The New York 7th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival Kicked Off with Taste of Jerk in Queens this past Saturday

(From left to right: Eddy Edwards, CEO of Jamaican Jerk Festival LLC, Peetah Morgan of Morgan Heritage, Gramps Morgan of Morgan Heritage, Nova Walker, Manager of Yardie’s Restaurant, TV Host & Celebrity Chef Wenford Patrick Simpson, Patricia Chin, Founder of VP Records, Richard Lue, Director of Business Development, VP Records) On Saturday June 3rd, 2017, The Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival…

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ALPHA BOYS SCHOOL 137 ANNIVERSARY DANCE

Photo: L to R- Michelle Williams, Chronixx and Kelissa From http://alphaboysschool.org/2017/06/19/alpha-137th-anniversary-dance-in-photos/ Approximately JA$1million was garnered for the aspiring young men of the Alpha Institute through a fundraising mission on Friday, June 2 at the Spanish Court Hotel. The Alpha 137 Anniversary Dance hosted some 250 supporters of the institution in commemoration of its 137th anniversary. An authentic Jamaican “Dance” session…

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FOUNDER OF VP RECORDS, PATRICIA CHIN RECEIVES CARIBBEAN AWARD FROM QUEENS TRIBUNE

Photo: L to R- Michael Nussbaum, Publisher of Queens Tribune and Patricia Chin On Friday June 2, 2017, the Queens Tribune held their first-ever Caribbean-American Legacy Awards honoring seven Caribbean influencors including VP Records founder Patricia Chin. Held in Douglaston Queens, the ceremony recognized the honorees making a difference in their communities. Patricia Chin was acclaimed for expanding reggae’s audience…

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TASTE OF JERK- TOMORROW!

Saturday, June 3rd from 2-5pm, you are invited to the VP Records Retail Store for a tasty preview of what to expect at New York City’s Largest Caribbean Festival! Meet and Greet Morgan Heritage and sample delicious Caribbean food! The 7th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival comes back to Roy Wilkins Park in Queens on Sunday, July 23rd, 2017. The…

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Jah Cure Returns with Video for ‘Telephone Love’

Today reggae superstar, Jah Cure delivers the new video for ‘Telephone Love.’ Shot in the tropical island of Antigua, ‘Telephone Love’ is the first new single since his Grammy nominated and critically acclaimed album “The Cure.” Directed by Justin “Jus Bus” Nation and Anderson “ATA” Andrew, the stunning visual includes drone shots of the lush Antiguan landscape while Jah Cure…

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Culture’s “Two Sevens Clash”- Deluxe Edition Available 6/9

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the release of the seminal reggae classic “Two Sevens Clash” by Culture, VP Records will release a deluxe edition of the album on June 9th. The historic album became a cultural phenomenon in 1977, referencing Marcus Garvey’s predictions of chaos occurring on the date 7/7/1977. The song and album are today, among the most influential…

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