New CD King Jammy x Roots, Reality and Sleng Teng

On July 24, 2015 VP Records vintage imprint 17 North Parade will release a brand new 2CD/DVD reggae anthology from King Jammy, one of Jamaica’s most influential producers of all time. Entitled Roots, Reality And Sleng Teng, the comprehensive collection chronicles Lloyd “King Jammy” James’ productions throughout the various styles and… Continue reading

Veteran reggae singer John Holt is dead

Veteran reggae singer John Holt died in a London hospital yesterday. He was 69. Copeland Forbes, Holt’s manager since 2006, confirmed the entertainer’s passing. “John died at 2:40 am English time. His [John’s] nephew informed of his death,” Forbes told the Jamaica Observer. The cause of death is yet to be… Continue reading