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BUNJI GARLIN & DAMIAN “JR. GONG” MARLEY DROP  NEW VIDEO FOR “THE MESSAGE” TODAY VICE Noisey Premieres the “Inspirational” Visual  WATCH now.      Bunji Garlin’s “The Message” feat. Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley is available now and will also be featured on VP Records’ annual summer compilation Reggae Gold 2016, out in July. The visual was shot in Garlin’s native island of Trinidad and features cameos from Fay-Ann Lyons, Popcaan and Sizzla. You can catch Marley and Garlin together at this year’s Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise, which sets sail in November 2016.     PR Contact: Tiffany Mea E: Tiffany@withlovepr.com P:Read More
VP RECORDS CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF ROCK STEADY WITH COMPREHENSIVE 40-TRACK COLLECTION  FIRST CLASS ROCK STEADY   Highlighting The Genre’s Most Timeless Hits and Its  Significant Impact in Jamaican Music   Available July 1 on International Reggae Day   2016 marks the 50th anniversary for Jamaica’s celebrated musical genre rock steady. Rock steady, which was a successor of ska and precursor to reggae, used elements of rhythm and blues (R&B), jazz, ska as well as African and Latin American drumming.With its irresistible slow tempo beat and more bass-heavy, stripped-down sound, it was a distinctRead More
In honor of Record Store Day, VP Records will host two epic showcases held simultaneously on Sat. April 16, 2016 at VP Records’ retail stores in NYC and South Florida. The events will feature some of the biggest sound systems in Jamaican music and give fans and collectors a real taste of the island’s culture. The group of DJs, engineers and MCs will go round for round, battling it out for the ultimate showdown. These indoor and outdoor bashments will go from 12-7pm ET and will be live streamed onRead More

Posted On February 26, 2016By altonIn Music Reviews, News

VP RECORDS EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP WITH ADA

New Pact for Worldwide Digital Distribution & U.S. and Canada for Physical Product Distribution ADA, the independent distribution and services arm of Warner Music Group (WMG), has announced the launch of a global partnership with VP Records, the world’s largest reggae label, to include physical distribution in the U.S. and Canada, and worldwide digital distribution. ADA and VP Records joined forces in 2009, although the label’s relationship with Warner Music dates back to 2002. Previous successes include releases from Wayne Wonder, Buju Banton, Elephant Man, Sean Paul, Maxi Priest, JahRead More