Jamaican roots color Darren Barrett’s “Trumpet Vibes”
Hard bop jazz meets reggae on the award-winning artist’s seventh album, due November 20.
BOSTON (13 October 2015): Trumpeter Darren Barrett proudly wears his Jamaican ancestry on his musical sleeve as well as on the album sleeve of “Trumpet Vibes,” his seventh album that will be released November 20 on the dB Studios label.
Stephen “Ragga” Marley Kicks off U.S. Tour &
Performs on Jimmy Kimmel Live Tonight (Jul 30) with son Jo Mersa
Stephen “Ragga” Marley – the eight-time Grammy winner and multi-talented singer/songwriter/musician/producer – begins his headlining tour. On Saturday Aug 1, he will hit the stage at country’s largest annual reggae festival Reggae On The River. He continues to perform along the Golden Coast, then travels to Europe for a short stint of festival and club dates. He heads back to the United States on August 29 for the Catch A Fire Tour to join Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Morgan Heritage, Tarrus Riley, Jo Mersa, Black-Am-I, Skip Marley and Jemere Morgan until the end of September.
Bob Marley’s 70th Birthday Year Celebration Continues With Two Vinyl Box Set Releases
BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS THE COMPLETE ISLAND RECORDINGS AND THE COMPLETE ISLAND RECORDINGS: COLLECTOR’S EDITION OUT SEPTEMBER 25th
COLLECTIONS TO INCLUDE 11-LPS SPANNING A DECADE WORTH OF MARLEY’S MOST CELEBRATED ALBUM RELEASES ON ISLAND RECORDS
LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Bob Marley‘s 70th birthday year-long celebration (2015) continues with the release of two new box sets, The Complete Island Recordings and The Complete Island Recordings: Collector’s Edition. These two stunning vinyl collection sets will release September 25th, 2015, and feature 11 albums on 180-gram vinyl spanning a decade’s worth of Bob Marley & The Wailers releases on Island Records.
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.
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.
Reggae Ambassadors Third World Give Their Rendition of
The Abyssinians 1974 Original “YimMasGan”
The Damian-Marley Produced Track Will Be Available on June 16
on Ghetto Youths International Label
New Ras Kassa Directed Video Will Drop Next Week
Celebrating over 40 years in music, one of the most pivotal reggae bands of all time Third World will release their first major song of the year “YimMasGan” on June 16, 2015 on Ghetto Youths International.
EDDIE MURPHY RELEASES BRAND NEW VIDEO
FOR “OH JAH JAH” DIRECTED BY RICHARD GUMBS III
Eddie Murphy unleashes the brand new video for his reggae single “Oh Jah Jah,” released by VPAL Music (VP Records’ subsidiary label and distribution arm). The critically-acclaimed track peaked at #1 on iTunes Reggae Single Chart and debuted in the Top 5 on the U.S. Billboard Reggae Digital Song Chart.
ETANA & VP RECORDS JOIN THE FIGHT TO
“STOP EBOLA AND BUILD FOR THE FUTURE”
Jamaican Songstress Set To Perform at Private Concert Held at the
United Nations General Assembly Hall on Mon. March 2, 2015
Her Single “Better Tomorrow” Selected as Official Campaign Anthem
And Re-Released on March 3 With All Proceeds Going Towards Cause
Led by the United African Congress, Give Them a Hand Foundation and the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation – Etana and VP Records have joined the effort to fight Ebola and participate in the “Stop Ebola and Build For the Future” campaign and concert at the United Nations on Mon. March 2, 2015.
Morgan Heritage Reveals “Strictly Roots” Album Cover, Announces U.S Tour Dates
PRLog – Feb. 16, 2015 – NEW YORK — Social media was abuzz when Morgan Heritage shared the news via such vessels as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram that they were heading out on the road Spring 2015.
The wait is finally over, Cool To Be Conscious Music Group has officially released the April tour dates and locations for the Morgan Heritage “Strictly Roots” 2015 World Tour. Fans in the United States can boast as being the first of many to witness the group, and experience their new album live in concert as they launch their “Strictly Roots” world tour.