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Posted On December 10, 2018By ZaireIn Caribbean Cultural News

VP Records News Roundup

IN CASE YOU MISSED… A SUMMARY OF THE LATEST MUSIC NEWS AT VP RECORDS For press inquiries on any of these stories, please email: jennifer.valentin@vprecords.com For daily press updates, please follow: https://twitter.com/VPRecordsPress VP RECORDS CONGRATULATES 2019 GRAMMY NOMINEES VP Records congratulates all nominees of the 61st Annual Grammy Awards. To everyone involved in the creation process for nominees in the best reggae album category; Black Uhuru “As The World Turns,” Etana “Reggae Forever,” Protoje “A Matter Of Time,” Ziggy Marley ” Rebellion Rises” and Sting & Shaggy ” 44/876,” we wish youRead More
New York, New York (December 7, 2018). My destination is homeward bound, though forces try hold I down. Breaking chains has become the norm. I know I must get through no matter what a gwan.”  -Buju Banton “Destiny” These poignant lines from Buju Banton’s Grammy-nominated album ‘Inna Heights’, have taken on added significance as the artist born Mark Myrie seeks to rule his own destiny. Today he took a giant step forward in that journey. After serving seven years behind bars following a problematic trial and controversial conviction, the Jamaican-born artist has atRead More
Alborosie Live Dub of ‘Contradiction’ This Friday Audio from Session to be cut to an Exclusive Non-LP 7” Vinyl New York, NY– Reggae artist Alborosie will be premiering a brand-new official dub version of ‘Contradiction’ live on his YouTube Channel this Friday Dec 7th at 12:00 PM EST. The exclusive and innovative live stream will showcase Alborosie creating the Dub mix live in his Kingston, JA studio. Simultaneously viewers will have a chance to chat with him during the premiere. The audio from the session will be cut to anRead More
AGENT SASCO SHARES OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR “BANKS OF THE HOPE“ WATCH THE STANDOUT SINGLE FROM THE REGGAE/DANCEHALL LYRICIST’S FOURTH ALBUM, HOPE RIVER Watch now: https://youtu.be/1f-ogZu0zec  (December 5th, 2018) – Agent Sasco returned to Kintyre in his new video for “Banks of the Hope,” the lead single off his acclaimed album Hope River. This small town in the Jamaican parish of St. Andrew was home to Sasco throughout his childhood, and it laid the foundation for the life lessons he carries with him now as a proud husband and father.  Keeping family ties to his pivotal album Hope River, Sasco enlisted his sister Kera Campbell to direct “Banks of the Hope.”Read More
New York, NY– VP Records would like to congratulate Jamaican born reggae powerhouse, Dalton Harris on winning the 2018 The X Factor UK Competition this past Sunday. Dalton’s musical journey began at the age of 16 after he won the Jamaican talent competition “Digicel Rising Stars” in 2010. In 2013 one of his first released singles “You Will Know” was featured on VP’s annual compilation album “Strictly The Best: Vol.48”. A year later, in 2014 Dalton released his single “Pauper” with VPAL, which has amassed over 100,000 views on YouTube since theRead More

Posted On December 10, 2018By ZaireIn Caribbean Cultural News

VP Records News Roundup

IN CASE YOU MISSED… A SUMMARY OF THE LATEST MUSIC NEWS AT VP RECORDS For press inquiries on any of these stories, please email: jennifer.valentin@vprecords.com For daily press updates, please follow: https://twitter.com/VPRecordsPress AN INTIMATE CONVERSATION AND PERFORMANCE BY ESTELLE AT THE GRAMMY MUSEUM, DECEMBER 3RD- THE DROP: ESTELLE PRESENTED BY AMERICAN EXPRESS To celebrate the release of her latest album Lovers Rock, the GRAMMY Museum will welcome multi platinum GRAMMY Award-winning UK singer, songwriter, actress, and humanitarian Estelle to the Clive Davis Theater for an intimate conversation and performance moderated by GRAMMYRead More
Reggae singer Ruach Ru has been blazing the local and international scene with two of her hottest tracks, Mr. Player Man and Watering I. Recently she staged the event Pon Di Endz, at Mello Sports Bar, held on October 31  with the intention of promoting her new music but also provide a platform for artistes to showcase their music. Needless to say, the event was a success with a great turnout. The singer performed a terrific set and the evening saw other performers gracing the stage as well – namely Mr. Lexx, SabrinaRead More
Roshaun ‘Bay-C’ Clarke can officially call his first Holy Temple Album tour a resounding success. The artist who just a few weeks ago released his first full length 10 track visual album, called Holy Temple, has just completed a 3 week promotional tour in Italy to introduce the project to his international fans. Bay-C has performed in Italian cities Lequile, Rome and, Foggia and even got the opportunity to perform in Malta for the first time over the weekend.  “I’m very pleased at how receptive the Italian Fans have been toRead More
Jah9 New Single “Heaven” (Ready Fi Di Feeling) Out November 30th Tonight Marks Last Night of Her First UK Tour New York, NY– Jah9’s new single “Heaven” (Ready fi Di Feeling) is out this Friday, November 30th on VP Records. During the last stop of her first ever UK tour, the reggae songstress will be performing in Brighton tonight. The 6-date tour also included stops in Bedford, London, Manchester, Leeds and Norwich. This followed an extensive US tour which included a unique combination of her music performance along with herRead More
New York, New York (November 27, 2018). In a recent release by Jamaican recording artist, Jahmiel tackles worldwide social issues in a creative and profound manner. The newly released single titled “We Feel The Pain” lashes out at the constant injustice lower economic class of people face worldwide. The ‘Greatman’ continues to prove his growth as an artist turning his new work into a musical masterpiece highlighting the oppression of the less fortunate whether living in the ghetto, being of a minority or being of a lower socioeconomic class. Showing hisRead More