I-Octane Biography

An unmatched combination of innate talent, conscious lyrics, high-energy performances and pure charisma is the hallmark of reggae singer, I-Octane, whose music has made a resounding impact across the continents. Bestowed with the task of setting the pace for the next generation of troubadours, this smooth Rastafarian singer who has… Continue reading

Veteran singer Jimmy Riley is dead.

Veteran singer Jimmy Riley is dead. The father of reggae singer Tarrus Riley died in the wee hours this morning at a hospital in Bronx, New York. Music News understands that Jimmy Riley died around minutes after four this morning following a long battle with cancer. Jimmy Riley was 61… Continue reading

Morgan Heritage Wins Grammy for Best Reggae Album

Yes Rasta” – Grammy Award Winners Morgan Heritage Los Angeles, CA (MPR Consulting) – It is with exultation and humbleness that on February 15th, 2016, Reggae Month, Black History Month, The Royal Family of Reggae took the stage at Staples Center in Los Angeles to accept the Grammy for “Strictly… Continue reading

Iba Mahr and Dean Fraser Say It’s All About “Having Fun!”

Reggae Star and Ambassador Iba Mahr, and legendary saxophonist Dean Fraser, have teamed to deliver a new single to the music marketplace carrying a simple message:  it’s all about “Having Fun!” Released on SoundCloud, the single comes in advance of Iba Mahr’s much anticipated album, Diamond Sox, which will be… Continue reading

Demarco – Biography

Demarco represents the refined cream of a modern crop of Jamaica’s most skilled and talented music practitioners. He embodies a new age of cutting-edge artistes, whose ability to intertwine song writing with music production, engineering, and performing, and whose capacity to use these skills seamlessly between Dancehall, Roots Reggae, Hip… 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

Tarrus Riley – Biography

Tarrus Riley is among the leading ambassadors of modern day reggae music from Jamaica. The singer’s commanding vocals, intuitive lyrics and vibrant personality have combined to create a formidable artiste with authentic credentials in reggae music. His rising catalogue has been described as ‘healing’ music, and has brought adoration and… Continue reading

Morgan Heritage announce “Catch A Fire” Tour

May 18th, 2015 – Morgan Heritage, The Royal Family of Reggae, have just announced their upcoming “Catch A Fire” Tour” with Damian Marley, Stephen Marley, and Tarrus Riley, along with special guests, Jo Mersa Marley and Black Am I. The tour will kick off August 29th in Philly and wrap… 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