Off the heels of VP Records 40th Anniversary announcement, the label is proud to present Strictly the Best compilations 58 & 59. The two compilations will be released on Friday January 25th. On that day, an event will be held at Usain Bolt Tracks and Records in London with dancehall artist Lisa Mercedes who is featured on Strictly the Best 59 this year. On January 30th, a special live concert at Usain Bolt Tracks and Records, Montego Bay will be held to launch the 40th anniversary of VP Records and celebrate the annual series. The concert will include performances by Alborosie, Beenie Man, Christopher Martin, Shenseea, Teejay, andRaging Fyah as well as guest appearances from some of Reggae music’s biggest stars. “Strictly the Best Live” will be a one of a kind multimedia album launch promotion which includes RETV, TVJ and FAME FM in Jamaica, Radio link ups globally, live streaming on YouTube and watch parties in Ocho Rios, Kingston, New York, Atlanta and Fort Lauderdale.
“We are very excited to launch and celebrate “Strictly the Best” this year as we also celebrate the 40th anniversary, said Christopher Chin, president of VP Records. “This compilation has become synonymous with the best of reggae/dancehall over the years and has surpassed just the music and has become a culture. There is no better way to begin 2019 then with this release and the exciting events to celebrate it,” he continued.