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Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival New York Offers ‘A Taste of Fun’

JerkFestivalNY.com   It’s that time of year again when jerk flavors will waft in the air as Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New York will come alive for the 6th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival. Mark your calendars and get your tickets early to enjoy the all-day event on Sunday, July 17, 2016. This year festival organizers are going all out to ensure that no matter who you are…

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VP RECORDS TEAMS UP WITH HOUSE OF MARLEY TO PRESENT REGGAE GOLD 2016

Annual Summer Soundtrack for Reggae Masses Will Drop July 22 Pre-Order Available Today (July 1) VIBE Premieres Album’s Standout Track (Gyptian’s “Jiggle Jiggle”) Exclusively Through Spotify For over two decades, VP Records’ popular series consistently delivers the year’s influential hits and showcases musical trends in reggae and dancehall. Available July 22, Reggae Gold 2016 maintains its heralded reputation. Pre-order album now. This year, the reggae powerhouse teams…

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VP RECORDS & 17 NORTH PARADE IN ASSOCIATION WITH INTERNATIONAL REGGAE DAY CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF ROCK STEADY WITH FIRST CLASS ROCK STEADY ON FRI. JULY 1

40-Track Collection Highlighting The Genre’s Most Timeless Hits and Its Significant Impact in Jamaican Music 2016 marks the 50th anniversary for Jamaica’s celebrated musical genre rock steady. VP and 17 North Parade in association with International Reggae Day commemorate the genre on Fri. July 1st with the comprehensive 40-track collection First Class Rock Steady. The release follows it’s limited edition vinyl-only companion piece released earlier this year for 2016 Record Store Day. Although it lasted only a couple of years (1966-68), rock steady is…

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VP RECORDS CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF ROCK STEADY WITH COMPREHENSIVE 40-TRACK COLLECTION FIRST CLASS ROCK STEADY

Highlighting The Genre’s Most Timeless Hits and Its  Significant Impact in Jamaican Music Available July 1 on International Reggae Day   2016 marks the 50th anniversary for Jamaica’s celebrated musical genre rock steady. Rock steady, which was a successor of ska and precursor to reggae, used elements of rhythm and blues (R&B), jazz, ska as well as African and Latin American…

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VP RECORDS RELEASES THE ANNUAL SOUNDTRACK TO THE SUMMER REGGAE GOLD 2016 OUT JULY 22

  For over two decades, the popular VP Records’ series consistently delivers the year’s more influential hits and showcases musical trends in reggae and dancehall. Available July 22, Reggae Gold 2016 maintains its heralded reputation and also features a bonus DJ mix disc by Chromatic Sound, “the taste of Jamaican youth” (The Fader). Jamaican music comes in many forms and facets and continues to push boundaries. Reggae Gold 2016 showcases the island’s diverse range…

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ICONIC JAMAICAN DRUMMER AND BEATMAKER KIRKLEDOVE RELEASES DEBUT ALBUM RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE AVAILALBE JUNE 17, 2016 ON VP RECORDS

Compilation Features All Stars: Beres Hammond, Cocoa Tea, Jah Cure, Tarrus Riley, Busy Signal, Etana, Jesse Royal and Rory from Stone Love One of reggae’s most in-demanddrummers and producers Kirk “Kirkledove” Bennett takes center stage on his debut album Rumble In The Jungle. He dips into Jamaica’s deep talent pool for guest appearances from Beres Hammond, Tarrus Riley,  Busy Signal, Etana, Jah Cure and…

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