Singer, Cool Ruler

​​Iconic reggae and dancehall producer, King Jammy (Lloyd James), digs into his master recording archive and brings the legendary Gregory Isaacs’ late 1980s/1990s digi catalog to a new generation by pairing him with veterans Shaggy, Sean Paul, Bounty Killer, Junior Reid, Chaka Demus, Alborosie, Bunny General, and Ras Shiloh and now generation artists Jesse Royal, Projexx, Aza Lineage, […]


VP / Greensleeves Records will celebrate the 40th anniversary of John Holt’s iconic Police in Helicopter LP by issuing a rare 1983 12-inch single mix – informally known as the ‘Sirens Mix’ – to streaming. It is presented in its original form alongside two additional edits and a comic-book-style illustration by the artist Spliffington. It […]

Richie Spice Releases New Album ‘BLACK MAN TIME’

International Reggae singer, songwriter and producer Richie Spice has today released his new album, BLACK MAN TIME which coincides with his Earth Strong, September 8th.  Spice says his album is “preservation of Reggae music and more than just entertainment.” BLACK MAN TIME, the artists 10th studio album, is produced by Spice himself on his label […]

Jah9 Returns to Music with “Open Heart”

Three years ago, Jah9 boarded a one-way flight to Tanzania, guided by what she describes as a “divine calling.” She had never been to the country before. Now, she calls it her home. While a divine calling led her to Tanzania, the sweeping force of the global pandemic pushed her to the initial crossroads. She was launching […]

VP Records Annual Carnival Compilation Soca Gold 2023

VP Records Annual Carnival Compilation Soca Gold 2023 Coming June 16, 2023  VP Records annual carnival compilation, Soca Gold is set for release on June 16th, 2023.  The longest-running compilation series celebrating the best in soca music features eighteen high-energy tracks from some of the genre’s most exciting artists, including Bunji Garlin, Nailah Blackman, and […]

5 New Singles From Island Treasure by Glen Brownie

Glen Brownie is one of Jamaica’s most valued musicians.  His work within the industry, and his influence the world over, is experienced when people hear the sonic tones from artists such as Alpha Blonde, Freddie McGregor, Mutabaruka, Abijah, Kamau Imhotep, Horace Andy, Tessanne Chin, Marjorie Kay, Cherine Anderson, Sherieta Lewis, and Sinead O’Connor to name […]


When Rolling Stone, the iconic five-decade pop music magazine, released its Top 200 Singers Of All Time on January 1, 2023, nobody would have been surprised to find at least a few prominent Jamaicans populating the list, which was topped by the likes of Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Billie Holiday, and Sam Cooke. While the list predictably […]