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VP RECORDS DOMINATES U.S. BILLBOARD REGGAE ALBUM CHART THIS WEEK Securing Top 3 Positions with Reggae Gold 2015, Jah Cure’s The Cure & Soca Gold 2015 This week, the world’s largest reggae label and distrubutor VP Records holds the No. 1, 2 and 3 spot on the U.S. Billboard Reggae Album Chart. Their annual compilation Reggae Gold debuts at the top spot with Jah Cure’s new album The Cure landing the second position (from No. 1 last week) and Soca Gold 2015 coming in closely at No. 3 on theRead More
REGGAE POWERHOUSE VP RECORDS CELEBRATES RECORD STORE DAY THIS SATURDAY APRIL 18 AT NEW YORK AND FLORIDA RETAIL STORES In recognition of Record Store Day, VP Records will have an open house on Saturday April 18, 2015 at both retail stores in United States, including Miramar, FL (6022 S.W. 21st Street) and Queens, NY (170-21 Jamaica Ave). VP Records has partnered with Vinyl Record Collectors Association to throw an indoor and outdoor bashment-style party with local DJs and vinyl galore at each location. The activities will go from 12-7pm ETRead More
// VP RECORDS TAKES OVER SUMMERSTAGE IN CENTRAL PARK 2015 TO CELEBRATE THE 35TH ANNIVERSARY OF LABEL ON JUNE 27 Maxi Priest, Gyptian, Bunji Garlin and Fay Ann Lyons Slated To Perform Sound Provided by Massive B (Bobby Konders & Jabba) // VP Records has teamed up with SummerStage to celebrate the label’s 35th year in business. From VP’s artist roster, reggae stars Maxi Priest and Gyptian as well as soca royalty Bunji Garlin and Fay Ann Lyons will take the stage in NYC’s Central Park for this momentous occasion.Read More
A2IM TO PRESENT PAT CHIN, VP RECORDS CO-FOUNDER, WITH LIBERA AWARDS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD The American Association of Independent Music (A2IM) is proud to announce that the fourth annual Libera Awards Lifetime Achievement Award will honor Pat Chin, co-founder of VP Records, for innovation in the independent music industry. Chin will be honored with the award on June 25 at NYC’s Highline Ballroom during A2IM’s 10th Anniversary Indie Week when A2IM members from across the U.S. will meet along with their International colleagues from over a dozen countries around theRead More
SOCA ARENA OUT THIS WEEK (MAR 17) ON VP RECORDS The Caribbean Carnival Soundtrack Featuring Top Soca Artists From Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Grenada and Jamaica By popular demand, VP Records kicks off the Carnival season with Soca Arena, a collection of “jump and wave” winners with an extended mega mix by DJ Spice of TeamSoca.com, out this week (Mar 17, 2015). Purchase Soca Arena now iTunes: smarturl.it/SocaArena Listen to the DJ Spice mix: https://soundcloud.com/vp_records/various-artists-soca-arena-team-soca-mega-mix Soca Arena presents the best and latest offerings from some ofRead More
NIGERIAN STAR PATORANKING SIGNS DEAL WITH VPAL MUSIC TO DISTRIBUTE ALBUM First African Dancehall Artist to Team up with Reggae Powerhouse MTV Africa Breaks the News “Patoranking’s romantic charm, positivism and spirituality make him a promising rising star in the global dancehall scene.” – MTV Iggy Nigerian dancehall star Patoranking signs a deal with VP Records’ distribution arm VPAL Music to release his debut album. He is the first African dancehall artist to partner with the world’s largest reggae company. VP Records has been home to Jamaican dancehall superstars likeRead 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
STRICTLY THE BEST SERIES DEBUTS AT #1 (VOL. 50) & #2 (VOL. 51) ON U.S. BILLBOARD REGGAE ALBUM CHART THIS WEEK This Year’s Special Edition Celebrates VP Records 35th Anniversary Billboard Chats with Label’s Co-Founder Miss Pat about Milestone VP Records unleashed their latest installments of the longest running reggae series Strictly The Best last week. Both compilations topped the U.S. Billboard Reggae Album chart, Volume 50 debuting at #1 and Volume 51 landing at the #2 spot. LISTEN & WATCH videos from Strictly The Best Vol. 50 & 51Read More
DANCEHALL’S LEADING LADY SPICE TAKES THE REIGNS ON HER DEBUT EP SO MI LIKE IT AVAILABLE DECEMBER 2, 2014 ON VP RECORDS Almost 10 Million Views on VEVO for Title Track’s Video Nearly 3 Million Combined Views for Brand New Video “Conjugal Visit” featuring Vybz Kartel (WSHH Premiere) Known for her daring lyrics, vivacious stage performances and fiery bravado, Jamaican dancehall sensation Spice is happy to announce the release of her eagerly-awaited debut EP So Mi Like It, available December 2, 2014 on VP Records. The digital-only EP will showcaseRead More
STRICTLY THE BEST SERIES VOLUMES 50 & 51 TO BE RELEASED NOVEMBER 25, 2014 This Year’s Special Edition Celebrates VP Records 35th Anniversary Illustrations By Renowned Artist Michael Thompson Each 2CD Volume Features One Disc of Promising Hits for 2015 Plus a Bonus Disc of The Series’ Top Throwback Hits The longest running reggae series Strictly The Best unleashes Volume 50 & Volume 51 on November 25, 2014. This special edition of Strictly The Best celebrates VP Records 35th Anniversary. To commemorate this milestone, VP Records commissioned renowned artist MichaelRead More