Tag Archives: VP Records

Estelle delivers fifth studio collection “Lovers Rock”

9 Sep

British singer/songwriter Estelle Fanta Swaray, known mononymously as Estelle, has delivered her fifth studio collection online.

“Lovers Rock” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2015’s “True Romance” boasts guest appearances from Luke James (“So Easy”), Maleek Berry (“Meet Up”), Konshens (“Really Want”), Alicia Harley (“Slow Down”), Chronixx (“Queen”), Tarrus Riley (Love Like Ours”), Kranium (“Don’t Wanna”) and HoodCelebrityy (“Karma”).

On the songwriting and production front, Estelle has teamed up with Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis, Ryan Toby, Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, Varren Wade, Edgar “Johnny Velvet” Etienne, Supa Dups, Mitchum Chin, Andre Harris, LaTisha “Tish” Hyman, Akil King, and Kristal “Tytewriter” Oliver.

Stream Estelle’s new album “Lovers Rock” below.

Angela Hunte releases music video for new single ‘One Shot’

17 Dec

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Angela Hunte has released the music video for her new single online.

“One Shot” is taken from the compilation album, “Reggae Gold 2013,” which is now available via Wonda Music / VP Records.

The track was written by Angela Hunte along with Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis, Arden “Keyz” Altino, Akene “The Champ” Dunkley, and Olivier Castelli.

The “I Need Air” singer previously wrote songs for the likes Jay-Z [Atlantic Records], Magnetic Man [Columbia Records], Livvi Franc [Warner Bros. Records], Miley Cyrus [RCA Records] and Rita Ora [Columbia Records].

Some of her notable credits include “Do Something” by Britney Spears [RCA Records], “Bang Bang” by Melanie Fiona [Republic Records] and “One on One Fun” by Tamar Braxton [Streamline / Epic Records].

Look out for more of Angela’s work on the next albums by Marsha Ambrosius [RCA Records], Elle Varner [MBK Entertainment], Sabi [Kemosabe Records], Ledisi [Verve Music Group] and Jennifer Hudson [RCA Records].

Watch the Jeff Pliskin-directed clip below.

Gyptian, Angela Hunte unveil music video for new single ‘Vixen’

25 Oct

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Gyptian has unveiled the music video for his new single online.

“Vixen” is taken from the Reggae artist’s upcoming studio album, “Sex, Love & Reggae,” out on October 29 via VP Records.

The track features vocals from singer/songwriter/producer Angela Hunte, whose credits include Britney Spears [RCA Records], Tamar Braxton [Epic Records], Elle Varner [MBK Entertainment] and Ledisi [Verve Music Group].

Production work on “Vixen” was handled by Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis (Claudette Ortiz, Mary J. Blige) along with Arden “Keyz” Altino (Ashanti, John Legend) and Akene “The Champ” Dunkley (Mary J. Blige, Keyshia Cole).

In addition to Angela Hunte, “Sex, Love & Reggae” will boast further appearances from Melanie Fiona [Republic Records], Estelle Swaray [New London Records] and Diplo of Major Lazer [Mad Decent].

Watch the Ras Kassa-directed clip below.

Gyptian reveals tracklisting for new album ‘Sex, Love & Reggae’

8 Oct

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Gyptian has revealed the official tracklisting for his upcoming album.

The Jamaican star – born Windel Beneto Edwards- star will release “Sex, Love & Reggae” on October 22 via VP Records.

The new collection is confirmed to boast guest appearances from Snoop Lion [RCA Records], Nicki Minaj [Young Money Records], Estelle [New London Records] and Melanie Fiona [Republic Records].

Album contributors include Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis (Whitney Houston, Mary J. Blige), Angela Hunte (Ledisi, Elle Varner), Arden “Keyz” Altino (John Legend, Musiq Soulchild) and Thomas “Diplo” Pentz (Usher, Chris Brown).

Peep the tracklisting below.

“Station Identification”

“Mama Don’t Cry / My Father Say”

“Champion Sound”

“Serious Times”

“One More Night”

“Where You Belong” (featuring Dean Fraser)

“Girls Dem Love”

“My Number One”

“Wine Slow”

“We Dem Love”

“Freestyle” (featuring Snoop Lion)

“True Colors”

“Vixen” (featuring Angela Hunte)

“Fitness (Gyptian Says)”

“The Way We Roll”

“All in You”

“Medley”

“Hold You – Remix” (featuring Nicki Minaj)

“Non Stop”

“Outro (That’s All Folks)”

Gyptian unveils official artwork for new album ‘Sex, Love & Reggae’

19 Sep

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Gyptian has unveiled the official artwork for his new album online.

The Jamaican singer/songwriter – born Windel Beneto Edwards – will release “Love Sex Reggae” on October 22 via VP Records.

The new collection serves as the follow-up to 2010’s “Hold You.”

Among the musicians backing Gyptian on “Sex, Love & Reggae” are Angela Hunte (Elle Varner, Miley Cyrus), Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis (Mary J. Blige, Sean Paul) and Arden “Keyz” Altino (RaVaughn, Justin Bieber).

Watch the teaser for new single “Vixen” below.

Angela Hunte teams with Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis, Arden “Keyz” Altino for new single

15 Sep

Angela Hunte has announced the title of her new single.

“One Shot” – produced by Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis and Arden “Keyz” Altino – is slotted for inclusion on the 2013 Reggae Gold Album, out soon via VP Records.

Duplessis and Altino are also responsible for singles “Thank You” by Estelle [Atlantic Records], “Better Be Good” by RaVaughn featuring Wale [Columbia Records] and “U Smile” by Justin Bieber [Island Def Jam Recordings].

As a songwriter, Hunte has recently crafted tracks including “One on One Fun” by Tamar Braxton [Streamline / Epic Records] and “Ashtrays & Heartbreaks” by Snoop Lion featuring Miley Cyrus [Mad Decent / RCA Records].

She also contributed to the next albums by RCA recording artists Elle Varner, Marsha Ambrosius, Jennifer Hudson, and Tinashe.

Listen to her hit single “I Need Air” below. The collaboration with Magnetic Man peaked at number ten on the UK Singles Chart.