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Meet our Soca Olympians ‘SocaLympians’. As competition to reach the first Soca Olympic Games in Trinidad and Tobago heats up, as we take a look at some of the athletes who have booked their place. Olatunji – As the reigning Groovy Soca Monarch champion, Ola is looking forward to capturing the double with the help of his Soca Gold Medal team members this season. After testing positive for performance enhancement drugs which brought too much vibes, he is in the clear again and has vowed to show his consistency yearRead More
REGGAE GOLD 2015 WILL BE RELEASED ON JULY 17, 2015 The Genre’s Top Selling Annual Compilation Features Today’s Hits in Pop, Reggae, Dancehall, Roots and Lover’s Rock Compilation Includes an Eclectic Mix of Artists Including Magic, Eddie Murphy, Beres Hammond, Spice ft. Vybz Kartel, Busy Signal, Gyptian, Romain Virgo, Dexta Dups, Inner Circle ft. Chronixx & Jacob Miller, Etana, Queen Ifrica, Ikaya, Toian, Jah 9, Jah Cure & Gully Bop For over 20 years, the world’s #1 Caribbean music compilation Reggae Gold brings the genre’s top hits into one must-haveRead More
For almost two decades, VP Records has been bringing the annual Soca Gold series to the masses. The top-selling compilation has been the ultimate Carnival soundtrack from the Caribbean islands. On May 27, Soca Gold 2014 will deliver the genre’s freshest party anthems. This year’s collection opens with the self-proclaimed Viking of Soca Bunji Garlin’s latest single “Carnival Tabanca” then Farmer Nappy’s groovy soca tune “Big People Party” that came in second for Road March at this year’s Trinidad & Tobago Carnival competition. The collection also features the body-moving anthemRead More
This week, reggae star Damian “Jr Gong” Marley scores another Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) Gold certified hit for his Skrillex collab “Make It Bun Dem.” This is the first time Damian has reached this status since his ‘Welcome To Jamrock’ album in 2006. The album’s title track also sold over 500,000 units in 2005. Skrillex reached out to Damian to be on the track and the rest is history. When released in 2012, “Make It Bun Dem” saturated all blogs, clubs and airwaves worldwide. To date, the videoRead More
For over two decades, VP Records has compiled the best-selling annual reggae series Reggae Gold. The compilation is in stores this week, joining Jamaica’s leading artists with American acts influenced by the Caribbean. With the increasing popularity of reggae and dancehall in the U.S. mainstream, 2013 thus far is a pivotal year for Jamaican music. Many of America’s top artists including Jay Z, Kanye West, Major Lazer and Snoop Lion recently incorporated the island’s artists, music and culture into their own sound. This year’s installment of Reggae Gold features Jamaica’sRead More
This past Sunday (July 21), Gyptian made a surprise guest appearance at the third annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, which attracted over 15,000 people to Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY to celebrate the finest Caribbean cuisine, culture and music. Irie Jam’s 93.5 FM radio personality DJ Roy called the reggae star to the main stage to present him a RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) certified Gold plaque for Gyptian’s #1 hit single “Hold You.” The title-track from Gyptian’s Billboard Top 200 album is the first track from aRead More