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FIRST-TIME GRAMMY NOMINEES ALESSIA CARA, KHALID, AND LOGIC TO COME TOGETHER FOR A POWERFUL PERFORMANCE Music’s Biggest Night® just got bigger as the Recording Academy™ announces additional acts to perform on this year’s 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards®. Just added to the lineup are current GRAMMY® nominees Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee; current GRAMMY nominee Kesha; GRAMMY winner and current nominee Bruno Mars with current nominee Cardi B; current nominee SZA; and first-time GRAMMY nominees Alessia Cara, Khalid, and Logic, who will take the stage with a group of suicide attemptRead More
Reggae super star Gyptian will perform at legendary music venue BB Kings in New York on January 24th, 2018 as a part of Grammy Week.  He will be joined by rising sensation Arita for an exclusive engagement in the heart of the City that doesn’t sleep! Produced by Tempo Television Networks, the one night engagement will feature performances of Gyptian’s newest singles “Closer” and “Leave You Alone” which come from his EP due to be released later this month, and introduces audiences to Arita’s voice who may not already beRead More
Wrapping up 2017 with a growing catalog, Jahmiel delivered a solid body of work, which has resulted in him being billed for some of the major festivals in Europe and headed to Africa for the first time. Jahmiel who is currently preparing to embark on his first U.S. tour titled, Strongest Soldier, is set to hit 15 cities over a 3 week time frame.  While on his Strongest Soldier Tour, Jahmiel will make stops in Arizona, Kansas City, Oakland, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Raleigh and Charlotte just to name a few.Read More
The second annual Love and Harmony cruise is already being titled as the greatest ‘Caribbean experience’ at sea. With a lineup of a entertainers like Beres Hammond, Marcia Griffiths, Sanchez, Mr. Vegas, Elephant Man, Patrice Roberts, L.U.ST., Rupee, Chaka Demus and Pliers, just to name a few, the entertainment will captivate music lovers of all ages. But the Love and Harmony team has also announced the first domino tournament at sea, hosted by Beres Hammond. Dominoes, like playing cards and dice, are something of a generic gaming device. They are simple buildingRead More
I Am African Calypso Rose Feat. Bunji Garlin Remix artist Jillionnaire Produced by Rocky Wellstack Calypso Rose The Queen of Calypso Bunji The Viking of Soca Jillionnaire From Major Lazer Credits: Written by Mc Cartha Lewis and Manu Chao Additional writing by Ian Alvarez Music Composed by Mc Cartha Lewis, Drew Gonsalves, Ivan Duran and arranged by Manu Chao Published by Stonetree Music , Roots Caribbean Rhythms Publishing, Radio Bemba Label Because Music /Maturity Music/Stonetree From the new album of Calypso Rose “Far From Home” A  Platinum album in France CalypsoRead More
Mid-Luxury Fashion House Bids Farewell To 2017 With Exclusive Retail Experience KajFAB models strike a pose in front of the Kaj Flagship Boutique. From left to right: Fertility tank dress; long sleeved evening dress; silk kaftan; and maxi dress with ring accent. Makeup by Lyndy-Anne Parks of Lady Parks Makeup Studio. Photo courtesy Kyle Keens-Dumas of Konsortium Studios for Kaj Designs. January 4, 2018 – Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago… Tobago’s premier mid-luxury fashion house, Kaj Designs, will usher in the New Year and 2018 Carnival seasons with an exclusive Kaj Legacy Atelier.Read More
During Miami’s popular Art Basel week, many artists and brands utilize the many galleries in the city to present their latest and greatest works. Now, the story of reggae music will be told. Let There Be Reggae is a unique event taking place from Dec 7-9th showcasing a curated snapshot of the culture. VP Records will have a Display of 20 classic album covers showcasing reggae and dancehall throughout the 70’s and 80’s While the world of Reggae is so massive, it is virtually impossible to fully cover every aspectRead More

Posted On January 6, 2018By Ann JIn Caribbean Cultural News

Scrappy – Russia Performance

Soca artist Scrappy releases date one of his 2018 tour, Chapter 11 Reloaded with the first date being in Russia . The artist who has teamed up with Russian Soca Movement will make his debut on February 3rd, 2017 in the capital, Moscow . Scrappy will be performing hits from the new album Chapter 11 which is now available for digital streaming and download on all major online streaming apps and websites such as Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, Tidal and more. This concert will make Scrappy the first soca artistRead More
On January 6, 2018, Shaggy will host his Shaggy and Friends benefit concert for children. Performances will be held by Sting, Wyclef Jean, Fetty Wap, Doug E Fresh and more. VP recoridng artists Bunji Garlin, Fay Ann Lyons and Christopher Martin will also perform along with dancehall breakout artists Aidonia, Shenseea and Dexta Daps as well as reggae legends Barrington Levy, Third World, Capleton and more. The biennial charity concert raises funds to donate equipment + supplies to Bustamante Children’s Hospital in Jamaica. The ONLY children’s hospital in region. SeeRead More
Jamaicans.com is hosting an exclusive poll contest on its site. Vote for your favorite for a free download! Instructions: Vote for your Favorite VP Records Video Release for 2017 for a chance to win a free download. Watch the top 10 videos below and vote on your favorite video at the end of the page. The poll ends 1/8/2017. Vote here: http://jamaicans.com/vote-vp-records-video-2017/#ixzz52fhrn9ivRead More