Spice – Queen of Dancehall (Biography)

Born Grace Hamilton in Jamaica’s poverty-stricken Old Braeton community in Portmore, St. Catherine, Spice took her first step into the music scene from a church girl to a dancehall queen in 2000 at the annual music festival Sting. There, she delivered an excellent performance in front of Sting’s usually acerbic… Continue reading

King Jammy Presents: Dennis Brown Tracks Of Life

New York, NY– King Jammy Presents: Dennis Brown Tracks of Life, out September 14th on VP/Greensleeves Records, brings contemporary voices to build on the work of two reggae icons – Dennis Brown and King Jammy. The album is a 21st century testament to the enduring power of reggae and dancehall… Continue reading

Estelle receives key to Brooklyn at Wingate Concert Series

New York, NY– On Thursday August 9th, multiplatinum GRAMMY winner Estelle was presented the Keys to Brooklyn by Borough President Eric L. Adams at the annual Wingate Concert Series. The evening included electric performances by acclaimed reggae and Soca artists such as Barrington Levy, Alison Hinds, Serani and more. The… Continue reading

Romain Virgo Kicks off Album Release and UK Tour with Pop-Up Performance at Montego Bay Airport

Montego Bay, JA- In anticipation of his upcoming album “LoveSick”, out March 30th and a UK tour beginning next week, VP Records artist Romain Virgo will be doing special pop-up performances at Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay Airport in Jamaica on Sunday March 25, 2018. The performances will be… Continue reading

Double Reggae Anthology Series by Legendary Jamaican Producer Bobby Digital, Set for Release this February

New York, NY- Top Jamaican producer Bobby “Digital” Dixon is known for his signature sound which has influenced many in the reggae music industry and beyond. Now, just in time for Reggae Month and Black History Month, on February 2nd and 9th 2018, 17 North Parade, an imprint of VP… Continue reading

Christopher Martin Releases Short Film for ‘Magic’

Reggae crooner Christopher Martin has released the highly-anticipated music video for his first single ‘Magic’ off his debut album “Big Deal.” The 6-minute mini film showcases Martin as the narrator of a spellbinding triad ending in an unexpected twist. Directed by Ruption Design ‘RD’ Studios, the video embodies the sultry… Continue reading

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

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

Renowned Greensleeves Record Label Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Legendary U.K. based reggae label, Greensleeves Records will celebrate its 40th anniversary with new and commemorative product releases and multiple events in London, Paris and New York throughout Spring and Summer 2017. The festivities will commence in April for Record Store Day and continue through September capping at the Notting… Continue reading

VP Records Partners Up with Apple Music Curator Bringing Exclusive Playlists!

VP Records Partners Up with Apple Music Curator Bringing Exclusive Playlists! VP records has proudly announced their latest endeavor with Apple Music for its own specially curated playlists. VP will be providing dedicated playlist geared towards your interests and hopefully introduce music lovers to some new tracks while creating a… Continue reading