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VP RECORDS REMEMBERS “THE CROWN PRINCE OF REGGAE” DENNIS BROWN Double-Disc Tribute Album Will Drop June 3, 2016 Compilation Features Covers from Marsha Ambrosius, Freddie McGregor, Maxi Priest, Romain Virgo, Ikaya, Raging Fyah, Jah9, Christopher Ellis, The Green, Katchafire, Jah Cure, No Maddz, Chronixx, Jesse Royal, Kabaka Pyramid, Exco Levi, Kelissa, Jahmiel, Iba Mahr, Keznamdi and more Hailed by NPR Morning Edition as one of the 50 great voices of all time – the Jamaican musical icon Dennis Brown began his recording career at the tender age of 11 andRead More
February 1st, 2016, marked the late reggae and lover’s rock icon Dennis Brown’s 59th birthday. During his birthday month, reggae’s leading distributor and label VP Records paid respect to Brown by releasing a tribute cover every Friday for five weeks in a row. The final track was released this past Friday (March 4) from R&B powerhouse Marsha Ambrosius. Her glorious rendtion of Brown’s “Have You Ever,” premiered exclusively with Essence. Listen now. All songs are off of We Remember Dennis Brown (out May 6) – a 30-song tribute album ofRead More
ROMAIN VIRGO PAYS TRIBUTE TO LATE REGGAE ICON DENNIS BROWN WITH “CARESS ME” This week, Romain Virgo reveals a soul wrenching rendition of the late reggae icon Dennis Brown’s “Caress Me Girl”. The song is part of We Remember Dennis Brown – a double-disc tribute album due in late spring on VP Records that celebrates one of the best reggae singers in the world. Listen to Romain Virgo’s “Caress Me” now: We Remember Dennis Brown is a collection of The Crown Prince of Reggae’s timeless hits covered by some reggaeRead More
Amilcar Sanatan – Find it Now (Bunji Garlin Tribute)   Too often we celebrate our heroes when they are gone. And too often they are only made visible and valid to us when crowds across seas and overseas put the spotlight on them before us. This song honours the work Bunji Garlin has done in his lifetime, as well as speaks to his long career and contribution to the soca art form throughout the years. I remember when my father bought me the Black Spaniard CD Album while I wasRead More