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VP RECORDS REMEMBERS “THE CROWN PRINCE OF REGGAE” DENNIS BROWN Double-Disc Tribute Album Will Drop June 3, 2016 Compilation Features Covers from Marsha Ambrosius, Freddie McGregor, Maxi Priest, Romain Virgo, Ikaya, Raging Fyah, Jah9, Christopher Ellis, The Green, Katchafire, Jah Cure, No Maddz, Chronixx, Jesse Royal, Kabaka Pyramid, Exco Levi, Kelissa, Jahmiel, Iba Mahr, Keznamdi and more Hailed by NPR Morning Edition as one of the 50 great voices of all time – the Jamaican musical icon Dennis Brown began his recording career at the tender age of 11 andRead More
February 1st, marked the late reggae and lover’s rock icon Dennis Brown’s 59th birthday. Hailed by NPR Morning Edition as one of the 50 great voices of all time and by Bob Marley as one of the best reggae singers in the world – the revered Jamaican icon began his recording career at the tender age of 11 and has more than 75 albums to date. Even though he passed away at the early age of 42, his music and legacy lives on. VP Records, reggae’s leading distributor and label,Read More
P.O.S. Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – The latest addition to Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival fete calendar, the ultra premium inclusive event ‘Finesse’ proved that first-rate feting experiences were not only confined to the boundaries of Port-Of-Spain as it unveiled an all new, chic Soca music-filled soiree set to the backdrop of the nation’s Central Range. Finesse made its debut last weekend at the picturesque La Vega Estate in Gran Couva. Several attendees hailing from various parts of T&T eagerly came out ready to party to pulsating music but also to experienceRead More
Internationally-acclaimed, Trinidad and Tobago-born and based entertainer Darryl “Farmer Nappy” Henry celebrates over 30 years in soca music and his rich legacy manifests with his new masterpiece album, House Of Soca, now available worldwide from all major digital retailers. Born and raised in the town of Siparia in southern Trinidad, Farmer Nappy is the definitive soca performer, presenting provocative lyrical styles and soulful vocal flows that span all spectrums of the genre, from calypso to groovy and everything in between. Farmer celebrates the 2016 Trinidad Carnival season in style, withRead More
The Saudicka Diaram Show (SDS), a weekly entertainment and lifestyle talk show in Jamaica has inked a deal with Caribbean International Network (CIN-TV). CIN TV is a television channel in the tri-state area (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut) watched by over half-a-million Caribbean nationals on channels 73 and Verizon Fios 26. “I am grateful for this opportunity as I will have a much larger platform. My work will have a wider reach and different audiences will gain access to the entertainment and lifestyle issues aired on my show. I willRead More
The third release off Saint Lucian crooner Michael Robinson’s upcoming EP “Shades” is called “Living Life”. “Turn up the music/this song is for winners” is how this one from Robinson who’s past efforts includes hit singles “Make You Mine” (2014) as well as “Hooray” (2015) w/ Sirlancealot starts. With “Living Life”, Robinson continues to add to his musical repertoire, taking us out of the hymns he began singing in church to the love song that made him famous, making a dominating presence on one of the Saint Lucia’s biggest GroovyRead More
Kingston Jamaica Reggae Dancehall Extraordinaires RDX are still reveling from a successful 2015 and have already hit the ground running with new releases and projects for 2016. One major success for the duo in 2015 is the ‘Lose Yourself’ video for the immensely successful collaboration with Major Lazer amassing an impressive 25 million views on YouTube and counting. Already for 2016, RDX has released a brand new video for their world dance single ‘Foot a Talk’, a single recorded more than a year ago. The Video itself is an epicRead More
Midilord Inc would like to announce Anita Antoinette’s upcoming appearance on NBC6. On January 18th 2016 at 11:30 AM EST Anita Antoinette will be on NBC6 In The Mix hosted by Roxanne Vargas. Anita will discuss what she has been doing since her appearance on The Voice, and share new music. Singer-songwriter Anita Antoinette creates insightful, passionate melodies that combine the soulfulness of her Jamaican roots with a profound understanding of the world we inhabit. A riveting, inspirational performer, she shares passion and intensity with audiences large and small. HerRead More
At the end of this past weekend, Ricardo Drue- the Jumpy Soca Monarch titleholder of Antigua, felt invigorated. He had touched several events, chief among them the very well attended, Tribe Ice at the Jean Pierre Complex in Port-of-Spain and of course, Soca In Moka in North, Trinidad. Drue’s hard work has been paying off. Behind the scenes, when the crowds disperse, he reflects and with that reflection of his humble beginnings, he has a great sense of pride and appreciation for where he stands today. Moving with his RoyRead More
Groovy soca music may continue to cluster local airwaves ahead of Carnival 2016 but one artiste isn’t turning his back on the Power element that is synonymous with Carnival. The entertainer who catapulted to fame in 2014 when he told DJs to ‘Play More Local’ is now saying, “play more power,” this as he takes up the fight to recreate a carnival that once was. Mr. Famous- the Toco native who is the cousin to famed soca singer, Patrice Roberts, says two of his contributions for the season will triggerRead More