition RSD Vinyl Exclusives Will Be Available Including First Class Rock Steady & Junjo Presents World Cup (Extra Time) In honor of Record Store Day, VP Records will host two epic showcases held simultaneously on Sat. April 16, 2016 at VP Records’ retail stores in NYC and South Florida. The events will feature some…

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BNM: NYC Presents Album Listening Party for Bulby York

Next Thursday April 14th, 2016 Time: 10PM to 12PM Location: The Delancey 168 Delancey St. New York, NY 10002 Jamaican Producer Previews Music From Debut LP Epic & Ting (May 13, VP) A Diverse Reggae & EDM Compilation Ft. Jamaican Superstars Beres Hammond, Bounty Killer, Tenor Saw, Assassin, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Jesse Royal, Maxi Priest, Cherine, Sizzla & Busy Signal…

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AFRICAN REGGAE LEGEND ALPHA BLONDY & THE SOLAR SYSTEM RELEASES NEW STUDIO ALBUM POSITIVE ENERGY ON VP RECORDS ON APRIL 22

U.S. Dates in NYC  & Louisiana To Support Album During Release Week West-African reggae vocalist Alpha Blondy returns with a brand new studio album Positive Energy on April 22 via VP Records. With over 15 albums under his belt and more than 30 years in business, Alpha Blondy stays true to his rebellious spirit and signature contemporary world sound on…

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VP RECORDS REVEALS FIVE NEW SONGS OFF WE REMEMBER DENNIS BROWN A DOUBLE DISC TRIBUTE ALBUM SLATED FOR LATE SPRING 2016

Romain Virgo (Feb 5), Raging Fyah (Feb 12), Jah9 (Feb 19), The Green (Feb 26) and Marsha Ambrosius (Mar 4) Recreate His Classics To Pay Homage to the Revered Jamaican Singer Essence Premieres Marsha Ambrosius’ Version of “Have You Ever” February 1st, 2016, marked the late reggae and lover’s rock icon Dennis Brown’s 59th birthday. During his birthday month, reggae’s leading distributor…

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Jah9 Drops New Video “Feeling Irie” off of the Greensleeves’ Compilation The Biggest Reggae One Drop Anthems

Jamaica’s soulful roots singer Jah9 reveals a captivating visual of her beautiful homeland for her song “Feeling Irie.” The video, directed by Samo Kush-I, was shot in the Portland parish – boasting lush vegetation, beautiful beaches and awe-inspiring views. Marley Natural, Bob Marley’s official cannabis brand, premiered the “Feeling Irie” video yesterday. Watch Now Jah9’s “Feeling Irie,” produced by the…

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