VP Records anticipates that the release of the 2011 edition of its annual Reggae Gold album will be the biggest reggae and dancehall offering of the year when it hits stores and online on June 28, 2011.
The Reggae Gold series continues to keep VP Records at the forefront of reggae music, for 19 years now. This best-selling collection is renowned for featuring the biggest reggae and dancehall anthems of the year and blazing hot artistes, while breaking new ones to reggae aficionados around the globe.
Reggae Gold 2011 lives up to this standard, showcasing the hottest acts of the year and featuring the sweet sounds of Billboard heat-seeker Gyptian; Grammy-winning singer/producer Stephen Marley; International icon Shaggy; the legendary Mykal Rose; Dancehall king Shabba Ranks; Reggae stars Tarrus Riley; Richie Spice and Queen Ifrica; and Dancehall sizzlers Vybz Kartel, Mavado, I-Octane, and Assassin, just to name a few on the line-up.
With this summer’s street anthem, Jah Army from Stephen Marley, featuring Damian “Jr Gong” Marley and Buju Banton to I-Octane’s club hit Nuh Ramp Wid We; Mavado’s feel-good Peppa; Shaggy featuring Alaine on the romantic For Your Eyez Only; the serious Times Like These by Queen Ifrica; One Draw by Alborosie featuring Camilla; and the legendary Beres Hammond on Pull Up, Reggae Gold 2011 lives up to its name as a treasure for fans of the genre.
The always highly anticipated album cover features three models fictitiously robbing a bank of its gold, just as this compilation will present fans with musical treasure showcasing the very best that Reggae and Dancehall music has to offer this year.