Author Archives : VP Records

Estelle Curates Successful Evening of Afro-Beats, Reggae, Dancehall and Soca For the 2019 Essence Music FestivalRoster included Machel Montano, Wayne Wonder, Spice & More

Photo Credits: Shootrr On Friday July 6th, Grammy Award Winning singer Estelle curated an evening of Afro-Beats, Reggae, Dancehall and Soca for the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. In its 25th anniversary, the songstress thought it would be the perfect time to merge the standard fans of R&B, Hip Hop, & Soul with fans of Caribbean and African music at the Essence Music Festival. The evening consisted of an hour set during the…

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GRAMMY NOMINATED BAND RAGING FYAH EMBARKS ON “BETTER TOMORROW” TOUR- Starting Wednesday, Band Hits the U.S. this Summer to Promote New Music

Grammy nominated band Raging Fyah is embarking on their “Better Tomorrow” US Summer Tour, supporting their latest single and music video of the same name. The tour will begin Wednesday, July 10th and conclude August 10th at VP Records 40th Anniversary Concert at City Park’s Summer Stage at Central Park, New York.   With “Better Tomorrow”, Raging Fyah stays true to their roots rock reggae sound, while giving attention to…

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SOCA GOLD 2019 DEBUTS AT NUMBER 1 ON BILLBOARD REGGAE CHART- Album Release Celebrated with Live Launch Event & More

VP Records is proud to announce that Soca Gold 2019, released Friday June 22nd has debuted at number one on the Billboard Reggae Chart! The compilation features best soca songs of the season, including work from international artists that represent the best of the Caribbean (Trinidad, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Grenada and more). Some of the songs featured in this years compilation include exclusives “Come Inside” by Sean Caruth and “Sweet Woman” by Tony Prescott as well as carnival…

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VP RECORDS WEB SHOW ON THE RIDDIM LAUNCHES THIS JULY- Will Air Once a Month on VP Records YouTube Page

Launching this July on VP Records YouTube page, On The Riddim (OTR) is a monthly series, highlighting the best of VP Records. From recent album releases, videos and events; viewers will be taken on a journey every episode.  2019 marks the 40th anniversary of VP Records, the world’s largest reggae and soca label in the world. Paving the way for many legendary reggae artists, the label has become an icon in the reggae music…

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THE RELEASE OF SOCA GOLD 2019 MARKED WITH FITBK PARTNERSHIP AND SOCA GOLD LIVE MONTEGO BAY VP RECORDS TAKES SOCA TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Soca Gold 2019 features only the best soca songs of the season, including work from international artists that represent the best of the Caribbean (including Trinidad, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Grenada and more). Some of the songs featured in this years compilation include “Come Inside” by Sean Caruth, “Sweet Woman” by Tony Prescott, “Issa Snack” by Nessa Preppy, “Savannah Grass” by Kes and many more. The two-disc CD set includes…

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9TH ANNUAL GRACE JAMAICAN JERK FESTIVAL RETURNS JULY 21ST- Performances by Bunji Garlin, Christopher Martin, Shenseea, Capleton and more

Celebrating almost a decade, the 2019 Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival returns to Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY for another day of food, fun, and entertainment. On Sunday, July 21, 2019, the ninth-annual Caribbean food festival will highlight the popular Jamaican flavor, Jerk, and all it has to offer. Culinary and artisan vendors from across the tri-state area gather during this yearly event to exhibit Jerk and the Jamaican culture…

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