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14 July 2014

"Reggae Loves Africa" compilation is out now!


Various Artists “Reggae Loves Africa”
Release Dates: UK: July 14 // GAS & RoEJuly 20 // 
FR: Aug 25
Catalog #: VPCD2475


Celebrating the kinship and inspiration that Africa has provided to reggae music, some of the genre’s greatest voices are gathered on Reggae Loves Africa to pay tribute. Themes of liberation and repatriation are at the heart of reggae music. The rhythms of Africa are at reggae’s deepest roots. Africa’s history and its modern day struggles have served as subject matter on some of reggae’s most memorable songs. Favourites from the VP/ Greensleeves catalogue are presented here including Beres Hammond & Freddie McGregor for all people of the diaspora; conscious reggae with a message of uplift and hope.



VARIOUS ARTISTS “REGGAE LOVES AFRICA” – Track Listing

1.         Mama Africa – Buju Banton
2.         Africa – Screwdriver
3.         Africa Shall Be Free – Warrior King
4.         Calling Africa – Queen Ifrica
5.         Africa – Freddie McGregor
6.         One Way Ticket – Luciano
7.         Talking Africa – Beres Hammond
8.         Africa, Here We Come – Morgan Heritage
9.         Africa We Want To Go – Dennis Brown
10.        Africa – Tony Rebel
11.        Africa – Natural Black
12.        Africa Awaits – Tarrus Riley


Peep some videos from the album below:

Africa Awaits - Tarrus Riley
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ml3VFobu7o

Africa Shall Be Free - Warrior King
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ok8S9UCgQjM

One Way Ticket - Luciano
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B29Vui4bTJc

Africa - Freddie McGregor
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZry9lgnQno#t=0m38s

And check out the mixtape from album:

"Reggae Loves Africa" Mixtape by African Storm
https://soundcloud.com/vp-records/african-storm-presents-reggae-love-africa





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