MIRF returns with its 14th edition for Montreal’s 375th with reggae’s hottest performers

Montreal, April 26, 2017 – On August 18, 19 and 20, the Montreal International Reggae Festival (MIRF) will present its 14th edition at the Old Port of Montreal, maintaining its theme United Against Violence. This year promises yet again the highest calibre of Jamaican and West Indian talent, spanning the … Continue reading

Platinum Kids Win America’s National Sound Championship “US Rumble”

New York, New York (April 23, 2017)  One of the most exciting aspects of reggae culture took place inside Amazura nightclub in Queens, New York last Saturday. It was the second annual US Rumble nationals, produced by Irish and Chin,  seven sound systems entered a musical “war” for a spot … Continue reading

Sean Paul, the newest addition for Reggae Sumfest 25

Grammy Award winning artiste Sean Paul has been added to the line-up for the 25th staging of Reggae Sumfest. The multi-platinum artiste will break his current Europe tour for a fourth appearance on the festival. Having racked up an impressive catalogue and a huge fan base worldwide over two decades, … Continue reading

Renowned Greensleeves Record Label Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Legendary U.K. based reggae label, Greensleeves Records will celebrate its 40th anniversary with new and commemorative product releases and multiple events in London, Paris and New York throughout Spring and Summer 2017. The festivities will commence in April for Record Store Day and continue through September capping at the Notting … Continue reading

Chronixx Biography

Jamaican musician Chronixx has ignited a torch in people’s hearts the world over and is confidently lighting the path for an entire generation of youths to rediscover roots and culture. Born Jamar Rolando McNaughton on October 10, 1992, Chronixx was musically nurtured from an early age by his father, dancehall … Continue reading

Canada’s Reggae Queen Ammoye Says: Don’t Count Me Out!

Canadian Songstress Ammoye has a track record of making popular music, and the three-time JUNO nominee for Best Reggae Recording adds to that record with the release of her new single “Don’t Count Me Out!” Produced by Award winning Donovan Germain of Penthouse Records, “Don’t Count Me Out” is taken … Continue reading

VP Records Partners Up with Apple Music Curator Bringing Exclusive Playlists!

VP Records Partners Up with Apple Music Curator Bringing Exclusive Playlists! VP records has proudly announced their latest endeavor with Apple Music for its own specially curated playlists. VP will be providing dedicated playlist geared towards your interests and hopefully introduce music lovers to some new tracks while creating a … Continue reading

Juno Number 5 for Exco Levi

EXCO Levi copped his fifth Best Reggae Recording of The Year at Saturday night’s Juno Awards at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa. The Clarendon-born singjay won for the song Siren, released last June by Oneness Records. The other nominees were Roll Dem by Dubmatix featuring Gappy Ranks, Sorry by … Continue reading

Reggae Songbird Etana Releases New Video, Headed to Kenya

Reggae Songbird Etana Headed to Kenya After a moving and inspiring performance for International Women’s Day in Jamaica, soulful songbird Etana is headed to Kenya to lend her voice for a concert and a cause. The multi-award winner and newly independent artist is slated to perform at “Dobba Fest” on … Continue reading