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

Reggae’s Bad Boys call for Hall of Fame

Brothers Ian and Roger Lewis, founding members of the Inner Circle band, believe Jamaica could realise benefits from its music with the creation of a multi-purpose Reggae Hall of Fame. “Reggae music is a universal thing. So the hall of fame would have to be self-sufficient that people from all over… 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

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

Inner Circle ft. Chronixx & Jacob Miller “Tenement Yard (News Carryin’ Dread)”

Jacob “Killer” Miller was one of reggae’s greatest performers. His merry, manic brilliance shines through clearly in the crucial 1980 concert doc Heartland Reggae, particularly the performance of “Tired Fe Lick Weed In A Bush,” during which he puffs a huge spliff on stage while using his microphone to taunt the… Continue reading