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VP Records Relaunches Classic Reggae Label Blood and Fire

By Patricia Meschino BILLBOARD MAGAZINE Queens, New York-based reggae independent VP Records has relaunched UK reggae label Blood and Fire, known primarily for its quality reissues of Jamaican recordings from the 1970s and ’80s, many of which were overlooked upon… Continue Reading

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Masta Selecta & Reggae Resurrecta: Steve Barrow and the Rise and Fall of Blood & Fire

How fitting that on Good Friday we have the pleasure of sharing with you our interview with a man who I have described as a “Masta Selecta & Reggae Ressurecta.”  A man who, along with several other forward thinking individuals, dusted off… Continue Reading

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Michael Rose w/ Black Uhuru & Yabby You “Born Free”

plus 2 rare Yabby You dubplates! What a heavy, heavy tune this is!  What happens when you pair the vocal stylings of Michael Rose and Black Uhuru with the rootical sounds and vibe of Vivian Jackson AKA Yabby You, and then mix it altogether… Continue Reading