Monthly Archives: "December 2014"

SPICE DROPS HER “VIVACIOUS” (COMPLEX) DEBUT EP SO MI LIKE IT TODAY (DEC 2) ON VP RECORDS 10 Million + VEVO Views for Title Track’s Video and Over 3 Million Combined Views for “Conjugal Visit” featuring Vybz Kartel (WSHH Premiere) Dancehall’s Leading Lady Also Featured on A$AP Ferg’s Latest Mixtape Known for her lethal lyrics, daring stage performances and fiery bravado, Jamaican dancehall sensation Spice releases her eagerly-awaited debut EP So Mi Like It today (December 2) on VP Records. The digital-only EP showcases her skills with a new selectionRead More
TANYA STEPHENS RELEASES HER LATEST ALBUM GUILTY ON VPAL THIS WEEK Tanya Stephens – the revered Jamaican singer-songwriter known for her smart thoughtful lyrics and soulful voice – joins forces with VPAL Music (VP Records’ subsidiary label and distribution arm) to release her latest album Guilty produced primarily by Andre Gordon. The versatile artist, who brought us iconic hits like “Yuh Nuh Ready Fi Dis Yet,” “It’s a Pity” and “These Streets,” marks almost 20 years in the business with this collection. The 17-track set was previously released digitally onlyRead More
STRICTLY THE BEST SERIES DEBUTS AT #1 (VOL. 50) & #2 (VOL. 51) ON U.S. BILLBOARD REGGAE ALBUM CHART THIS WEEK This Year’s Special Edition Celebrates VP Records 35th Anniversary Billboard Chats with Label’s Co-Founder Miss Pat about Milestone VP Records unleashed their latest installments of the longest running reggae series Strictly The Best last week. Both compilations topped the U.S. Billboard Reggae Album chart, Volume 50 debuting at #1 and Volume 51 landing at the #2 spot. LISTEN & WATCH videos from Strictly The Best Vol. 50 & 51Read More
GHETTO YOUTHS INTERNATIONAL PRESENTS SET UP SHOP VOLUME 2 OUT DECEMBER 23, 2014 Album Pre-Order Available Now and Peaking at #1 on iTunes Reggae Yahoo! Music Premieres New Song “The Living Breed” by Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Black-Am-I, Biggz General, Jo Mersa & Illestr8 Ghetto Youths International, the record label owned and operated by Bob Marley’s sons Damian, Julian and Stephen, will release the brand new compilation Ghetto Youths International Presents Set Up Shop Volume 2 on December 23, 2014. The album features new material from the entire Ghetto YouthsRead More
AFTER 15-YEAR HIATUS MYSTIC REVEALERS REUNITE TO RELEASE CRUCIAL CUTS ALBUM ON JAN 13 & NEW SINGLE “HERB MUST LEGALIZE NOW” FEATURING CHRONIXX ON FEB 3 THROUGH VP RECORDS’ NEWLY-CEMENTED DUB ROCKERS IMPRINT 2015 Tour Dates To Be Announced The Band’s Jamaica Headquarters Jamnesia Sparks Latest Reggae Revival In a World Where Surfing, Skating and Roots Music Collide Head east out of Kingston, Jamaica, past the city’s industrial waterfront and Norman Manley International Airport, and you’ll come upon the community of Eight Miles Bull Bay. There, along the beach, you’llRead More
MAXI PRIEST RELEASES NEW VIDEO “HOLIDAY” OFF LATEST ALBUM EASY TO LOVE See It First on Yahoo Music With over 15 million albums sold worldwide, multiple Grammy nominations and top 10 Billboard hits (including the No. 1 smash “Close To You”) – the most successful solo act in British reggae history Maxi Priest drops his new video for “Holiday,” the latest single off his first studio album in almost a decade Easy To Love (VP Records). Yahoo Music premieres this visual opus, directed by acclaimed Jamaican visionary Ras Kassa andRead More
NEW RELEASES FROM FOX FUSE Farmer Nappy Keeps the Hits Coming with “My House” Available on December 15 Trinidadian soca star Farmer Nappy keeps the hits coming with his latest release “My House,” available worldwide from all major digital retailers on December 15, 2014, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. The energetic, groovy soca track is set to mash up the upcoming 2015 Trinidad Carnival season and beyond, as it now becomes available to soca lovers across the globe. Buzzing with pop and dance flavors, Farmer Nappy teams upRead More
NEW Single & Music Video – ERPHAAN ALVES: Highest Feeling – DOWNLOAD The music video, directed by Arvinder Rampersad, camerawork and editing definitely marries some of the highest points in beautiful Trinidad and Tobago, along with the protagonist’s love for alcohol! Here you have it, a Rum song with a poetic spin!? #?PushDsocaGlobal! Produced by @NutationRecords | Mastered by Platta Let’s all Drink to the ?#?HighestFeeling !! About HIGHEST FEELING: Erphaan Alves often encourages fans to support Soca music but it is within this work, “HIGHEST FEELING” where he reallyRead More
Written By: Lashawn “Scrouge” Selwood Produced By: Soca Rebel of RebelMuzik Mixed By: Leo3 Sounds & 3p(Pam Pam Productions) Mastered By: Precision Productions Background Vocals: Leo Sibilly III Copyright: BMI With the Virgin Islands Crucian Christmas Carnival fast approaching, the US Virgin Islands soca sensation Scrouge takes his musical career above and beyond. Hailing from the beautiful beaches and shores of the US Virgin Islands to the home of Fete, Wine And Bacchanal (Trinidad & Tobago). For his first soca release of the 2015 carnival season, he teamed up withRead More
SONS 2 THE GRAVE A feature film “The Silence of Cowards is Deafening” Atlanta, Georgia (Dec 4, 2014) — Have Faith Productions has begun shooting Sons 2 The Grave in Atlanta Georgia. The emotional and gritty film from Canadian Author/ Writer and Producer Lynne Stoltz is directed by Actor/Director, Mykelti Williamson (Forrest Gump, Con Air, Heat, 24, Justified and Nashville). After midnight on a bridge not linking neighborhoods but dividing them, eighteen year old Basketball Phenom Marcus Jennings was taken out. Friends remain silent, giving power to a killer, bindingRead More