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

Barrington Levy – Biography

Levy was born in Clarendon, Jamaica. He formed a band called the Mighty Multitude, with his cousin, Everton Dacres; the pair released “My Black Girl” in 1977. Levy established his solo career the next year with “A Long Time Since We Don’t Have No Love”; though the single was a… Continue reading

The Montreal Int’l Reggae festival Serves up Extraordinary Talent for 2016

Montreal, June 7, 2016 – On August 26, 27 and 28, the Montreal International Reggae Festival (MIRF) will roll out its 13th edition at the Old Port of Montreal – maintaining the theme, United Against Violence. This year promises a great caliber of Reggae Artists spanning the genres of Roots,… Continue reading

Strictly The Best Series – Volumes 50 & 51 to be released November 25, 2014

The longest running reggae series Strictly The Best unleashes Volume 50 & Volume 51 on November 25, 2014. This special edition of Strictly The Best celebrates VP Records 35th Anniversary. To commemorate this milestone, VP Records commissioned renowned artist Michael Thompson (Freestylee) to illustrate the cover art and CD booklet… Continue reading

Strictly The Best turns 50

STRICTLY The Best, possibly the longest running compilation album in reggae, marks a milestone on November 25. VP Records will release Volumes 50 and 51 of the series. As usual, it showcases some of the most popular dancehall songs of the year as well as classic hits from the Queens,… Continue reading

Drummer ‘Style’ Scott killed

LINCOLN ‘Style’ Scott, an original member of the influential Roots Radics Band, was killed at his Manchester home last Thursday evening. The Corporate Communication Unit reports that the 58-year-old Scott was found dead by police at his home in Williamsfield district just after 10:00 pm. The police were told that… Continue reading