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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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SummerStage Announces Free Shows For The 2021 Season!

SummerStage free outdoor festival and a seasonal outdoor venue that’s located in Central Park. It is presented by Capital One City Parks Foundation and annually presents approximately 100 performances in 15-18 parks throughout the five boroughs of New York City.  The six free performances will take place at the Coney Island Amphitheater. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams spoke on the return of SummerStage saying,  “The return of SummerStage to the Coney Island…

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Queens Public Library 125th Anniversary Celebration Featuring VP Records Co-founder Miss Pat Chin!

On Friday, June 11, 2021, at 11A.M., join the Queens Public Library’s President and CEO Dennis M. Walcott, and VP Records Co-founder Patricia ‘Miss Pat’ Chin for a zoom conversation on life, community, arts, and culture. Celebrating accomplishments through the library’s history and looking at the present day to envision the future, the library’s 125th anniversary celebration highlights the library’s historical successes and shines a spotlight on community stories and…

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Reggae For The Global Vinyl Holiday!

(repost from Vision Newspaper) Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners and employees as a way to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1,400 independently owned record stores in the US and thousands of similar stores internationally. VP Records has participated annually since 2015 at its flagship retail store in Jamaica, New York at its Miramar, Florida…

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Miss Pat Speaks On The History Of VP Records And How Reggae Music Spread Across The World!

(repost from the Breakfast Club – Power 105.5 FM) VP Records Matriarch Patricia ‘Miss Pat’ Chin speaks to Angela Yee, DJ Envy and Charlamagne Tha God on New York’s Power 105.5 FM!  Miss Pat speaks on the founding of VP Records, and the early days of life in New York!  


Miss Pat Chin Helped Reggae Become a Globally Celebrated Genre!

(repost from Yahoo! News) Here’s what one Asian Jamaican woman has to do with the global rise of reggae music ? » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/KnowThis Learn about the V and P Family Foundation: https://www.vandpfoundation.org/ For more entertainment news, subscribe to NowThis News. #Reggae #Music #PatChin #Politics #News #NowThis…

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