VP/Greensleeves Kicks off 40th Anniversary Celebrations with “White Man In Hammersmith Palais” Topping Billboard Reggae Chart

Greensleeves’ limited press 7” EP “White Man In Hammersmith Palais” debuts at #1 this week on the Billboard reggae chart. This celebratory feat kicks off the 40th anniversary of Greensleeves Record Label, which will release various special edition albums and host events with some of VP/Greensleeves notable artists. “White Man… Continue reading

King Jammy “New Sounds of Freedom” Out Today on VP Records

King Jammy is one of reggae’s most prolific talents, whose career spans a half-century. Almost 40 years since the original sessions, King Jammy revisits the seminal album that launched his career as a producer. New Sounds of Freedom is a re-working of the 1977 Black Uhuru classic Love Crisis featuring… Continue reading

Alborosie present his new album Freedom & Fyah May 20

Reggae music is no longer confined by race, skin color or nationality. It always did have a global message, but the culture that it represents has now extended way beyond Jamaica. Alborosie’s success is symbolic of this new spirit sweeping the reggae world. The Sicilian born artist, who has spent… Continue reading

Cocoa Tea – Biography

Cocoa Tea  is one of reggae’s most talented and versatile artistes. His smooth, easy-going vocal presentation have become his trademark, earning him wide international acclaim, with songs like Lost My Sonia, Tune In and Rocking Dolly, becoming world anthems in Reggae land. Admired and respected for his fine conscious recordings,… Continue reading

VP Records gear up for Jerk Festival in NYC

The anticipation is growing, as this Sunday, July 19 marks the 5th annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival at Roy Wilkins Park in New York. VP Records, who partners in the event, is turning up the heat with lots of activities for patrons to enjoy at the largest Caribbean food festival… Continue reading

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

Welcoome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise made history on the high seas

The first annual Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise broke new ground by captivating nearly 2400 passengers with an entire week of authentic reggae experiences aboard the Norwegian Pearl ship. The cruise, which set sail from Miami on October 20 with stops in Montego Bay and Ocho Rios, Jamaica before its… Continue reading