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Reggae Gold 2011 Preview


Reggae Gold is the ultimate collection of reggae hits for summer! Filled with 17 of the hottest sounds from Jamaica, Reggae Gold is the most recognized and best selling compilation series in the genre. Reggae Gold 2011 features new & current hits from Stephen Marley, Shaggy, Queen Ifrica, Alborosie, I-Octane and more! Plus the latest hits from reggae legends Beres Hammond and Shabba Ranks! Reggae Gold 2011 includes a bonus disc with an exclusive DJ mix performed by DJ Norie of WWPR-FM New York’s Power 105 radio – it’s 40 minutes of non-stop dancehall vibes. Reggae Gold 2011 is solid back to back hits!

Also Features HITS from: Gyptian, Richie Spice, Tarrus Riley, Mavado, Vybz Kartel and many more!

Reggae Gold 2011: VP Releases the Year’s Biggest Reggae and Dancehall Hits


VP Records sees the release of the year’s biggest reggae and dancehall hits with Reggae Gold 2011, set to be in stores and online on June 28, 2011.

The Reggae Gold series has kept 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 artists, 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.

Street Anthem

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 UpReggae 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.

Source: Jamaica-Star.com

Best of the Best Concert Sunday Lineup


Memorial Day Weekend in Miami Will be the “Best of the Best”


Wondering what to do over Memorial Day Weekend 2011 in Miami to kick off your summer right? XO Management and Rockers Island are presenting an event-filled, star-studded urban weekend that you will not want to miss. Not only is the Best of the Best concert returning to Miami’s Bicentennial Park with an expanded two-day show, but there are a number of other major parties planned to keep you entertained all Memorial Day weekend long.

Prime Time Thursdays Miami Edition: Thursday May 26th

DJ Young Chow and Correy Kaiten present the Miami Edition of Prime Time Thursdays at Cameo nightclub on South Beach (1445 Washington Ave Miami Beach, FL 33139). This amazing party will feature appearances by DJ Khaled and Miami recording artist Ace Hood. The party is hosted by Chris Findley and Chinee and features music by DJ Young Chow, Massive B, DJ Starks, and DJs Springer and Fergie.

Official Miami Memorial Day Weekend Kick-Off Party: Friday May 27th

Friday night will be the official kick-off party for Best of the Best Memorial Weekend at Mansion nightclub on South Beach (1235 Washington Ave Miami Beach, FL 33139).

Spring Fest/Best of the Best Concert Day One: Saturday May 28th


What has historically been a daylong concert on Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend has expanded into a two-day concert series at Miami’s Bicentennial Park (1075 Biscayne Blvd Miami, FL 33130). This year, Saturday’s concert will showcase some of the hottest R&B artists out right now, including Chris Brown, Keri Hilson, Jeremih, Lloyd, Miguel, Marsha Ambrosius, and more to be added in the coming weeks. Saturday’s concert is hosted by Rickey Smiley (of the Rickey Smiley Morning Show) and Jabba (of Hot 97).Gates open at 5pm sharp.

Official Afterparty for Spring Fest/Best of the Best Concert Day One: Saturday May 28th

The party continues after day one’s Spring Fest concert with the official afterparty at Cameo nightclub on South Beach (1445 Washington Ave Miami Beach, FL 33139).

Best of the Best Concert Day Two: Sunday May 29th


The second day of the Best of the Best concert will feature some of the biggest names in Reggae, Dancehall, Soca, Caribbean, and Hip Hop music. Acts include Stephen Marley, Damian Marley, DJ Khaled, Vybz Kartel (performing live via satellite from Jamaica), Assassin, I-Octane, Alison Hinds, Sanchez, Etana, Ace Hood, Trina, Demarco, Richie Loop, Gappy Ranks, Chino, Romain Virgo, ZJ Liquid, Bruck-Up, Honorebel, Tifa, Zeke Don, Supa Twitch, Karim Hype, and more still to be added. Day two will also be held at Bicentennial Park, with gates opening at 3pm.

NYC vs. MIA: Monday May 30th

Tony Smalls and Best of the Best present the Memorial Day NYC vs. MIA party at Mansion nightclub on South Beach (1235 Washington Ave Miami Beach, FL 33139). The party will be hosted by DJ Stringer, DJ Fergie, and DJ Young Chow. Appearing and representing NYC are Steelie, Massive B, and Platinum Kidz; representing MIA are Black Chiney, Poison Dart, and Innocent Sound. Doors will open at 11pm and the dress code is strictly enforced. As a bonus, all ladies have free admission before midnight!

With great concerts, huge celebrities, and hot parties, there’s nothing more you need for the best Memorial Day Weekend you’ve ever had!

For more information and to purchase tickets for Spring Fest/Best of the Best Concert, visit www.bestofthebest.concert.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

For $20 advance tickets for Prime Time Thursdays Miami Edition, contact Young Chow at 631-839-1104 or Correy at 347-435-8978

To RSVP for NYC vs. MIA, call 786-319-1477