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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RAGING FYAH’S NEW ALBUM ‘EVERLASTING’ OUT NOW BAND ANNOUNCES U.S. SUMMER TOUR DATES Headlining & Supporting Dates with Protoje Kicking Off July 11

Raging Fyah, one of the fastest rising roots reggae artists from Jamaica, just released their third studio album entitled Everlasting on the Dub Rockers imprint. The five-piece Kingston collective recently toured the U.S. with Stick Figure winning over new fans with AXS stating, “Raging Fyah is now poised for a significant impact upon America’s vast reggae landscape” and commenting about their live…

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JAMAICAN PRODUCER BULBY YORK RELEASES DEBUT ALBUM EPIC & TING TOMORROW (MAY 13) ON VP RECORDS

Mass Appeal Premiered Official Album Mixtape Pre Order Album Now “Now that Drake and Rihanna have eased you into the Dancehall riddims…make the full trek deep into Jamaican borders with Bulby York…his take on super producer albums similar to those by DJ Khaled or David Guetta” – MASS APPEAL Producer and engineer Collin “Bulby” York rallies Jamaican superstars – Beres…

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VP RECORDS REMEMBERS “THE CROWN PRINCE OF REGGAE” DENNIS BROWN

Compilation Features Covers from Marsha Ambrosius, Freddie McGregor, Maxi Priest, Romain Virgo, Ikaya, Raging Fyah, Jah9, Christopher Ellis, The Green, Katchafire, Jah Cure, No Maddz, Chronixx, Jesse Royal, Kabaka Pyramid, Exco Levi, Kelissa, Jahmiel, Iba Mahr, Keznamdi and more Hailed by NPR Morning Edition as one of the 50 great voices of all time – the Jamaican musical icon Dennis…

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