VP RECORDS HOSTS STANDING ROOM ONLY CELEBRATION FOR ITS 40TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT AT SUMMERSTAGE- Elephant Man, Junior Reid, Estelle and Raging Fyah Rock Central Park

All five boroughs were represented at VP Records’ 40th anniversary concert at Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage. The 5,500-capacity crowd was treated to what is being called the best reggae concert of summer 2019, even generating a viral video of Elephant Man on popular blog The Shaderoom.   “This event was about the fans who have supported VP Records through the years, purchasing and streaming the music. said company…

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REGGAE GOLD 2019 DEBUTS AT NUMBER ONE ON BILLBOARD REGGAE CHART- Album Release Launched with Playlists on Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, Pandora and Deezer

VP Records is proud to announce that Reggae Gold 2019 has debuted at number one on the Billboard Reggae Chart. The 26th installment of the iconic compilation series came out Friday July 26th and includes focus tracks “Paradise Plum” by new reggae songstress Naomi Cowan and “Juju” from Dancehall vixen Dovey Magnum.“ The albums launch was supported with playlists on all of the leading digital streaming platforms including Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal,…

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JAH CURE’S ROYAL SOLDIER OUT AUGUST 30TH Album Includes Damian Marley, Popcaan, Tory Lanez and more. Pre-orders Available Today

Out August 30th on VP Records, Jah Cure’s Royal Soldier, the highly anticipated follow-up to 2015’s Grammy nominated “The Cure” will be available everywhere. Pre-orders have started today.   Jah Cure is a musical adventurer, exploring rhythms, moods and meaning. With his latest album Royal Soldier, Cure writes songs about love and consciousness and reality. Cure’s presence and influence among Caribbean fans has reverberated around the globe and earned him…

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9TH ANNUAL GRACE JAMAICAN JERK FESTIVAL RETURNS THIS SUNDAY JULY 21ST- Performances by Bunji Garlin, Naomi Cowan, Christopher Martin, Shenseea, Fay Ann Lyons, Capleton and more

Celebrating almost a decade, the 2019 Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival returns to Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY for another day of food, fun, and entertainment. On Sunday, July 21, 2019, the ninth-annual Caribbean food festival will feature the hottest performances and highlight the popular Jamaican flavor, Jerk, and all it has to offer. Culinary and artisan vendors from across the tri-state area gather during this yearly event to exhibit…

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Cornell Campbell’s “I Man A The Stall-A-Watt”- Out this Friday, July 19th

Cornell Campbell’s I Man A The Stall-A-Watt, out this Friday, July 19th, is a “definitive look at one of reggae’s great singers in his prime.” I Man A The Stall-A-Watt will be available on a double CD set includes extensive liner notes, high-quality single vinyl LP, and all major streaming platforms.    I Man A The Stall-A-Watt collects 32 tracks across two CDs (13 tracks on 1 vinyl LP), highlighting…

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Gregory Isaacs Birthday Celebrated with Release of Mr. Isaacs

VP Records continues to celebrate its 40th anniversary on July 19th with the definitive, deluxe reissue of an early title by Gregory Isaacs, one of Jamaican music’s icons and VP Records’ marquee catalog artists. When it comes to sheer volume of output, Gregory Isaacs was one of Jamaica’s most prolific singers, with more than 125 albums to his credit in a 40-plus year career. His 13 albums with VP rival…

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