VP Records Celebrates This Holiday Weekend With Four Exclusive Broadcasts On YouTube
This Holiday weekend, music fans will have four opportunities to see and hear some of the best reggae content online for free. The VP Records YouTube channel will be hosting events each day beginning Friday!
Friday May 22nd @ 5pm EST
VP Happy Hour a one hour livestream DJ mix from 5-6 p.m. EST every Friday. This week, Carter Van Pelt (DJ President Carter) presents reggae nuggets from recent and current catalog re-issue titles from the VP Records/ Greensleeves vault, along with a sneak peak at releases lined up for this summer.
Saturday May 23rd @ 12pm EST
Jah9 Unplugged an exclusive one hour livestream produced by Wanene TV, Tanzania.
This is a first time link-up for VP Records with the East African Wanene TV network and the first time an international artist has been featured on their ‘Unplugged’ series. The one hour live set will feature selections from Jah9’s latest album as well as spoken segments and a Q&A with fans.
Sunday May 24th @ 4pm EST
Mikey Spice LIVE an hourlong showcase of hits and selections from the singer’s latest album Are You Ready. To support the launch of his latest album, VPAL Music presents Mikey Spice LIVE, an hour long showcase produced and directed by DreadanddreaD featuring a combination of Jamaican and international musicians. The show was recorded at the Big Yard Studios.
Watch here: https://youtu.be/wHHJhV0cVeM
Monday May 25th @ 5pm EST
Telethon Jamaica- Together We Stand A two hour edit of the Telethon Jamaica- Together We Stand , originally aired on Easter Sunday, produced by TVJ. This newly edited presentation hosted by Naomi Cowan, will include performances and celebrity appearances not included in the original livestream broadcast, which has netted over 226,000 views to date. Highlights included an array of Jamaican luminaries including Prime Minister Andrew Holness, Usain Bolt and actress Sheryl Lee Ralph among others. The reggae music -fraternity was represented by an amazing line up of talent including Freddie McGregor, Marcia Griffiths, Stephen and Ziggy Marley, Sean Paul, Shaggy and dancehall queen Spice among others. In-studio performance highlights include Richie Spice, whose song “Together We Stand” was adopted as the theme song for the fundraising initiative.
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