Category : VP Records

Industry Focus: An Interview with Photographer Marc Jeffrey

By:  Natasha Von Castle Marc Jeffrey is a Trinidad and Tobago-based photographer. His love and passion for his lens and what it captures has been included in major campaigns, special moments held by close friends and family and online look books. VP: How did you get your start in the business? MJ: I began in 2013. I started by doing event photography such as parties and special occasions for friends….

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Meta & The Cornerstones New Album!

By Werner Zips “DIA” Pronounced(Jah) takes the Reggae mastery of one of its foremost African ambassadors to a new level. It is beautifully crafted and full of passion for music and message, sounding pouncing riddims and sweet harmonies to Jah (Dia) rising sun. Yet, it is much more than just another excellent Reggae album. Meta Dia offers hidden pathways to social healing – or “salvation” – as Rastas, Sufis, and…

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The Emeterians Lockdown Project!

The Emeterians strike back with a brand-new album “Lockdown Project” co-produced by Cosme Deyah. The 10 tracks were recorded during lockdown in Spain, in August 2020 Emeterians (Sistah MaryJane, Brother Wildman & Maga Lion), bring 10 new tracks with a different flavour. Co-produced by friend and Spanish producer based in the UK, Cosme Deyah, their 7th studio album was recorded during lockdown in Madrid, in August 2020, at their own…

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Daddy U-Roy’s Solid Gold

By:  John Masouri Within a short time of making his recording debut, U Roy – who was already wowing local crowds on King Tubby’s Home Town Hi Fi – had the Top 3 hits on both Jamaican charts and could be heard on every radio, jukebox and sound-system throughout the island. That was in 1970. Deejay music had arrived and a style, as well as a star, was born. The…

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Tarana Burke Gives EW Her Pop Culture Favorites!

Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo Movement, sat down with to share her thoughts on favorite books, movies and television shows.  We were delighted to learn of her favorite online concert which was Beres Hammond’s ‘Love From a Distance!’ What word did Tarana use to describe the ‘Love From a Distance’ performance?! Read her article here

 An Interview with Jay Will (GameOver)

Industry Focus:  An Interview with Jay Will (GameOver) By:  Natasha Von Castle VP:      Artists such as Shaggy, Mr. Vegas and Jah Cure (just to name a few) have spoken about your brilliance.  Do you spend time with them, then create a treatment or, do you create a treatment based on the song which they agree to?  JW:      When people (artists) partner with me, they usually come to me saying “hey I’ve…

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