Tag : reggae

VP Records and Reggae Star Jah Cure Release Lyric Video for “Welcome To Jamaica!”

VP Records and GRAMMY-nominated Reggae star Jah Cure release the lyric video for “Welcome To Jamaica.” The lyric video takes viewers on a journey from white sand beaches to a man playing a drum to express the vibrancy that makes Jamaica unique.  Further in the lyric video and between the sunrise and sunset, views of Jamaica’s landmarks and culture makes the case for the country’s magnetism. Acting as a visual…

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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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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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TARRUS RILEY RELEASES HIS LATEST SINGLE “HEARTBREAK ANNIVERSARY!”

(repost from Clinton Lindsay) Reggae star Tarrus Riley adds to his list of noteworthy releases with his cover of “Heartbreak Anniversary.”  The release gives Reggae presence to the popular original by R&B singer Giveon. Slated for release on Thursday July 1st, 2021, the Reggae version of “Heartbreak Anniversary” was produced by Kareem Burrell and Dean Fraser for XTM Nation.  The smash hit contemporary R&B song is currently tracking at 375…

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