NEW YORK CARIB NEWS CELEBRATES 35TH ANNIVERSARY AND CARIBBEAN-AMERICAN POWER 100 AT MACY’S

Faye A. Rodney and Karl B. Rodney Closing out Caribbean Heritage Month, The New York Carib News held a reception at Macy’s Herald Square on Thursday June 29th to celebrate the New York Carib News’ 35th anniversary and latest edition of their Caribbean-American Power 100. Attendees included many community leaders and politicians such as Former U.S. Representative, Charles Rangel. Honorees…

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Reggae Gold 2017 Will Be Released on July 21- Pre-Orders Available Now

The Reggae Gold compilation series from VP Records has presented the best of dancehall, roots and lovers rock reggae for over two decades. Now in its 24th year, Reggae Gold continues its run as the ultimate reggae music compilation for reggae mavens and those new to the genre. The 2017 edition of Reggae Gold offers current hits and future classics plus, multiple exclusive tracks…

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40TH ANNIVERSARY OF GREENSLEEVES RECORD LABEL CELEBRATED WITH NEW YORK CITY CONCERT

On Wednesday June 21, 2017, VP Records and the famous B.B. Kings Blues Club in Times Square, New York held an epic night of international roots reggae and dub to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of historic U.K. reggae label, Greensleeves Records. Italian born reggae star Alborosie delivered his first New York concert performance, while roots reggae sensation Queen Ifrica headlined…

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SOCA GOLD 2017 AVAILABLE TODAY

On its 20th year, the top selling Soca Gold compilation album by VP Records will be released at a time when soca is hotter than ever before. With an abundance of cultures embracing the Carnival season, along with soca influences being witnessed in many of today’s biggest contemporary pop hits, Soca Gold is destined to be the soundtrack to the…

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DC Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival Wraps up its Second Staging at RFK Stadium

Tarrus Riley, Queen Ifrica, Romain Virgo and Bunji and Fay Ann Lyons, rock the Stage- Photos by Ajamu Myrie The second staging of the Washington, D.C. Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival took place Sunday, June 18th and brought together thousands of guests at its new venue, RFK Stadium. The fun-filled day included mainstage and cultural stage performances, mouthwatering jerk food selections…

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ALBOROSIE AND CARLENE DAVIS VISIT VP WAREHOUSE

  Alborosie, Patricia Chin, Carlene Davis On Thursday June 22nd, Italian born reggae artist Alborosie stopped by VP Records Office warehouse following his first NYC concert or the Greensleeves 40th anniversary concert at BB King the day before. On the same day reggae legend Carlene Davis stopped by. They said hello to VP Records founder Patricia Chin.

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