VP Records and Best of the Best Concert has come together to continue preserving reggae’s culture by presenting ‘A Reggae Journey’ exhibition during the 9th Annual Best of the Best Music Fest. The exhibition features images and artifact from some of the world’s most loved and admired reggae artists.
(Miami, FL) May 11, 2015- Boasting as South Florida’s longest running Caribbean Festival, Best of the Best Music Festival has invited VP Records to present ‘A Reggae Journey,’ a travelling exhibit bridging Jamaica’s musical history and reggae culture through the experience and archives of VP Records, the world’s largest reggae company. Festival goers can enlighten themselves at this one of it’s kind presentation on Sunday May 24, 2015 at the Best of the Best Music Festival. Both organizations understands the importance of highlighting and preserving the reggae culture, and showcasing this exhibition will expose the music and it’s artists in a memorable and exceptional way. Curated by illustrator Michael Thompson, who has created many of the graphic images that line the walls of the exhibit, this multi-media experience presents Iconic imagery of many contributors to the development of the music.
Visitors will enjoy a variety of iconic photographs of reggae artists taken by some of the masters of the art including; Peter Simon, Beth Lesser, Adrian Boot, David Corio, John Ricard, Marlon Ajamu Myrie, Roy Sweetland and others. The exhibit also includes a documentary video chronicling high points in the history of the music. For more information about A Reggae Journey visit: www.vprecords.com/areggaejourney
About Best of the Best Concert: Best of the Best Music Festival is an event/concert like no other, and serves as the longest running Caribbean Festival in Florida. It’s a 10 hour long experience with nothing but the best performances in Caribbean music. Best of the Best has been located annually in the beautiful downtown of Miami at Bayfront Park, overlooking the waters of Biscayne Bay. Best of the Best is one of the largest Caribbean Music Festivals in North America today, with a history of attendance averaging 25k to 35k people and still growing.
Now in its 9th year, Best of the Best has been built to legendary status by bringing crowds to their feet with classic artist performances from Shabba Ranks, Capelton, Morgan Heritage, Fayann-Lyons, Wayne Wonder, Beenie Man, Lady Saw, Sanchez, and many more.
For more information visit www.bestofthebestconcert.com
About VP Records: VP Records based in Jamaica, Queens NY, is a pioneering force in the reggae music industry. From roots & culture to soca and dancehall, VP Records is the only record label that represents the full spectrum of Caribbean music. For the past 25 years, VP has stayed true to the grassroots from whence it came, always serving its core audience first, moving swiftly to keep up with the sounds of the street. At the same time, with the international success of artists like Sean Paul, Wayne Wonder, Elephant Man, and Tanto Metro & Devonte, amongst others, VP has expanded its leadership in the effort to present Caribbean culture to a mainstream audience as worldwide demand dancehall reggae rises to new heights.
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