Chino – biography 2011

Mar 10, 2011 No Comments by

He is Dancehall’s most esoteric, yet, unconcealed weapon. Daniel “Chino” McGregor is a paradox in plain sight. Armed with potent lyrics, a velvety-smooth voice, street cred, an undeniable mystique that drives female fans wild: Chino is unquestionably a man for all seasons. Chino, who was born on the 12th of February 1983, is the son [...]

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Lady Saw – biography 2010

Oct 20, 2010 No Comments by

Marion ‘Lady Saw’ Hall, born 12th of July in Saint Mary, Jamaica, is known primarily as  “The Queen of the Dancehall.”  She is the first female deejay to win a Grammy Award and to be certified a triple-platinum artist. She is also the first woman to headline dancehall shows outside her native Jamaica. Marion was [...]

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Romain Virgo opens for Capleton Tour October 2010

Oct 20, 2010 No Comments by

According VP Records, their recording artist Capleton is taking his fire his brand of reggae music to the masses across the U.S., and is bringing label mate Romain Virgo along with dancehall star Munga Honorable as opening acts for his tour. The legendary reggae star and Virgo, a rising singing sensation, both released new albums [...]

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Gyptian opens for Mary J Blige Nov 2010

Oct 20, 2010 No Comments

(VP RECORDS, NEW YORK) – Reggae star Gyptian continues to sizzle this year as he now joins forces with the iconic Mary J. Blige. Gyptian will be breaking from his tour schedule to join the R&B queen on the England leg of her UK tour. He takes the stage on November 2 at The O2 [...]

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Esco biography

Aug 27, 2010 No Comments

Dancehall Reggae recording artist, Esco aka Esco da Shocker is the son of veteran Jamaican disc jockey, Errol ‘ET’ Thompson (former Wailers backing singer, Marcia Griffiths is his step-mom), Esco (Matthew Thompson) is the product of a major reggae bloodline.    Esco’s own production credits included co-produced material on nearly every big rhythm to come out [...]

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The #1 UK Dancehall & Reggae artist Gappy Ranks has a home with Greensleeves Records and Publishing

Aug 09, 2010 No Comments

The extraordinary Gappy Ranks is now a part of Greensleeves Records. Gappy has worked with numerous producers and artists in the UK, Asia, United States and Jamaica. His most recent Hit “Heaven In Her Eyes” appeared on VP Records Strictly The Best Vol. 40 and on Greensleeves Records 2009 The Biggest Reggae One-Drop Anthems. He received the 2009 [...]

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Lady Saw, Partners with Toasting Music to Release New Album, My Way

Aug 09, 2010 No Comments

LOS ANGELES, July28, 2010 – Dancehall Queen, Lady Saw (Marion Hall), has announced the release of her first album since 2007, My Way, due out on September 7th, 2010 through new partnership with Toasting Music, alongside her label Diva Records, distributed by Fontana/Universal. The lead single, Party Till December, is available digitally on August 10th, [...]

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Junior Kelly Biography

Aug 09, 2010 No Comments

Reggae’s aural landscape has undergone a dramatic transformation since 2005 when cultural themes controlled the dancehall as deejays chanted praises to Jah Rastafari and wrote songs to uplift and inspire listeners. Many artists who attained notoriety espousing these fortifying concepts promptly abandoned them when the prevailing lyrical tide took a sharp detour towards graphic violence, [...]

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Bounty Killer – Path To Greatness

Aug 05, 2010 No Comments
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Romain Virgo Exclusive

Aug 03, 2010 No Comments

Romain Virgo is one of Jamaica’s brights new voices. Winning Jamaica’s premere music TV competiton, Rising Stars (comparable to American Idol), allowed this talent to work with esteemed hitmakers like Donovan German.

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