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

Jah Cure Reveals “Postcard-Perfect Travelogue” (Billboard) Video for “Rasta”

Jah Cure, the Jamaican singer who has long been recognized as one of reggae’s greatest voices, returns with his new video “Rasta.  Spanning his homeland and several European countries – including Greece, Italy, France, The Netherlands and Switzerland – the visual captures the worldwide appeal and impact of reggae music… Continue reading

Bunji Garlin comes to take over town

On Sept 2, 2016, Bunji Garlin will drop his 3-song EP Take Over Town (via VP Records) while he hits NYC’s West Indian Carnival circuit over Labor Day weekend. See dates below. The FADER chose the EP’s title track as one of their top picks for 2016 Carnival Season. The… Continue reading

Jah9 will release sophomore Album 9

OUT SEPTEMBER 9 ON VP RECORDS / STEAM CHALICE RECORDS For those who’ve been waiting for Rasta consciousness to mount resurgence in contemporary reggae, Jah9 is a figure of revelation and deliverance.  The Jamaican-born singer-songwriter, poet and producer, who has been covered by the likes of Vogue and Vice about… 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

Luciano receives 2nd Grammy Nomination

Following his previous 2002 Grammy nomination for A New Day, reggae royalty Luciano receives the prestigious nod again this year for his latest album Zion Awake, released by JamStyle Records via VPAL music, VP Records’ distribution arm. The inspirational songwriter, brilliant singer and international ambassador of Jamaican reggae was born… Continue reading

Strictly The Best Volume 52 & 53

It is that time of year again. On December 11th, VP Records unleashes Volumes 52 & 53 of reggae’s longest running compilation series Strictly The Best. The 2015 edition of Strictly the Best features 28 of the hottest tracks in dancehall, roots and lovers rock by reggae’s top stars as… Continue reading

Romain Virgo Drops “Fade Away” ft. Assassin [ New video ]

The 25-year-old Jamaican singer-songwriter Romain Virgo returns with a brand new EP Lifted on Oct 30, 2015 on VP Records. This week, he releases the video for the EP’s latest single “Fade Away” featuring dancehall lyricist Assassin. The visual premiered in Jamaica on the island’s top entertainment TV show OnStage… Continue reading