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.
VP RECORDS REMEMBERS “THE CROWN PRINCE OF REGGAE”
Double-Disc Tribute Album Slated for Late Spring 2016
Series of Singles From Compilation To Be Released in February
by Romain Virgo, Raging Fyah, Jah9, The Green and Marsha Ambrosius
February 1st, marked the late reggae and lover’s rock icon Dennis Brown‘s 59th birthday. The revered Jamaican icon began his recording career at the tender age of 11 and has more than 75 albums to date. Even though he passed away at the early age of 42, his music and legacy lives on.
FM RECORDS RELEASES NEW MORGAN HERITAGE ALBUM, TITLED “SPECIAL EDITION,” FOR PREORDER ON ITUNES
NEW ALBUM FEATURES CONTEMPORARY REMASTERED SOUND
KINGSTON, JAMAICA – January 13, 2016: FM Records released a new Morgan Heritage album, titled “Special Edition,” for preorder on iTunes. The album will be released Friday, January 15, 2016 on iTunes, Amazon and Spotify.
GREGORY ISAACS ALBUM REMASTERED WITH MODERN STREAMING SOUND
KINGSTON, JAMAICA – January 13, 2016: FM Records released a new Gregory Isaacs album, titled “In Lovers Rock Style,” for pre-order on iTunes. The album will be released Friday, January 15, 2016 on iTunes, Amazon and Spotify.
Co-Founder of Tribe Records Zepherin Saint joins R&B Singing Legend Ann Nesby and G3 for remix of classic hit “Optimistic” – Available NOW
In celebration of their 100th release, well known UK world dance producer Zepherin Saint‘s Tribe Records collaborates with R&B Songstress Ann Nesby and G3 for a remake of an original hit single (1991) from group Sounds of Blackness titled “Optimistic.” The track is available for purchase NOW on Traxsource. Mr. Saint’s house cover production for the hit single is phenomenal, along with adding Ms. Nesby’s soulful voice all over the remix.
Caribbean Soul Singer, Kenya Eugene Signs with
Girl in Charge Public Relations
Los Angeles, CA – Girl in Charge Public Relations (GICPR) is proud to announce the addition of Caribbean Soul singer, Kenya Eugene to the client roster. The internationally acclaimed entertainer is one of the most intriguing new talents in the business today and the firm is excited about the opportunity to expand her already established fan base while introducing her to a new audience of music lovers.
EDDIE MURPHY TEAMS UP WITH DANCEHALL ICON BEENIE MAN
ON BRAND NEW SINGLE ” WONNA DEEZ NITES”
His Second Song of the Year To Be Released June 30 on VPAL
iTunes Pre-Order Available Now
Eddie Murphy‘s affinity for reggae music continues. The iconic actor, comedian and singer unveils his second song of the year “Wonna Deez Nites” featuring Jamaican dancehall icon Beenie Man. The single will be released on June 30, 2015 on VPAL Music (VP Records’ subsidiary label and distribution arm) and is available for pre-order now.
New Luciana Souza CD, “Speaking In Tongues,” Set For Release September 15th
Speaking In Tongues is a suite of musical poetry with the theme of language at its core. Luciana Souza’s stunning new album for Sunnyside Records draws on the talents of four of the most creative musicians working in Jazz today; players who, along with Luciana, come from five different places on the planet, and have five different languages as their native tongues.
THIRD WORLD DROPS VIDEO FOR “YISMASGAN”
Their Rendition of The Abyssinians 1974 Track Produced by Damian Marley
Single Available Now on iTunes on Ghetto Youths International
One of the most pivotal reggae bands of all time, Third World, drops a new video for their first major song of the year “YimMasGan,” available now on iTunes through the Ghetto Youths International label.
JAMAICAN SOUL SINGER ETANA DROPS VIDEO FOR “I RISE”
The Title Track off Her #1 Billboard Reggae Album
Queen Of The Islands Tour Continues Across U.S. with Hawaiian Songstress Anuhea
As Etana and her band Raw Soul Rebels continue the final stretch of their successful U.S. tour, the soulful Jamaican artist reveals her video for the title track off her most recent effort I Rise. The video is directed by Scorpio 21 and was filmed in her native country, capturing all its natural wonder.