Reggae Category

Reggae Sumfest 2017 Celebrates 25th Anniversary Weeklong Pre-Event Takeover Of Montego Bay Culminates In Two Main Events With Global Reggae Stars
Reggae Sumfest 2017 Celebrates 25th Anniversary Weeklong Pre-Event Takeover Of Montego Bay Culminates In Two Main Events With Global Reggae Stars   2017 Reggae Sumfest, presented by Red Stripe and produced by DownSound Entertainment is going all-out in celebrating this 25th Anniversary with a week-long takeover of Montego Bay on July 16-22. Five major pre-events lead up to a weekend of main festival events featuring top Reggae stars. High-definition Livestream with 360 surround Livestream will engage Reggae fans around the globe. With a line-up featuring many of Reggae and Dancehall’sRead More
Grammy Nominated Jah Cure Returns with Video for 'Telephone Love'
Today reggae superstar, Jah Cure delivers the new video for ‘Telephone Love.’ Shot in the tropical island of Antigua, ‘Telephone Love’ is the first new single since his Grammy nominated and critically acclaimed album “The Cure.”   Directed by Justin “Jus Bus” Nation and Anderson “ATA” Andrew, the stunning visual includes drone shots of the lush Antiguan landscape while Jah Cure rides the open roads with his lady interest and an antique telephone in hand. Without taking himself too seriously, he playfully dances in front of a classic British redRead More
Culture's "Two Sevens Clash"- Deluxe Edition Available 6/9
Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the release of the seminal reggae classic “Two Sevens Clash” by Culture, VP Records will release a deluxe edition of the album on June 9th. The historic album became a cultural phenomenon in 1977, referencing Marcus Garvey’s predictions of chaos occurring on the date 7/7/1977. The song and album are today, among the most influential records in the reggae genre. Culture, the vocal trio comprising of lead singer Joseph Hill and harmony vocalists Albert Walker and Kenneth Dayes created the ten songs on the record with legendary producer Joe Gibbs. The message and intention in the music wasRead More
Heart of The Congos
A 40th anniversary edition of the iconic reggae album “Heart of the Congos” will be released by VP Records on June 9th. The album will be its most complete version for this edition. Produced by Lee “Scratch” Perry in 1977, the release was re-mastered by Kevin Metcalfe at the Soundmasters, UK and features the original mix with dubs, disco mixes and ‘Don’t Blame It On I’- a “missing track” discovered by Steve Barrow and David Katz in 1997. Christopher Chin of VP Music Group Inc. served as the Executive Producer of the project. First releasedRead More
Download the feature singles from Phil Simpkin's Deep Roots Selections by Various Artists.
Phil Simpkin, lead singer & guitar player from Huntington Beach, California based band The Simpkin Project, selects some of his top Deep Roots Reggae selections for a new Spotify playlist on the Dub Rockers Spotify page. Download these feature tracks now from the playlist.   The Congos ‘Fisherman’ from the 40th anniversary edition of the iconic reggae album “Heart of the Congos” available June 9th.   Freddie McGregor ‘Rhythm So Nice’ from the album “The Anthology” out now.   Jacob Miller ‘Forward Jah Jah Children from the album “Chapter ARead More
CHRONIXX ANNOUNCES HIS 2017 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR & TITLE OF DEBUT ALBUM Chronology Slated for Early 2017 Release  WATCH First Visual “Majesty” From Album (Pitchfork Premiere) Jamaican roots artist Chronixx, a pioneering force in the contemporary reggae movement, is proud to announce his biggest tour to date and his debut album title, both named Chronology. This year alone, Chronixx & Zincfence Redemption Band headlined tours in Africa, Japan, Europe and North America and rocked major festival shows like Coachella (USA), Austin City Limits (USA), Lovebox (UK) and One Love (Italy) as well as supported the iconic UK rock band Stone Roses at Manchester City FootballRead More
Caribbean Christmas Songs and playlists are unique, with reggae, zouk, parang and soca carols mixing seamlessly with American standards and Kwansa riddims. ‘ Last minute Christmas Shopping’ is a bouncy, humorous, melodic reggae track that happens to be a true story for Kirton, as every year he battles Bridgetown traffic on Christmas Eve for his gift selections! David Kirton has earned the title of Barbados’s Reggae Godfather, he is a multiple Barbados Music Award Winner, critically acclaimed songwriter, and touring artist. Anderson Armstrong is celebrated Calypsonian, a multiple finalist inRead More
Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley  Announces 4th Annual “Welcome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise” Set to Kick Off November 13-18, 2017 2016 Cruise Completely Sold Out For Third Year in a Row! ‘Jamrock’ Announces Full Lineup with Performances by Reggae’s Most Renowned Artists and Sound Systems NEW Album Stony Hill to Release Early 2017 “With its comprehensive presentation of Jamaican music, The Welcome to Jamrock Cruise has in three years developed from an untested concept for reggae into, arguably, the genre’s premier event.” – Billboard  “…a five-night pilgrimage from Miami to Jamaica,Read More
  RAGING FYAH NOMINATED FOR 2017 GRAMMY FOR BEST REGGAE ALBUM 2017 World Tour Kicks off in Jan. with Tribal Seeds in U.S. Followed by Europe Run with UB40 in May BBC Radio Nominates Band for Freshman Session 2017 New Video “Dash Wata” Airing on BET Soul VP Records is pleased to announce that Raging Fyah has been nominated for their acclaimed album Everlasting in the Best Reggae Album category at the 59th Grammys®. The band continues to prove how their distinct roots reggae sound is making a major impactRead More
Grammy Award-Winners Morgan Heritage Announces “Back To Basics” Promo Tour   Music fans worldwide were recently delighted when critically acclaimed reggae band Morgan Heritage announced the upcoming release of “Strictly Roots, the Deluxe Edition” just in time for the holiday season. The hit filled 2016 Grammy winner for Best Reggae Album now available for pre-order, will be released December 9th featuring 4 bonus songs and 3 remixes. As Mojo Morgan previously stated, “We’d like this Deluxe Edition of Strictly Roots to light up everyone’s holiday season with love from ourRead More