Getting to Know Afrobeats Star Stonebwoy

    Ghanian Afrobeats star Stonebwoy has impressed the world with his artistry.  His hit singles are staples on charts, and his presence on social media, complimented by engagement from his most loyal fans makes the star one of the most sought-after performing artists to collaborate with. One of the artists landmark events is his annual BHIM Concert.  Held every year, the sold-out concert that attracts thens of thousands of…

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Shaggy and Kes Set The Mood for Carnival 2023

GRAMMY-Award winning performer, songwriter and producer Shaggy has set the ‘Mood’ for Carnival with his new release featuring Kes. Just in time for the Carnival season, ‘Mood’ is a feel-good Soca single that perfectly blends elements of Dancehall with the energetic pulse of Soca.  Recorded by two of the genre’s best performers (Shaggy with the Reggae / Dancehall element and Kes with the Soca element) the synergy of the song…

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Strictly The Best Launches at Dumbo House in Brooklyn

(Photo Credit:  Tyrell Gittens) VP Records longest running compilation, Strictly The Best, was launched at Dumbo House in New York.  Vol 62, which features Dancehall and Reggae heavyweights, is a 13-track disc that summarizes some of the best releases for 2022. This unique collection of exclusive releases makes popular the islands style and slang that has gripped the Dancehall space in Jamaica and her Diaspora.  The compilation was launched with Yaksta’s…

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The Harder They Come – Vinyl Edition

Celebrating five decades of his magnum opus, one of the most important reggae artists of all-time, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame® inductee, and GRAMMY® Award-winning icon Jimmy Cliff will unveil The Harder They Come 50th Anniversary Edition Vinyl on December 9, 2022 via UMe. This notably stands out as the record’s first commercial vinyl release. In addition to a 2LP gatefold wrapped jacket with lamented gloss coating, the package…

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The Upsetter To The Computer From The ‘Black Ark to Firehouse’

  Records have played an integral part in the history of Jamaican music and the importance of making records, as opposed to making music, can never be overstated. ‘The Upsetter To The Computer From The ‘Black Ark to Firehouse’’ is part three of a trilogy that shares the stories, told through first-hand accounts wherever possible, of the men and women… manufacturers, musicians, singers, deejays, arrangers and record producers who made…

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