On The Riddim (OTR) is a monthly series, highlighting the best of VP Records. From recent album releases, videos and events; viewers will be taken on a journey every episode.
2019 marks the 40th anniversary of VP Records, the world’s largest reggae and soca label in the world. Paving the way for many legendary reggae artists, the label has become an icon in the reggae music industry. To further enhance this status, On The Riddim, the series, aims to create a visual community for current and new fans alike to stay on top of the label’s recent news, while immersing into the culture with fun facts and interviews with artists.
The Web show wouldn’t be complete without vetted hosts that were selected for their expansive knowledge of Caribbean music and their media experience. Main female host, Queen Bremmer is a Jamaican born journalism graduate, former host of Reggae King Radio’s All Tings Dancehall and blogger. Lead male host, Kevin Crown, is a Grenadian International DJ born and raised in New York City, best known for his show on 93.5 FM and appearances on Sirius XM’s Shade 45, NY’s Power105, PIX11 Morning Show, and Jamaica’s Hot102FM and winner of DJ of the Year in 2014 by the 8th Annual Young Gifted & Black Entrepreneurial Awards.
Additional Correspondents and contributors will include Tadia Toussaint (featured in first episode), Queen Mixxy (featured in first episode), Robin Kurian, Rosannah Deonarine, Hala Maroc, Kesley Saul, Shomari Wilson, Lady Trini, Nova Cashh and more.
The show is produced by Cerebral Entertainment. Their team consists of Producer Brittany Franklin, Production manager Sebastian Arteta, Director of Photography Reginal Louis-Jacques, Editor Kayden Li Chang and more. Production Design was by Shelby Simpson, Makeup for the first episode was done by Miranda Smyre and Styling by Lassalle. Additional videography was provided by Macquell James, Eli Joseph and Denver Pari.
To hit the ground running, the first episode will be an ode to VP Records 40th anniversary, a 2019 recap (Christopher Martin album release, Estelle, Record Store Day, Soca Gold Live, Strictly the Best Live, Taste of Jerk and more. Stay tuned for additional announcements.