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Southeast Queens Jam Fest 2022

Southeast Queens Jam Fest is made possible by a generous grant from New Music USA. The concert is among 110 awarded projects that involve new music as a central element, each one demonstrating the imaginative, diverse, high-quality work that New Music USA is dedicated to supporting. While the grant was initially intended for JCAL’s annual Downtown Jamaica Jazz Festival, the institution pivoted to the Southeast Queens Jam Fest in light of COVID-19. Thanks to New Music USA, JCAL brought live […]

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Protoje, Lila Iké, Romain Virgo & Christopher Martin and More Headline Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival New York

An entrée of seasoned performers and hot new sensations are on the menu for the 10th anniversary celebration of the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival New York.  This year’s amazing lineup will satisfy Reggae lover’s pallets which will feature Protoje, Lila Ike, Romain Virgo, Christopher Martin, Laa Lee (in his first New York performance) amongst other entertainers. On Sunday July 31st, fans will gather at Roy Wilkins Park (Merrick Blvd and Baisley Blvd) in Queens, New York to also celebrate Jamaica’s 60th […]

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TAMELA MANN RELEASES STUNNING NEW SINGLE “SUPERHEROES PRAYER

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GRAMMY® AWARD-WINNING GOSPEL SONGSTRESS TAMELA MANN RELEASES STUNNING NEW SINGLE “SUPERHEROES PRAYER”

GRAMMY® AWARD-WINNING GOSPEL SONGSTRESS TAMELA MANN RELEASES STUNNING NEW SINGLE “SUPERHEROES PRAYER” FEATURING YOLANDA ADAMS AND WRITTEN BY KIRK FRANKLIN AVAILABLE ON STREAMING PLATFORMS NOW Stream “Superheroes Prayer” Here Pre-Order ‘Overcomer: Deluxe Edition’ Releasing Friday, July 22nd Here   Dallas, TX, June 28, 2022 – Today, GRAMMY® Award-winning Gospel songstress Tamela Mann announced the release of a stunning new single, “Superheroes Prayer,” from the forthcoming deluxe edition of her acclaimed Tillymann Music Group album, Overcomer. The angelic ballad, gracefully performed […]

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Join Us For The Launch of Jerk Festival!

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The New York Grace Jamaica Jerk Festival will officially be launched on June 18th at the VP Records retail store

The New York Grace Jamaica Jerk Festival will officially be launched on June 18th at the VP Records retail store (170-21 Jamaica Ave in Queens). Celebrity chefs will be on hand to share insights about Jerk cuisine, Nigy Boy, Asase Yaa Cultural Group will perform, and Miss Pat, co-founder of VP Records will sign copies of her book Miss Pat – My Reggae Music Journey. Organizers will update the public with ticket information, as well as give prizes and giveaways.  The […]

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Miss Pat Receives Presidential Medal from York College

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Miss Pat Receives Presidential Medal from York College

Miss Pat Receives Presidential Medal from York College York College presents its first Presidential Medal to VP Records co-founder, Patricia ‘Miss Pat’ Chin O.D.  The medal was bestowed upon ‘Miss Pat’ on Thursday June 2nd at the UBS stadium in Long Island. President Dr. Berenecea J. Eanes recognized Miss Pat as a pillar / staple of the community in bringing the Reggae culture of music to a diverse community. When speaking to graduates Miss Pat said "in my 60 years of my business […]

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Samuel L. Jackson

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The “53rd NAACP IMAGE AWARDS” PREMIERES LIVE SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26 AT 8:00 PM ET/PT ON BET

SAMUEL L. JACKSON NAMED CHAIRMAN'S AWARD RECIPIENT FOR “53RD NAACP IMAGE AWARDS” SCOT X. ESDAILE TO RECEIVE ACTIVIST OF THE YEAR AWARD AND  CHANNING HILL TO RECEIVE YOUTH ACTIVIST OF THE YEAR AWARD . BEVERLY HILLS, CA (February 3, 2022) – Today, the NAACP and BET announced that Academy Award-nominated actor and producer Samuel L. Jackson will receive the prestigious Chairman’s Award during the “53rd NAACP Image Awards.” The Chairman's Award is bestowed in recognition of individuals who demonstrate exemplary public […]

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Soul Train Awards 2021

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TUNE IN: 2021 Soul Train Awards Presented By BET

 THE HOTTEST PARTY OF THE YEAR THE 2021 “SOUL TRAIN AWARDS” PRESENTED BY BET, PREMIERES SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28 AT 8 PM ET/PT ON BET, BET HER, MTV2, AND VH1--- HOSTED BY DYNAMIC BEST-FRIEND DUO TISHA CAMPBELL AND TICHINA ARNOLD THE 2021 “SOUL TRAIN AWARDS” CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF THE SOUL TRAIN  LEGACY -----  MAXWELL TO RECEIVE THE “LEGEND” AWARD AND ASHANTI TO BE HONORED WITH THE “LADY OF SOUL” AWARD ----- ARI LENNOX, BRUNO MARS, ANDERSON .PAAK, SILK SONIC, FRED HAMMOND, LEON […]

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Legendary Hip Hop Artist Yo-Yo to Appear on ABC News Special The Real Queens of Hip-Hop: The Women Who Changed the Game

October 18: Legendary Hip Hop Artist Yo-Yo to Appear on ABC News Special 'The Real Queens of Hip-Hop: The Women Who Changed the Game' ABC News has announced a new special The Real Queens of Hip-Hop: The Women Who Changed the Game, which takes an intimate look at the evolution and impact of women emcees and rappers, told by the trailblazing artists who helped create a musical and cultural empire. This brand new special from ABC News features an all-female interview lineup, […]

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