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Down in Jamaica: 40 Years of VP Records – Available Digitally Today – Announcement of Busy Signal Selects: VP Records 40th Anniversary | UK Playlist Follow x Box Set Giveaway

“…lean, unhurried grooves behind tidings of history, spirituality, aspirations and romance.” – Jon Pareles, New York Times (2019 Holiday Gift Guide) “A definitive overview…”– Will Hodgkinson, The Times of London “… well-rounded portrait of the iconic imprint’s role in reggae history.” – Wayne Marshall, Pitchfork “Absolutely incredible. I’ve never seen anything quite like it… – David Rodigan, BBC 1Xtra “Crammed with essential hits that trace the history of reggae and…

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DOWN IN JAMAICA BOX SET OUT TODAY – The Official Product for VP Records 40th Anniversary

Down In Jamaica: 40 Years Of VP Records is the definitive anthology of the company that helped bring reggae and dancehall to the world Available today, Down In Jamaica: 40 Years of VP Records is a 94-track, multi-format limited edition (2,000 run) box set with a 24-page booklet and art cards detailing the hits, the rarities, and the history of the world’s largest reggae label. Featuring 101 different artists, Down In Jamaica tells the…

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DOWN IN JAMAICA BOX SET TO BE RELEASED OCTOBER 25TH- The Official Product for VP Records 40th Anniversary

  First three photos courtesy of VP Records Last Photo by Ajamu Myrie Down In Jamaica: 40 Years Of VP Records is the definitive anthology of the company that helped bring reggae and dancehall to the world New York, NY– Available October 25, 2019, Down In Jamaica: 40 Years of VP Records is a 94-track, multi-format limited edition (2,000 run) box set with a 24-page booklet and art cards detailing…

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APPLE MUSIC CURATES SPECIAL VP 40TH ANNIVERSARY FEATURE

2019 has marked VP Records 40th anniversary and many events and activation’s have happened in the last nine months. To further catapult this monumental achievement, Apple Music has curated a special feature for VP Records 40th Anniversary, which has been featured on Apple Music’s US Main Page with the best placement possible.   The digital room that was created includes some of VP’s most iconic albums by the following decades:…

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VP RECORDS HOSTS STANDING ROOM ONLY CELEBRATION FOR ITS 40TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT AT SUMMERSTAGE- Elephant Man, Junior Reid, Estelle and Raging Fyah Rock Central Park

All five boroughs were represented at VP Records’ 40th anniversary concert at Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage. The 5,500-capacity crowd was treated to what is being called the best reggae concert of summer 2019, even generating a viral video of Elephant Man on popular blog The Shaderoom.   “This event was about the fans who have supported VP Records through the years, purchasing and streaming the music. said company…

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VP RECORDS LAUNCHES THE REGGAE TRAIL

Poster of the first phase of The Reggae Trail   VP Records, the world’s largest reggae label, continues the yearlong celebration of its 40th anniversary announcing today the launch of the first phase of The Reggae Trail, an interactive map of locations in New York City that helped make the music genre an integral part of life in the city over the past five decades.    “The first phase of…

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