Author Archives : VP Records

ALBOROSIE DJ MEET AND GREET TODAY- Following Recently Released Single “Listen to The Waves”

International Reggae Superstar Alborosie will be doing an exclusive digital meet and greet with DJs worldwide via Zoom this afternoon at 2pm ET/11am PT/1pm JA and 7pm UK. This event follows his recently released single “Listen to the Waves.” Released on Independence day, July 4th, which is also his birthday, he gave away the song “Listen to the Waves” for free to all his fans. The song starts with an intentional off key rendition o…

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CAPITAL ONE CITY PARKS FOUNDATION SUMMERSTAGE ANNOUNCES SUMMERSTAGE ANYWHERE DIGITAL SERIES- VP RECORDS JAH9 AND RICHARD “SHAMS” BROWNE ON SUNDAY JULY 12TH- Chance to Win a Beat and Premiere it This Sunday

Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage is thrilled to announce the continuation of its free digital series SummerStage Anywhere. The platform will offer one-of-a-kind digital arts content daily kicking off the week of July 6th. The #PeopleSpeakSundays curator takeover will launch this Sunday, July 12 at 2:00 PM EST with special guest curator VP Records. This special collaboration will feature a beats workshop with A&R at VP Records and legendary reggae/dancehall…

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Grange Puts 2020 Jamaica Festival Songs On Global Stage- 10-song album available for Friday on VPAL Music

In a major development, the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced plans to take the top ten entries in the 2020 Jamaica Festival Song Competition to the world. “I’m really happy to announce that we’re going to be on Amazon, Spotify, and all the major streaming platforms, for the first time,” said Minister Grange on Tuesday as she received confirmation that the album “Jamaica Festival…

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Beenie Man “Zungguzungguguzungguzeng” Out Tomorrow

Beenie Man and Jeremy Harding (original producer of Beenie’s dancehall megahit “Who Am I”) get together again for an update of Yellowman’s classic “Zungguzungguguzungguzeng”, out Friday July 3rd. The original cut of “Zungguzungguguzungguzeng,” a Junjo Lawes production, was released on VP’s Reggae Sound label in 1982 and was a transitional hit in the artist’s career. The track is included on the anthology, Down In Jamaica – 40 Years Of VP Records. Greensleeves Records released the single…

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Max Romeo’s “Revelation Time” Out Friday

VP’s 17 North Parade Label Releases a Max Romeo Classic on vinyl, CD and digital platforms this Friday, July 3rd. Recorded at Randy’s Studio 17 and Lee Perry’s Black Ark, Max Romeo’s Revelation Time is rightfully regarded as one of the cornerstones of Jamaican music. Released in Jamaica in 1975 on Black World, the album was picked by United Artist for US release and eventually listed in The Rough Guide to Reggae as an essential reggae album. Alternately known as Open The…

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Soca Gold 2020 Out July 31st- Compilation to be Marked with “World’s Greatest Soca Party” Virtual Event

‘ Photographer: Marc Jeffrey / @retoucher_marc Talent: Johnny Ferdinand / @johnnya.ferdinand While 2020 has seen a halt to travel and carnivals due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the vibrant sounds of soca music cannot be dismissed. VP Records brings a solid collection of 17 soca tunes with this year’s Soca Gold, out July 31st. The albums lead track comes from Barbados’s own Jus D with “Touch.” The Bajan artist was named…

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