REGGAE AMBASSADORS THIRD WORLD RELEASE
NEW SINGLE “EYES ARE UP ON YOU” ON JULY 28
EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY DAMIAN MARLEY
Celebrating over 40 years in music, one of the most pivotal reggae bands of all time Third World will drop their new single “Eyes Are Up On You” (out July 28, 2017) off their upcoming full-length album. The song and album are both produced by Damian Marley and will be released on Ghetto Youths International.
Beres Hammond Announces New “Take Time to Love” North American Tour. Kicks Off in New Haven, CT July 11th!
Legendary reggae artist Beres Hammond embarks on his “Take Time to Love” North American tour beginning tonight. Known for his smooth, soulful style, Beres returns to the North America with a full band presentation to keep fans rocking all summer long.
GRAMMY WINNING ARTIST ESTELLE ANNOUNCES NEW SINGLE ‘LOVE LIKE OURS’
NEW YORK, NY- VP Records announces the completion of a new album deal with Grammy(R) winning R&B artist Estelle. The full length reggae album is scheduled for a fall 2017 release. The first single, ‘Love Like Ours’ featuring reggae star Tarrus Riley is available now with a music video to follow.
UK SINGER & SON OF JAMAICAN ROCKSTEADY ICON ALTON ELLIS
CHRISTOPHER ELLIS FEELS BACK AT HOME ON “HERE WE ARE”
New York, NY (June 16, 2017) — Reggae/R&B singer Christopher Ellis receives a warm welcome in Jamaica, the setting for his latest video, “Here We Are.” Ellis, a British native, has become a familiar face in Jamaica. He represents modern day rocksteady, following the tradition of his late-great father, Alton Ellis, the pioneer of the vintage uptempo precursor to reggae.
Today (1.13), the Reggae Songstress Drops the Album’s First Single
“Trueversation” feat. Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley
The Jamaican award-winning singer, songwriter and social activist Queen Ifrica calls for global change on her third studio album Climb, available March 3, 2017 via VP Records. Queen Ifrica will debut new material from the album tomorrow (1.14) at Jamaica’s annual Rebel Salute festival.
Ronnie Davis To Release New Album Titled “Iyahcoustic”
SKINNY BWOY RECORDS: Reggae foundation roots singer Ronnie Davis (Itals and The Tennors original member), is set for the release of his new album titled IYAHCOUSTIC, on August 19, 2016 via Skinny Bwoy Records. Produced by Singer/Songwriter/Producer Henry Buckley, Jr. aka Sadiki, IYAHCOUSTIC showcases Davis in a modern acoustic setting – a departure from the hard-core Rocksteady and Reggae production that’s been the backdrop for most of his works throughout the years.
From The Big Screen To The Stage, “Leon and The Peoples” Releases New Single “I’d Look Good on You”
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – July 1, 2016 – PRLog You know him from movies and he goes by Leon. Leon is no stranger to music on the silver screen having portrayed David Ruffin in the hit Mini-Series”The Temptations,” now get to know his music.
Platinum Producer Kemar McGregor Debuts ‘Purple Rain’ Featuring R&B Pop Artist Ayron Michael
KINGSTON, Jamaica – June 27, 2016 – PRLog — R&B/Pop Recording Artist, Ayron Michael, debuts the official reggae remix of “Purple Rain” produced by Platinum producer Kemar McGregor. “Purple Rain” was originally written, recorded and released by legendary music icon, Prince. The new reggae remix is set to officially make its debut on July 22,2016 globally through popular worldwide music label, FM Records.
VP RECORDS REVEALS FIVE NEW SONGS OFF
WE REMEMBER DENNIS BROWN
A DOUBLE DISC TRIBUTE ALBUM SLATED FOR LATE SPRING 2016
Romain Virgo (Feb 5), Raging Fyah (Feb 12), Jah9 (Feb 19), The Green (Feb 26) and Marsha Ambrosius (Mar 4) Recreate His Classics To Pay Homage to the Revered Jamaican Singer
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.
VP RECORDS EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP WITH ADA
New Pact for Worldwide Digital Distribution &
U.S. and Canada for Physical Product Distribution
NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 23, 2016: ADA, the independent distribution and services arm of Warner Music Group (WMG), has announced the launch of a global partnership with VP Records, the world’s largest reggae label, to include physical distribution in the U.S. and Canada, and worldwide digital distribution. ADA and VP Records joined forces in 2009, although the label’s relationship with Warner Music dates back to 2002. Previous successes include releases from Wayne Wonder, Buju Banton, Elephant Man, Sean Paul, Maxi Priest, Jah Cure and the Reggae Gold compilation series.