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The Drop: Estelle Presented by American Express     Los Angeles, CA– 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 GRAMMY Museum Artistic Director Scott Goldman, Monday December 3rd at 7:30pm. (tickets at link below) Lovers Rock is Estelle’s most personal album to date, as it is not only a retelling of her parents’ love story, but also herRead More
NEW YORK, USA: Cali Gray is assembling a Hot Gyal Army. The New York-based soca/dancehall act issued the rally call for recruits across the United States, the United Kingdom and the Caribbean to join her all female self-empowered movement with the release of her new single “Hot Gyal Army”. Cali, real name Calika Grayson, challenges women everywhere to harness their intellectual and sexual energy on the Shawn “Spine” Stewart-produced track. She says every woman should be emboldened to express that power openly. “Too often we are told as women we shouldRead More
‘Rise & Reggae Tour’ with Dubtonic Kru and Aaron Nigel Smith coming to California, Oregon and Washington Jamaican Reggae legends, Dubtonic Kru are on tour on the West Coast this November in support of their new single entitled “Reggae Like Never Before”. The ‘Rise & Reggae (Like Never Before) Tour’ is being held on nine dates, with the inclusion of a highlight event called Plug N’ Play, an event known for showcasing developing artists alongside more experienced ones. The event was originated in Jamaica. The Rise & Reggae tour datesRead More
  GRAMMY Award-Nominated Julian Marley to Release First Album in 10 Years It has been close to a decade since GRAMMY award-nominated Julian Marley delivered his critically acclaimed “AWAKE” album, and while fans and music lovers have been clamoring for another musical offering, the reggae star as announced the January 25th release date of his fourth full length-album “As I Am”. Trodding on the footsteps of his iconic father Bob Marley’s message to voice the grievances of the downtrodden through the vibrations of music, Julian is inspired by life and spirituality, and while remaining true toRead More

Posted On November 21, 2018By ZaireIn Caribbean Cultural News

Kim Nain

KIM NAIN Known for her melodious lyrics and formidable flow, Jamaican born and raised singer and songwriter Kim Nain is making the way to the top. Being introduced to the flashing lights from a tender age, Kim Nain revels in the spotlight and is a natural on the center stage. She effortlessly can move from different genres of music and her voice does justice to whichever variety is selected. Celebrated for her fresh, organic and pulsating style, her lyrics are injected with her coy, playful persona, which leaves the listenerRead More
  Jah Bami (L) and Mighty Casey (R) Photo by: Raised Fist Propaganda For Immediate Release: October 26, 2018 Mighty Casey stands victorious with new video for “True Champion (ft. Jah Bami)” Reggaeville premieres first video from Casey’s Return of the Rudebwoy EP (available now – DubShot Records) The video for Mighty Casey’s raucous anthem was filmed on location at 2018’s Notting Hill Carnival, and directed by Brooklyn (by way of Trinidad) recording artist, Metric Man. “I really wanted to capture the essence and energy of Carnival. I wanted to use London as aRead More
  Call it serendipity or maybe a true blessing, but when the universe delivers a moment of inspiration just as you need it, all you can be is thankful. Earlier this year the team was fortuitous enough to experience such an instant. It came from hundreds of radiant faces dancing delightedly to Precision’s music in Japan. Two things immediately occurred. Firstly, a deep swell of gratitude encompassed everyone in studio, and secondly, the team was inspired to pass that feeling along to the world in music and songs. That flashRead More
MUNYA SHARES “HOTEL DELMANO” MUSIC VIDEO WATCH NOW VIA HIGHSNOBIETY (Credit: Samuel Pearson) “Sleek and atmospheric synth-pop that feels nostalgic and modern simultaneously—like glimpsing the future through a sepia-toned filter.” – Pitchfork “The song certainly evokes a dreamlike atmosphere, and an easy-going breeziness that characterizes the best French pop music. But ‘Hotel Delmano’ has a haunting edge, with hazy apparitions of a woman with blue skin leaving an impression that lasts.” – Stereogum “The lead single (and quasi title track) is ‘Hotel Delmano,’ a gorgeous, ethereal number with keyboards that sound like twilightRead More
VP Records Proud Sponsor of the Premier Caribbean Event Miami, FL– The end of 2018 Beach Road Trip (BRT) Weekend Tour will take place November 1-4 on the Historic Virginia Key Beach in Miami Florida. The headliners for the weekend include, Soca Monarch Machel Montano, dancehall artist, Alkaline, and a host of internationally known DJs. VP Records is proud to be a sponsor of the festival. The 4-day, all-inclusive weekend will launch with a Yacht Party on Thursday (November 1); a Welcome Check-In Party and The V Maui Wowi on FridayRead More
October 22, 2018 BERES HAMMOND’S “NEVER ENDING” LANDS AT NUMBER ONE ON BILLBOARD REGGAE CHART IN ITS FIRST WEEK “Hammond, at 63, remains an energetic and charismatic performer, his soulful, gravely vocals delivering timeless hits written about falling in and out of love and the bittersweet exchanges between those sentiments.” – Billboard New York, NY– VP Records is proud to announce that legendary reggae artist Beres Hammond’s new album “Never Ending” has debuted at number one on the Billboard Reggae Chart in its first week. The album was also numberRead More