Monthly Archives: "January 2018"

Caught up in the year-to-year grind, too many have forgotten the true owners of Carnival… The people. Masqueraders have missed Power Soca and have raised their voices calling for it to again be front and center in the Mas. Today, a team of fearless game changers answers the call, bringing the people’s desires to full fruition. AdvoKit Productions, P.A.G.E., Smash Productions, along with Precision Productions, are releasing a pulse racing EP, aptly called the Power Generation, in tribute to our peers and supporters whose vocal commands are now transformed intoRead More
High Society Reggae  A selection of tunes to accompany only the highest grade herbal refreshment for the pickiest aficionado. #movingonup ‘Playlist Cover: Gyptian’ Dub For Your Head Dub For Your Head is a collection of tunes, with huge reverbs, trippy tape delays, and heavy bass. Staying true to the Dub Rockers mission, this playlist includes everything from the foundation to the most recent creations in Dub music. Surf Reggae Focus on pulling into the next barrel and let us focus on curating the perfect playlist for your next session. SurfRead More
Dub Rockers, an imprint of VP Records, is proud to announce that beginning Wednesday, January 10th in Buffalo, NY, Raging Fyah will be a special guest act on Rebelution’s 2018 Winter Greens Tour. The tour will run through the end of February and include over twenty dates with stops in Pittsburg, Nashville, Detroit, Chicago, New Orleans, Dallas and more. Raging Fyah have become trailblazers in the reggae industry with a 2016 Grammy nomination for their album “Everlasting” as well as launching a strain of their own Cannabis titled Everlasting Cush,Read More
Today dancehall queen Spice has released the new video for ‘Duffle Bag’. Directed by Xtreme Arts and Spice herself, the video is the perfect visual for the song which showcases Spice’s versatility in not only dancehall but also hiphop. Spice keeps the hits coming with recent video releases for ‘Robot Wine’, ‘Hooku Wine/Couple Up’, Mega hit No Worries with D’Angel and more. She was also featured in Vogue magazine following her Reggae Sumfest performance.Read More
Top Jamaican producer Bobby “Digital” Dixon is known for his signature sound which has influenced many in the reggae music industry and beyond. Now, just in time for Reggae Month and Black History Month, on February 2nd and 9th 2018, 17 North Parade, an imprint of VP Records will present his greatest hits in a double anthology series. Reggae music lovers will experience his dancehall offerings on Volume 1: “X-tra Wicked” out on February 2nd. On February 9th, the best of his roots reggae and lovers rock catalog will beRead More
VP Records and Ghetto Youths International are proud to announce the release of the Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley vinyl LP of Stony Hill out today. The Vinyl LP set follows the albums #1 debut on the Billboard Reggae Chart in July, as well as the albums recent GRAMMY® nomination of the CD and digital configurations. Manufactured and distributed by VP Records, the deluxe two-disc, colored vinyl set includes a glossy 48-page color booklet featuring exclusive photograph of Stony Hill landscapes and candid’s of Damian by photographer Brian Cross/Mochilla. The booklet alsoRead More
The 2018 Hillview College Old Boys’ Association (HOBA) All-Inclusive certainly captured the high standard set by its 2017 edition and brought a fresh vibrancy to the T&T Carnival atmosphere which pleased all ages of its party’s patrons. With its unique blend of entertainment and premium offerings, ‘Soca with HOBA’ 2018 attracted both seasoned fete-goers as well as several Carnival newbies to dance the night away at the Centre of Excellence in Trinidad. The committee of past pupils pulled out all the stops in creating a festive yet comfortable ambience. AttendeesRead More
The Virginia Key Grassroots Festival of Music & Dance is pleased to announce the lineup for their 7th annual event taking place February 21 – 25, 2018 at the Historic Virginia Key Beach Park and throughout the City of Miami. With the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairsand the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, the festival will host camping at the island starting Tuesday and nightly events at different venues around the city of Miami Wednesday through Friday before moving all programming to the island Saturday and Sunday. Featuring aRead More
In yet another unprecedented and historical move, 2016 GRAMMY award winning and 2018 GRAMMY nominated Morgan Heritage’s companies Golden CBD Water will host a pre-GRAMMY event. The high profile GRAMMY festivities such as Clive Davis’ annual party have become a staple of the music filled events ahead of the coveted ceremony, but the first ever in NY honoring the Reggae nominees. Notables from all facets of the Caribbean diaspora will intertwine, mix and mingle with mainstream media, sports figures, politicians and business figures to not only celebrate Morgan Heritage’s achievements, but to honorRead More
‘Carnival’ from “Havana Meets Kingston” to be Featured in the Evening’s Program The journey that began at the Miramar Cultural Center returns for two shows, 3 PM and 8 PM, following capacity-crowd performances at Miami’s Arsht Center, Ft. Lauderdale’s Parker Playhouse, and Broward’s Bailey Hall. Rhythms of Africa is a musical journey that describes the movement of ancient rhythms sprung from the souls of vibrant cultures and carried by hand and heart from Africa to the Caribbean, South America, and the New World. Within this special evening, they will haveRead More