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VP Records’ subsidiary label and distribution arm VPAL Music will release Jersey City reggae-fusion ensemble Kiwi’s third full-length album A Room With A View on August 28, 2015. Kiwi finesses their melodic approach and strips down their sound to its rawest, most rhythmic elements on the new album. Rooted in reggae rhythms and tropicália-inspired melodies, Jersey City-based Kiwi dynamically blends jazz and soulful grooves into a uniquely uplifting sound. A Room With A View combines syncopated roots rhythms with outside influences that span decades and circle the globe. Founding member/vocalistRead More
JAH CURE BREAKS NEW GROUND WITH HIS EAGERLY-AWAITED STUDIO ALBUM THE CURE TO BE RELEASED JULY 10 ON VP RECORDS “a voice that sounds as if he’s wringing out passion from every note” – NPR.org On July 10, 2015, Jah Cure will release his new studio album The Cure (VP Records). Recently hailed by NPR as “a voice that sounds as if he’s wringing out passion from every note” and once described by the Los Angeles Times as “a brilliant crooner of Bob Marley-esque love-and-peace reggae,” the Jamaican-born singer hasRead More
VP RECORDS PRESENTS BYRON LEE & THE DRAGONAIRES’ UPTOWN TOP RANKING A Collection of Rare Finds and Classics From the Iconic Band’s 50 Year Catalogue Available June 9, 2015 On June 9, 2015, VP Records will release Byron Lee & The Dragonaires’ Uptown Top Ranking, a collection (available together for the first time) of 20 classics from the legendary Jamaican band. The group mastered multiple musical genres – including ska, rocksteady, soca and calypso – and played a key role in expanding its presence beyond the Caribbean. Culled from theRead More

Posted On February 13, 2015By altonIn Music Reviews, Music-News Radio, News

Jah Cure Signs To VP Records

JAH CURE SIGNS TO VP RECORDS New Album The Cure Slated for Spring 2015 Jah Cure, the Jamaican singer who has long been recognized as one of reggae’s greatest voices, inks a new deal with VP Records to release multiple albums, including The Cure slated for Spring 2015. Jah Cure expresses his enthusiasm about signing to the label. “It is time for me to sign with an official company. VP is the largest distributer of reggae music and that is a fact, so I am happy to say I amRead More
ETANA RELEASES HER NEW STUDIO ALBUM I RISE TOMORROW OCTOBER 28 ON VP RECORDS Portion of Proceeds Will Benefit American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Weston U.S. Tour and Promo Run Kicks Off This Month Helmed by the legendary Jamaican multi-instrumentalist and producer Clive Hunt, Etana’s fourth studio album I Rise will be available tomorrow October 28, 2014 on VP Records. The Jamaican singer-songwriter’s melodic power blended with Hunt’s rich arrangements sets this album apart as one of the best throughout her stellar career. For National Breast Cancer AwarenessRead More
ETANA RELEASES FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM I RISE AVAILABLE OCTOBER 28 ON VP RECORDS Helmed by Legendary Reggae Producer Clive Hunt Etana is happy to announce the release of her brand new album I Rise, available Oct 28, 2014 on VP Records. The beautifully-orchestrated set is helmed by the legendary Jamaican multi-instrumentalist and producer Clive Hunt, whose credits include Byron Lee & The Dragonaires, Chaka Khan, Stevie Wonder, Peter Tosh, Rolling Stones, The Wailers, Grace Jones, Jimmy Cliff and many more. Clive arranged an all-star team of the island’s musicians toRead More
TRINIDADIAN STAR BUNJI GARLIN DROPS BRAND NEW ALBUM DIFFERENTOLOGY THIS WEEK ON RCA/VP RECORDS “Truck On D Road” Video Premieres with The FADER Bunji Garlin releases his new studio album Differentology this week (Aug 12, RCA/VP) and unveils his video for “Truck On D Road” featured on Reggae Gold 2014. The FADER exclusively premieres what they call “best commercial for Carnival:” http://www.thefader.com/2014/08/14/bunji-garlin-truck-on-d-road-video-is-the-best-commercial-for-carnival/ WATCH now (Feel free to post): Directed by Tom Swindell, the “Truck On D Road” video captures the madness of 2014 Trinidad & Tobago Carnival. Bunji rallies hisRead More
THE ANNUAL REGGAE GOLD SERIES FEATURES CARIBBEAN’S MOST PRIZED MUSICAL GEMS OF 2014 In Stores August 12 on VP Records Featuring Major Lazer & Busy Signal, Jah Cure, Sean Paul & Konshens, Bunji Garlin, Fay-Ann Lyons, Assassin, QQ, Etana, Spice, Gyptian & Melanie Fiona, Maxi Priest and Romain Virgo Every summer, the world’s #1 Caribbean music compilation Reggae Gold brings the genre’s top hits into one must-have collection for the masses. This year’s installment, out Aug 12 on VP Records, is a diverse set of reggae chart toppers and theRead More