VP Artists Shine in Toronto for Caribana™ Weekend!

taken from TORONTO-LIME NEWS The latest in Caribbean entertainment news

During the Caribana™ season, Toronto is known for the sounds of soca music from Trinidad and Tobago , and other Caribbean islands; however Caribana™ 2010 saw a record turnout by fans to hear VP Recording artists!

Queen Ifrica, whose album ‘Montego Bay’ was well received in Canada, packed center stage at Harbourfront with 3,000 fans crammed to take in the performance and essence Queen IFrica delivers. “I drove all the way from Barrie, Ontario to see her perform”, said Kathleen. “There is something about her that all people can relate to, and I just love her!” Confirming this, Kathleen held up a copy of the Queen’s latest album she hopes to get autographed.

On the other side of the city, Busy Signal, whose album “D.O.B.” was released three weeks ago, was scheduled to perform at Lamport Stadium, the same venue which sees the Caribana King and Queen of the bands competition judged. This marks Busy’s second appearance in as many months, as the star was in the city in April for an event called ‘Redemption.’

Rounding out the VP take over was Gyptian who performed at the 9th annual Irie Music Festival sponsored by TD Canada Trust. The three-day festival featured performances by several notable Caribbean artists such as Fab 5, and Shurwayne Winchester as well as local artists Friendlyness and the Human Rights, Blessed and Melodic….Read more at Toronto-lime.com

Hold Youd.o.b.Montego Bay [Vinyl]

D.O.B. by Busy Signal

D.O.B. The New Album from Busy Signal is a Rebirth of sorts from the long time Alliance Great. An illicit performer and skill full lyricist, Busy Signal Ah One A Di Best, Dun Know.

The Album  features some of the best new sounds to come outta di dancehall scene in years, including a crazy remix of Elvis Crespo’s Suavamente titled Busy Latino (click for preview) and the best thing about that it’s not stereotypical Reggaeton (no offense to Reggaeton Fans).

The Album Also features some soulful covers from Busy including One More Night and a cover of Nightshift, called Sweet Love, the album closes with a raw much anticipate track featuring the Warlord Bounty Killer in Summn’ A Guh Gwaan, the introspective acoustic track  Peace Reign and an acapella cut of Nuh Bwoy Can Buy We Out.

This Album is definitely a Must get. It a Guh Sell Of‘!