Now that’s what I call reggae music. Since 1993, New York based label VP Records has released an annual compilation of the year’s top reggae, dancehall, and roots songs called Reggae Gold.
Their 22nd compilation album, Reggae Gold 2015, features an eclectic mix of artists and musical styles that will appeal to reggae fans of all ages and preferences.
Reggae Gold 2015 features everyone from Magic, the year’s biggest pop-reggae band, Beres Hammond, a mainstay in most of Reggae Gold’s releases, and even Actor/Comedian turned singer Eddie Murphy, whose released a string of reggae singles over the past several years.
Another great addition to the compilation is actually the last song on the album with Inner Circle revisiting “Tenement Yard” featuring the legendary Jacob Miller with Jamaica’s top rising reggae artist, Chronixx. You can read more about that song, it’s collaboration and music video by clicking HERE!
We’re also glad to see that the album is far from being male-dominated, as it features songs from Etana, Toian, Ikaya, Queen Ifrica, and more. Compared to the 2014 release, Reggae Gold 2015 seems to have a wider variety of artists, and even one of the longer track lists in the compilation album’s history.
The album will be available on CD, vinyl, and digital download on July 17th. You can pre-order the album on Amazon by clicking HERE!
Reggae Gold 2015 Track List:
1) Magic – Rude
2) Jah Cure – Made In California
3) Beres Hammond – Jamaican International Dance
4) Christopher Martin – I’m A Big Deal
5) Gully Bop – My God Dem Nuh Bad Like We
6) Gully Bop – Body Specialist
7) Busy Signal – Text Message
8) Ding Dong – Syvah
9) Gyptian – All On Me
10) Dexta Daps – Morning Love
11) Spice ft. Vybz Kartel – Conjugal Visit
12) Toian – Love It
13) Ikaya – My Man
14) Jah 9 – Avocado
15) Romain Virgo – Stars Across The Sky
16) Yahsha – Karma
17) Etana – I Rise
18) Eddie Murphy – Oh Jah Jah
19) Queen Ifrica – I Can’t Breathe
20) Inner Circle ft. Chronixx Jacob Miller – Tenement Yard (News Carrying Dread)
Article By: Andrew Aroche
WATCH: Inner Circle – “Tenement Yard” (ft Jacob Miller Chronixx)
WATCH: Eddie Murphy – “Oh Jah Jah”
WATCH: Gyptian – “All On Me”
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