Tag : Miss Pat

V&P Family Foundation’s Holiday Market

Come celebrate the holiday spirit with the V&P Family Foundation’s Holiday Market! Featured items include delightful gift baskets, select merchandise, and other holiday goodies to ring in the season. Enjoy live music, local arts, Miss Pat’s “Miss Pat – My Reggae Music Journey” book signing, and good fun! Also presenting artwork for purchase by Michael “Freestylee” Thompson, Jah Wise, Ajamu Myrie, Cherry Stewart, Akahi Beckford, and Maria Papaefstathiou. Dates: Friday…

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MEET THE GODMOTHER OF REGGAE, PATRICIA “MISS PAT” CHIN OF VP RECORDS!

Repost from Island Origins Magazine Standing at around 4 feet 11 inches, 84-year-old Patricia Chin at first presents as an unassuming figure. In reality, she is one of the giants of Caribbean music — a co-founder of the largest independent reggae record label in the world, a label that transformed the reggae music industry forever. Her company, VP Records — named for Vincent (her late husband) and Patricia Chin — has been…

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Patricia Chin: Reggae’s Unlikely Tycoon!

(repost from The New European) In a macho world, Patricia Chin has blazed a trail for Caribbean music, and for women in the music industry. And at 83 she is still doing so To be designated as a “record man” is akin to being a secular saint in the music industry. For a “record man” is an archetype of sorts: the guy who founds record labels and develops new sounds and…

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Patricia ‘Miss Pat’ Chin Signing at Sam’s Caribbean Marketplace!

Join Patricia ‘Miss Pat’ Chin on Saturday July 10th, 2021 for a special book signing at Sam’s Caribbean Marketplace.  Located at 225 Hempstead Turnpike, West Hempstead (11552), Sam’s has served the Caribbean community for many years.  They offer products direct from the islands which includes foods, specialty items and literature. Saturday July 10th, 2021 is Sam’s Caribbean Marketplace Customer Appreciation Day which includes live music by TT Allstars as well…

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Patricia ‘Miss Pat’ Chin Speaks to A2IM – Keynote Address!

The annual Indie Week conference hosted by A2IM is one of the most anticipated events on the music calendar.  Industry professionals gather to talk about trends, occurrences, and to hear the keynote address by Keynote speakers. This year, Patricia ‘Miss Pat’ Chin gave the conference’s keynote address. Sharing personal stories about her beginnings in business, Miss Pat relayed the important lesson she learned from marbles and rubber bands. Listen to…

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