VP RECORDS’ STRICTLY THE BEST SERIES RETURNS ON NOV 18 (PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE NOW) WITH CUTTING EDGE HITS IN REGGAE (VOL 54) & DANCEHALL (VOL 55)

Ft. New Music From Vybz Kartel, Dexta Daps, Mr. Vegas, Sizzla & Jah Cure, Alborosie & Protoje, Raging Fyah, Jah9, Chi Ching Ching & Spice + Bonus Collection of Timeless Hits From Vocal Groups on Vol 54 & Classic Singer & Deejay Duets on Vol 55 New Spotify playlist Highlights STB’s Top 100 Hits Since Series’ Inception Year after year, VP…

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VP RECORDS REMEMBERS LLOYD CAMPBELL

VP Records sends their condolences to Lloyd Campbell’s family as we mourn the passing of the iconic reggae producer and long time friend. VP Records Co-Founder Patricia Chin says, “I’ve known Lloyd for over 40 years from his time in Jamaica, the UK and the US. He loved his music and his culture and never had a bad word to say…

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12″ VINYL BOX SET OF FIRST CLASS ROCK STEADY DROPS TODAY (SEPT 30)

Collector’s Edition Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Jamaican Rock Steady Genre 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 drumming. With its irresistible slow tempo beat and…

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Remembering Michael “Freestylee” Thompson (March 27, 1958 – August 15, 2016)

Memorial Exhibition Held at NYC’s Consulate General of Jamaica Michael “Freestylee” Thompson was a Jamaican visionary, activist and artist without borders. To celebrate his life, an exhibition of his work will be held at the Consulate General of Jamaica, beginning Monday, September 26, 2016. The installation will present 20 posters of his designs and remain on display for two weeks. We invite you…

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JAH9 WILL RELEASE SOPHOMORE ALBUM ‘9’ DURING YEAR OF THE 9 (2 + 0 + 1 + 6)

OUT SEPTEMBER 9 ON VP RECORDS / STEAM CHALICE RECORDS   For those who’ve been waiting for Rasta consciousness to mount resurgence in contemporary reggae, Jah9 is a figure of revelation and deliverance.  The Jamaican-born singer-songwriter, poet and producer, who has been covered by the likes of Vogue and Vice about her crucial role in the coined “reggae revival,” boasts a diverse musical range with inflections…

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