Legends of Dancehall & Reggae Promise a Historic Event Aboard the Love and Harmony Cruise

New York, NY (November 10, 2017). The second annual Love and Harmony cruise is already being anticipated as one of the most historic event in dancehall and reggae culture. On October 28th, Winford Williams and the Onstage TV crew (Jamaica national TV program) made a stop by the Harmony House… Continue reading

An epic 12th edition of the Montreal International Reggae Festival

For the 12th consecutive year, The Old Port of Montreal vibrated to the sweet sounds of reggae music with the best international artists, this year under clever skies! On Friday, after solid performances from Kaisha Lee, Face-T and his band as well as Jah Cutta, Beres Hammond was once again… Continue reading

VP Records holds 3 first spots on the U.S. Billboard Reggae Album Chart

This week, the world’s largest reggae label and distrubutor VP Records holds the No. 1, 2 and 3 spot on the U.S. Billboard Reggae Album Chart. Their annual compilation Reggae Gold debuts at the top spot with Jah Cure’s new album The Cure landing the second position (from No. 1… Continue reading

Out Today! Reggae Gold 2015

For over 20 years, the world’s #1 Caribbean music compilation Reggae Gold brings the genre’s top hits into one must-have collection for the masses. 2015’s installment, out today July 17, 2015 on VP Records, is filled with the season’s freshest sounds in roots, dancehall, lover’s rock and pop-fused reggae from… Continue reading

Beres Hammond – Biography

Born Hugh Beresford Hammond in 1953, Beres is considered the lover’s rock singer par excellence in Jamaica and around the world. He became the singer of the band Zap Pow in 1975. His youth influences were American soul artists, such as like Sam Cooke and Otis Redding. But it was… Continue reading

VP Records Announces Release of Annual Compilation Reggae Gold 2015

For over 20 years, the world’s #1 Caribbean music compilation Reggae Gold brings the genre’s top hits into one must-have collection for the masses. 2015’s installment, out July 17, 2015 on VP Records, is filled with the season’s freshest sounds in roots, dancehall, lover’s rock and pop-fused reggae from a… Continue reading

Montreal International Reggae Festival announces four headliners

Montreal, May 8, 2015– For its 12th edition, held from Friday, August 14 to Sunday, August 16 at Montreal’s Old Port, The Montreal International Reggae Festival is proud to announce the confirmation of four of Jamaica’s biggest international superstars to its line-up: Friday, August 14 Beres Hammond On opening night,… Continue reading

Maxi Priest releases new video “Holiday”

With over 15 million albums sold worldwide, multiple Grammy nominations and top 10 Billboard hits (including the No. 1 smash “Close To You”) – the most successful solo act in British reggae history Maxi Priest drops his new video for “Holiday,” the latest single off his first studio album in… Continue reading

Lady Saw Reveals Alter Ego on November 18

Next week, VPAL, VP Records’ subsidiary label and distribution arm, teams up with Lady Saw’s label Diva Records to release her new album Alter Ego, available November 18, 2014. The Queen of Dancehall is celebrating 25 years in the business with Alter Ego. The album puts her creativity on full… 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