Monthly Archives: "May 2017"

Ricardo Drue has been traveling from city to city, non stop since carnival 2017
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad & Tobago. May 24th, 2017———— A weekend reminder that rest and relaxation does exist. Soca heartthrob, Ricardo Drue spent last weekend on the beautiful island of St. Lucia where he bore witness to the marriage of two of his very close friends. It was a good reality check for the ‘Stamp Yuh Name’ singer whose been jetting across the region and internationally for months. With several projects high on his priority list, Ricardo shows no sign of slowing down and he admits, quality time with family is mostRead More
Historical Global Debut for Morgan Heritage's Critically Acclaimed Avrakedabra Album
“Avrakedabra is one heck of an album! Great harmonies, excellent arrangements and beau coup outstanding reggae tunes. After winning a Grammy, it’s difficult to surpass expectations. But Morgan Heritage pulled it off. This album is even better than the last.” – Huffington Post “Nearly 40 years after Marley has left the building, the reggae mantle has passed through the arch to this new generation that just plain scorches. A smoking reggae crew that has already hit it out of the park ups their game and comes in with a hotter, tighter setRead More
With all that’s going on in the world today we bring to you a brand new track that tackles the problem. It is entitled ‘Rumours of War’ by upcoming gospel reggae sensation, Moses Henry, featuring the veteran, Emrand Henry. This track was produced by JahLight Records and it is the official 1st single to be released from Moses’ upcoming EP which is called ‘Thankful’ that is slated for August. This project will be the first release from JahLight Records’ new exclusive distribution deal with VP Records’s very own, VPAL. ItRead More
GRAMMY MUSEUM SELECTS STUDENTS FOR GRAMMY CAMP IN NASHVILLE AND LOS ANGELES  
GRAMMY MUSEUM® SELECTS STUDENTS FOR GRAMMY CAMP® IN NASHVILLE AND LOS ANGELES Unique Summer Program Brings Together Youth With Outstanding Artists And Music Industry Professionals SANTA MONICA, Calif. (May 25, 2017)—The GRAMMY Museum® announced today that 119 talented high school students from 104 U.S. cities and 29 U.S. states have been selected as participants in the 13th annual GRAMMY Camp® program. The Museum’s signature music industry camp for U.S. high school students will be held in Nashville, Tenn., from May 30–June 3 at Belmont University, and in Los Angeles fromRead More
soca gold
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 summer. Pre-orders are available now and the album is available everywhere on June 23rd. The two-disc CD compilation includes 17 breakout hits including ‘No Name’ from Soca sensation Rupee featuringRead More
The first VP Records’ New Artist Showcase at Milk River in Brooklyn, NY was held on May 18, 2017. VP acts Spiritual and Addis Pablo plus VP Associated Label artists Prince Royal and Mark Balet performed songs from their latest projects to an audience of media and industry professionals. Headliner Spiritual made his debut performance in New York with a five song set including ‘Time Has Come’, Stand Up for Rasta’, the leading singles off his first album “Awakening”. The artist was in New York to shoot the video forRead More
  As part of the Today at Apple In-Store Initiative, VP Recording artist Christopher Martin did a live Q&A session and performance at the Apple Store in Williamsburg on Saturday May 20th. An hour earlier at the Apple Soho, songstress Estelle did a live Q&A and debuted her new reggae song ‘Love like Ours’ featuring Tarrus Riley, an exclusive track from VP Records forthcoming “Reggae Gold 2017” compilation album in stores July 21. Christopher Martin spoke candidly about his early stages in life, mentioning he grew up on country musicRead More
Heart of The Congos
A 40th anniversary edition of the iconic reggae album “Heart of the Congos” will be released by VP Records on June 9th. The album will be its most complete version for this edition. Produced by Lee “Scratch” Perry in 1977, the release was re-mastered by Kevin Metcalfe at the Soundmasters, UK and features the original mix with dubs, disco mixes and ‘Don’t Blame It On I’- a “missing track” discovered by Steve Barrow and David Katz in 1997. Christopher Chin of VP Music Group Inc. served as the Executive Producer of the project. First releasedRead More
Eesah Music and High Shelf Entertainment present “Main Volume” a song about brotherhood and keeping good company. “Anytime you see me, ah no me alone a walk”, Eesah sings of his crew and the support of his friends who stick close by no matter the destination, they are on the journey together. The single compliments Eesah’s catalogue while offering a series of melodies and instrumentals keen to fit his vocal delivery. “Main Volume” is available on all digital platforms. #datbadEesah High Shelf Entertainment is a dynamic duo from Toronto, Canada. Omar “Mari” Samuels andRead More
Download the feature singles from Phil Simpkin's Deep Roots Selections by Various Artists.
Phil Simpkin, lead singer & guitar player from Huntington Beach, California based band The Simpkin Project, selects some of his top Deep Roots Reggae selections for a new Spotify playlist on the Dub Rockers Spotify page. Download these feature tracks now from the playlist.   The Congos ‘Fisherman’ from the 40th anniversary edition of the iconic reggae album “Heart of the Congos” available June 9th.   Freddie McGregor ‘Rhythm So Nice’ from the album “The Anthology” out now.   Jacob Miller ‘Forward Jah Jah Children from the album “Chapter ARead More