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VP RECORDS REMEMBERS “THE CROWN PRINCE OF REGGAE” DENNIS BROWN

Compilation Features Covers from Marsha Ambrosius, Freddie McGregor, Maxi Priest, Romain Virgo, Ikaya, Raging Fyah, Jah9, Christopher Ellis, The Green, Katchafire, Jah Cure, No Maddz, Chronixx, Jesse Royal, Kabaka Pyramid, Exco Levi, Kelissa, Jahmiel, Iba Mahr, Keznamdi and more Hailed by NPR Morning Edition as one of the 50 great voices of all time – the Jamaican musical icon Dennis…

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A NEW GENERATION OF ROOTS, ROCK & REGGAE RAGING FYAH RELEASES NEW STUDIO ALBUM EVERLASTING ON MAY 27 ON DUB ROCKERS

Recently Wrapped First U.S. Tour with Stick Figure and Performing at Cali Roots Festival on May 29 “…most promising acts…their revolutionary spirit evoking the late Peter Tosh or Steel Pulse circa the late 1970s” – Billboard On the heels of their first national U.S. tour with Stick Figure and Fortunate Youth, one of Jamaica’s most promising young acts Raging Fyah…

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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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