Son Of Late Reggae Icon Peter Tosh Left In Coma Following Jail Beating

June 23, 2017 | No Comments

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  The family of the late reggae icon and marijuana activist Peter Tosh is seeking answers after they say his son was left in a coma following an attack in a New Jersey jail, where…

Platinum Cartel Becomes First ‘UK Rumble’ Champion

June 21, 2017 | No Comments

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  Known as a hotbed for sound clash, the UK erupted into an unforgettable battle of some of the country’s most feared sounds, including Natural Affair, XTAC 4×4, Classique, Immortal, Little Sample and Platinum Cartel…

Countdown to Greensleeves 40th Anniversary Concert in New York City- June 21st

June 19, 2017 | No Comments

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VP Records and B.B. Kings Blues Club present a night of international roots reggae and dub, celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the historic U.K. reggae label, Greensleeves Records. On Wednesday, June 21st, the legendary BB…

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Carnival ‘Vincy Mas’ – June 30-July 11th

June 16, 2017 | No Comments

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Its almost time for one of the Caribbean’s premiere carnivals – Vincy Mas! Enjoy a spectacular celebration of music, color, heritage and life. Join in traditional street parties, watch fantastic calypso and steel pan performances,…

R Kelly Set to Make Rare NYC Appearance at Groovin’ in the Park Concert

June 16, 2017 | No Comments

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This will be Kelly’s first outdoor performance in NYC in almost a decade. R Kelly fans, start your ignitions! The pied piper is coming to Queens, New York for a big date on Sunday June…

Soca Star Fay-Ann Lyons to Appear On DC’s WUSA Tomorrow!

June 15, 2017 | No Comments

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  VP Records is proud to announce that Soca sensation Fay-Ann Lyons will make her DC Television debut on Great Day Washington on Washington DC’s CBS affiliate WUSA this Friday June 16th. Their flagship morning…

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Groovin’ in the Park Adds Stephanie Mills to Stellar Line Up!

June 15, 2017 | No Comments

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  Groovin’ in the Park has added yet another musical icon to its already stellar line-up.  Stephanie Mills will be joining an already monumental list of reggae and R&B heavy hitters including R&B legend R…

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Caribbean Diaspora Takes To Capitol Hill June 21-23rd

June 15, 2017 | No Comments

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The United States-Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act of 2016 (HR 4939), which was signed into law by President Obama in December 2016, will form the backdrop of the 19th Annual Caribbean American Legislative Forum, scheduled for…

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Equal Justice Initiative Launches “Lynching In America” with Support from Google.org

June 13, 2017 | No Comments

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Recently, I was invited to attend a private preview of a new digital experience about the legacy of lynching in America. Today, this bold new digital social justice project the Equal Justice Initiative launched. The…

The House on Coco Road Set to Debut During Atlanta’s Caribbean Film Festival

June 09, 2017 | No Comments

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On Sunday, June 11, the Caribbean Film Festival in conjunction with the BronzeLens  Film Festival will be hosting a screening of the film “The House on COCO Road”.   This is a documentary based on…

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