Tag : reggae

Peer to Peer with Gav Pauze

  DJ Pauze otherwise known as Gav Pauze started playing Jungle / Drum & Bass in 1995, playing clubs in England and Scotland. He studied music at Clarendon College (Midlands) in 1998 where he became a qualified audio engineer. His passion and drive for music was clear and the works progressed to playing Reggae on the radio featuring strictly positive, uplifting Reggae Roots and Dub with the “Unique Reggae Mix…

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Peer to Peer with Aza Lineage

(Pictured:  Aza Lineage – Photo Credit:  Lisa Ramacher)   Aza Lineage’s voice and energy is a refreshing addition to the Reggae landscape at home and abroad.  The rising star is firmly rooted on the roots side of Dancehall and is currently working with King Jammy on a new album. VP:  For those of our readers who have not yet come across your work, please can you introduce yourself?  AL:  Blessed…

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Riddim Driven Clothing Exclusive Feature at Rockland Fashion Week, 2022

  Riddim Driven Clothing, one of the most exciting urban wear brands on the market, and created by VP Records Matriarch Patricia ‘Miss Pat’ Chin, wowed Rockland Fashion Week 2022. The event took place at Palisades Mall in West Nyack, New York. Featuring the brightly colored ‘Jamaica’ line from the Riddim Driven tracksuit collection, models Vanessa Cheatham and Hervin Felix paired perfectly on the runway, also strutting the popular book,…

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Happy Birthday Bernard Collins (Nov 10th)

November 10th Earthstrong wishes to Bernard Collins of The Abyssinians. Collins is creator of several of reggae’s greatest anthems, including “Satta Massagana,” and “Declaration Of Rights,” between them accounting for hundreds of popular derivative versions over a 30 year period, each an original dancehall anthem. As leader of The Abyssinians with brothers Donald and Linford Manning, he recorded some of the most enduring reggae of the classic era, culminating in…

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Peer to Peer with Gaudi and Mista Savona

London-based dub producer and musician Gaudi, known for his chart-topping works with Steel Pulse, Horace Andy, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Mad Professor, Mykal Rose, Maxi Priest, Johnny Clarke, Hollie Cook, Max Romeo, Don Letts, Desmond Dekker, African Head Charge, The Beat, Capleton, Scientist, Dub FX, Barrington Levy, Dennis Bovell and Adrian Sherwood, and Australia’s leading reggae producer / musician Mista Savona, known for his production works for Alton Ellis, Anthony B,…

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Patricia ‘Miss Pat’ Chin Interviewed at York College in Queens, NY

York College President Berenecea J. Eanes and Foundation chair Ana Rua invited friends, supporters and special guests to an evening with Patricia ‘Miss Pat’ Chin to hear a reading from her book ‘Miss Pat: My Reggae Music Journey.’ Miss Pat, the inaugural York College Presidential Medal Recipient shared her poignant life story during an interview with York College Journalism student, Lleva Lazama. She discussed her book, ‘Miss Pat:  My Reggae…

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