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Dennis Brown Tribute Album Set To Drop June 3

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VP RECORDS REMEMBERS "THE CROWN PRINCE OF REGGAE" 
 
DENNIS BROWN 
 
Double-Disc Tribute Album Will Drop June 3, 2016
 
Compilation Features Covers from Marsha Ambrosius, Freddie McGregor, Maxi Priest, Romain Virgo, Ikaya, Raging Fyah, Jah9, Christopher Ellis, The Green, Katchafire, Jah Cure, No Maddz, Chronixx, Jesse Royal, Kabaka Pyramid, Exco Levi, Kelissa, Jahmiel, Iba Mahr, Keznamdi and more.

Hailed by NPR Morning Edition as one of the 50 great voices of all time - the Jamaican musical icon Dennis Brown began his recording career at the tender age of 11 and released more than 75 albums during his all too short 42 years on Earth. Although the reggae legend passed away in 1999, his music and legacy live on. 
 
VP Records, the world's leading reggae label, will pay homage to Brown on June 3, 2016 with an extensive tribute album of his timeless hits and deep cuts titled, We Remember Dennis Brown. The 30-song collection features a wide and impressive range of reggae and R&B voices covering crucial Dennis Brown compositions. The set was produced by Jamaican legend Clive Hunt with an all-star team of musicians.

In February (Brown's birthday month), VP Records premiered one song from the album every Friday for five weeks - including "Caress Me" from one of Jamaica's brightest voices Romain Virgo,  "Milk & Honey"  by roots reggae rockers Raging Fyah, "Bloody City" from the Caribbean's soulful songstress Jah9,  "Promised Land" from Hawaiian reggae band The Green and "Have You Ever" by R&B powerhouse Marsha Ambrosius.

In addition to these power hitters, We Remember Dennis Brown will feature an array of singers from Brown's native country and across the globe who he influenced. Jamaica's latest crop of stars (including Jah Cure, Gyptian, Iba Mahr, Kabaka Pyramid, Kelissa, Keznamdi, Chronixx and Jesse Royal) as well as the island's icons who worked with Brown (like reggae vocalists Bushman and Freddie McGregor) all offer their contributions. 

Freddie's son Chino McGregor and Christopher Ellis, the talented UK-based singer and offspring of Alton Ellis (another one of Brown's musical mentors and confidants), both deliver powerful renditions of Brown's classics. New Zealand rockers also create a breezy rendition of "If I Had The World." The worldly collection proves that his universal sound transcends all boundaries of time, race and creed. Each artist adds their own original flair to Brown's profound soul-stirring sound - touching the hearts of new and old fans alike on this unique multi-disc collection. We Remember Dennis Brown will include deluxe packaging as well as extensive liner notes on the belated legend.

TRACK LISTING:
  1. Iba Mahr, Jesse Royal, Keznamdi, Chronixx, Exco Levi, Kelissa, Jahmiel, Kabaka Pyramid & Rockaz Elements - I Need Your Love (Rasta Children)
  2. Bushman - Don't Want To Be No General
  3. The Green -  Promised Land
  4. Raging Fyah - Milk and Honey
  5. Christopher Ellis - Created By The Father
  6. Mutabaruka & Marla Brown - Words of Wisdom
  7. Chino - Melting Pot
  8. Yahsha - The Existence Of Jah
  9. Jamelody-  Halfway Up, Halfway Down
  10. Freddie McGregor - Little Village
  11. Mykal Rose - Easy Take It Easy
  12. Jah9 - Bloody City
  13. Richie Spice - Wolves and Leopards
  14. Shuga - Black Liberation
  15. VP Hit Team - To The Foundation
  16. Romain Virgo - Caress Me
  17. Marsha Ambrosius - Have You Ever
  18. No Maddz - Rocking Time 
  19. Maxi Preist - Love Me Always 
  20. Jamelody & Ikaya - Love Has Found Its Way
  21. Sanchez - Your Love Got A Hold On Me
  22. Katchafire - If I Had The World
  23. Etana - Should I
  24. Jah Cure - Ghetto Girl
  25. Christopher Martin - Baby Don't Do It
  26. Gyptian - How Can I
  27. Ikaya - For You
  28. Dalton Harris - No More Will I Roam
  29. Jah Vinci - Money in My Pocket
  30. VP Hit Team - Silhouette
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