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.
ACCLAIMED LATIN-TROPICAL- SOUL BAND 3D RHYTHM OF LIFE RELEASES NEW ALBUM “FANTASY”
New York, NY – Acclaimed Latin-Tropical-Soul band, 3D Rhythm of Life led by drummer Michael Tate, announces the up and coming release of their new album, “Fantasy” (Summer 2017). This project details their multi-dimensional sound, a fusion of Latin and Afro-Caribbean grooves, blended with a variety of genres including Blues, Jazz, Reggae, and Rock.
Ronnie Davis Has Gone Home
SKINNY BWOY, JANUARY 26, 2017: It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we must inform you all of the passing of a great man – Reggae foundation roots singer Jerome Ballin pka Ronnie Davis (formerly of Itals and The Tennors). After suffering a major stroke on Monday January 23rd, 2017, Ronnie closed his eyes and slept peacefully with his family at his bedside on Wednesday, January 25th 2017.
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.
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.