Magazine tagged Dancehall

November 10, 2017

Auf VP Records erscheint die neue Ausgabe von “Strictly The Best (Dancehall Edition)”

Mit großartigen Tracks und jamaikanischen Hit-Singles geht die diesjährige Dancehall-Edition von "Strictly The Best" an den Start. Hier finden sich Stars der Szene und vielversprechenden Nachwuchskünstlern wird eine Plattform geboten. Alkaline (bürger

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February 20, 2017

Total Reggae – Special Request

Für die neueste Ausgabe der "Total Reggae" 2CD Nice Price-Serie hat sich das VP-Expertenteam diesmal dem Thema Sound System & Soundclash verschrieben und präsentiert eine wahre Fundgrube an Aufnahmen, die dafür prädestiniert sind bei den Events und de

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February 13, 2017

“Total Reggae – Special Request”: 40 essentielle Tunes für Freunde jamaikanischer Soundsystem-Kultur

Für die neueste Ausgabe der "Total Reggae" 2CD Nice Price-Serie hat sich das VP-Expertenteam diesmal dem Thema Sound System & Soundclash verschrieben und präsentiert eine wahre Fundgrube an Aufnahmen, die dafür prädestiniert sind bei den Events und de

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November 28, 2016

Beenie Man – Unstoppable (VP/VPAL/357 Records)

The new album is a hell of a comeback! With a playtime of a double album, producer credits including Tony Kelly, Jeremy Harding, Don Corleon, Major Lazer ("I'm The King") and BlackOut ("Play") the album is sure to please. Featured guest artists are Verse

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November 14, 2016

Mr. Vegas

Mit einem außerordentlich hohen Energielevel und dem kompromisslosem Streben nach dem perfekten Dancehall Album, präsentiert Mr. Vegas seinen neuen Longplayer "This Is Dancehall". Vom Opener "Intoxicated" bis zum finalen "Adamis" läuft der Künstler zu

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November 11, 2016

Get ready for this year’s “deejays edition” of Strictly The Best

VP Records presents this year's "deejays edition" with a crucial mix of new artists and dancehall reggae icons including Vybz Kartel "Likkle More", "3G" from Dexta Daps (who is also featured on the new album "AIM" of global star M.I.A.), Mavado with "Big

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November 7, 2016

Beenie Man’s new album is a hell of a comeback

The new album is a hell of a comeback! With a playtime of a double album, producer credits including Tony Kelly, Jeremy Harding, Don Corleon, Major Lazer ("I'm The King") and BlackOut ("Play") the album is sure to please. Featured guest artists are Verse

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November 4, 2016

Mr. Vegas präsentiert seinen neuen Longplayer “This Is Dancehall”

Mit einem außerordentlich hohen Energielevel und dem kompromisslosem Streben nach dem perfekten Dancehall Album, präsentiert Mr. Vegas seinen neuen Longplayer "This Is Dancehall". Vom Opener "Intoxicated" bis zum finalen "Adamis" läuft der Künstler zu

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January 12, 2016

VP’s Reggae Legends series provides an essential selection of dancehall classics from Lady Saw

Four original albums collected together in reproduction sleeves giving an extensive overview of the Grammy award winning Lady Saw's successful hit-making career. From "Give Me The Reason" (her longplayer from 1996), followed by "Passion" the 1997 album ho

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February 16, 2015

“The Reggae Power” gets the European release

The "Rhythm Twins" Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare have powered countless reggae hits throughout their partnership. This latest collaboration with the Japanese sound crew Spicy Chocolate opens a new chapter to the hit duo's legend. Grammy nominated for

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November 27, 2014

Strictly The Best 51 commemorates the 35th anniversary of VP Records in America with a double dose of dancehall

Strictly the Best 51 commemorates the 35th anniversary of VP Records in America with a double dose of dancehall. Well introduced Dancehall Reggae series, as double disc set this time. CD one with the 14 hottest tracks on the street by Latty J in combinati

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April 30, 2014

Ragga Ragga Ragga 2014

Ragga Ragga Ragga 2014 - this is the authentic club sound of Kingston, Jamaica. Featuring Busy Signal, Vybz Kartel, Gyptian etc. the hardcore hits ripe and freshly picked for the one up to the time dancehall report that really tells it like it is. This is

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April 25, 2014

Greensleeves releases the raw and x-rated dancehall series “Ragga Ragga Ragga 2014”

Ragga Ragga Ragga 2014 - this is the authentic club sound of Kingston, Jamaica. Featuring Busy Signal, Vybz Kartel, Gyptian etc. the hardcore hits ripe and freshly picked for the one up to the time dancehall report that really tells it like it is. This is

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May 27, 2013

“Ragga Ragga Ragga 2013” – raw, x-rated dancehall

The 2013 Ragga Ragga Ragga edition is a fresh crop of dancehall hits from today's top artists! Mavado (with 3 tracks), Popcaan (with 'Party Non Stop'), Konshens alone ('So Mi Tan') or alongside his crew mate Darrio ('Gyal Sidung'), Busy Signal, Gyptian, I

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July 9, 2012

Mr. Vegas

From "Heads High" (1998) to "Bruk It Down" (2012), Mr Vegas has assembled an unshakable string of international classic reggae and dancehall releases including Billboard hits over the past three decades of his career. Always looking forward, Mr Vegas is a

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June 29, 2012

Second full length studio album by legendary Overproof Soundsystem

Overproof Sound System started its life in 2000 as a monthly reggae night called "Overproof" held at the Medicine bar in Birmingham, England. The night was started by Different Drummer's Richard Wittingham (Rockers Hi Fi) Adam Regan (Leftfoot) and Birming

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September 5, 2011

Various – Biggest Ragga Dancehall Anthems 2011 (Greensleeves)

- The Biggest Ragga Dancehall Anthems 2011 has the songs that are running the streets and reggae mix tapes this summer. The hallmark of the series is hard-core tracks from dancehall's most exciting artists. - This annual Greensleeves compilation series

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May 23, 2011

Chino aka Daniel ‘Chino’ McGregor presents his first longplayer for Europe on VP Records …

Chino aka Daniel 'Chino' McGregor presents his first longplayer for Europe on VP Records. It showcases a variety of styles to re-define the boundaries of contemporary Jamaican music. The album was produced and co-written by younger brother Stephen 'Di Gen

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May 19, 2011

Chino

Blessed with awe inspiring rhyming skills and an arsenal of sharpened lyrics that could be classified as weapons of mass instruction when it comes to making hit songs, Jamaican sing-jay Daniel "Chino" McGregor also possesses a rich, robust singing voice p

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February 21, 2011

Elephant Man – Dance & Sweep! Adventures Of The Energy God (VP)

Dancehall's top entertainer Elephant Man is back in action, delivering a slew of new hits on his latest studio effort, "Dance & Sweep! Adventures Of The Energy God". The Grammy-nominated "Energy God" brings the fun back to music in classic Elephant Man st

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January 31, 2011

Elephant Man finally drops “Dance & Sweep! – Adventures Of The Energy God” for real …

Elephant Man is the Energy God - defender of dancehall, single handedly battling blah parties with new dances and hard lyrics. Elephant Man storms the party with heavy dancehall vibes and 'nuff stunts and memorable moves. With each new recording the Energ

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January 21, 2011

A rare insight on two of reggae’s most influential producers Steely & Clevie …

Producers Steely & Clevie were pioneers of dancehall reggae's digital age. Having built their reputations as studio musician's (Steely playing bass & Clevie playing drums), the duo came to prominence as the house band at King Jammy's studio at the time dr

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January 18, 2011

Elephant Man

Dancehall's top entertainer Elephant Man is back in action, delivering a slew of new hits on his latest studio effort, "Dance & Sweep! Adventures Of The Energy God". The Grammy-nominated "Energy God" brings the fun back to music in classic Elephant Man st

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July 1, 2010

Dancehall star Busy Signal returns with his third album …

July 9 is the date of birth for the 3rd album for Kingston based deejay/singer. 15 tracks promising to make him the breakthrough! Having built an international fan base with touring, multiple viral videos & a constant flow of innovative tracks. The longpl

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March 29, 2010

Various – Ragga Ragga Ragga 2010 (Greensleeves)

"Ragga Ragga Ragga", the most successful series when it comes to raggamuffin dancehall is here with the 2010 issue, containing 18 top-notch tracks! Gully and Gaza have been the buzz words of Jamaican media for more than a year. The controversy is born

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July 14, 2009

Lady Saw

It can be safely stated that Lady Saw is considered Jamaica's top female dj/singer. While she stands a petite five feet five inches, she is by no means small in stature. Lady Saw has the voice, the appeal and the stage presence that allow her to stand abo

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July 1, 2009

A new album chronicles Lady Saw’s 13 year affiliation with VP Records …

Lady Saw is a foundation artist for VP, consistently pushing the limits of dancehall reggae with vocal range and memorable, sometimes shocking lyrics. Her new output "Extra Raw" chronicles Lady Saw's 13 year affiliation with VP Records showcasing the b

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June 8, 2009

Ward 21

The year, 1998. The place, St. Lucia Road, Waterhouse, King Jammys Recording Studio. Jamaica and the rest of the world, were about to be introduced to four creative, lyrical and multi-talented individuals, consisting of musicians, engineers, sound system

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May 22, 2009

Ward 21 are back with their brand new full-length album “Genesis” …

The year, 1998. The place, St. Lucia Road, Waterhouse, King Jammys Recording Studio. Jamaica and the rest of the world, were about to be introduced to four creative, lyrical and multi-talented individuals, consisting of musicians, engineers, sound system

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May 7, 2009

The “Most Wanted” series celebrates Vybz Kartel with a collection of his hottest and most desired singles …

Vybz Kartel is one of dancehall's best lyricists. His delivery and knack for controversy have kept his name and image in the Jamaican press for most of the last year. The "Most Wanted" series celebrates the artist with an 'up to the time' compilation o

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April 14, 2009

Sizzla

The prolific reggae music icon Sizzla Kalonji returns with "Ghetto Youth-ology", a 15-track album paying homage to the youths of every ghetto worldwide. Produced by his longtime collaborators and backing band, the Firehouse Crew, this album brings the art

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March 19, 2009

Sizzla

Sizzla Kalonji is one of the most prolific leaders of the conscious reggae dancehall movement. Emerging in the latter half of the 90s, he helped lead dancehall back to the musical and spiritual influence of roots reggae and heavily Rastafarian subject mat

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February 24, 2009

Mavado – Mr. Brooks…A Better Tomorrow (VP)

Mavado is the face of dancehall in 2009; with a string of hit songs running back to 2006 when he burst onto the scene. In this short time, Mavado (David Constantine Brooks) has gone from obscurity to Ghetto super stardom with all of its trappings (hip-hop

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February 16, 2009

Elephant Man – Energy God – The Very Best Of (CD+DVD) (VP)

"Energy God - The Very Best Of" is the very best of Elephant Man with a newly compiled selection of his biggest and best songs from both the VP and Greensleeves catalogues plus several highlight tracks previously only available on 7" and/or on One Riddim

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February 13, 2009

Greensleeves Records celebrates the 15th anniversary of the “Ragga Ragga Ragga” series …

"Ragga Ragga Ragga" is the year to year benchmark compilation for reggae dancehall music. Every year this compilation showcases the top ranks of dancehall artists, and also introduces the next wave of stars. "Ragga Ragga Ragga" is the definitive compilati

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February 9, 2009

Mavado

Known to the world as Mavado or more recently "The Gully God", the singer behind the eerie wails of "Anywayyy!" and "Gangsta For life!" which have dominated the airwaves was born David Constantine Brooks on November 30, 1981 in the micro-ghetto community

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January 19, 2009

Mavado is the face of Dancehall in 2009 …

In early March 2009, one of the most talked about dancehall artists Mavado will unveil the second chapter of his stirring street narrative, "Mr. Brooks...A Better Tomorrow", on VP Records. Mavado - who was crowned "Best New Reggae Artist" at the 2008 MOBO

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January 5, 2009

Ninjaman – Reggae Legends (Box Set) (VP Records)

Four quality sets and massive hit albums recorded for King Jammy, Henry 'Junjo' Lawes plus two "One Blood" longplayer produced by Junior Reid that together give an extensive overview of how Ninjaman became one of reggae dancehalls biggest stars of the 90'

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December 10, 2008

The first official best of album by legendary dancehall artist Elephant Man …

Here comes Elephant Man's very first official best of album including the best songs from his successful albums plus several highlight tracks previously only available on 7" and/or one riddim samplers! The 18-track top notch mastered CD comes with "Ene

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August 4, 2008

Busy Signal

Endorsed by dancehall veteran Bounty Killer, Busy Signal is currently dominating Jamaican dancehalls. His break through was the 2005 hit "Step Out" extolling a Gangsta point of view followed by a string of hits including "Not Going Down", "Born & Grow" an

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