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Best Reggae Record Shop Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach 2008 - VP Records

VP Records

VP Records

6022 SW 21st St.

Miramar, FL 33023

954-966-7236

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There's no shortage of reggae aficionados in South Florida. It's a mini-Mecca for reggae lovers — so it would make sense to have a bunch of shops that sell the music. That's not exactly the case, though; instead, we have just a handful. Clearly leading the little pack is VP Records, the retail facet of the legendary record company of the same name. The store boasts a courteous, knowledgeable staff that's entrenched in South Florida's reggae community. Most impressive is their selection, which covers a ton of new and old reggae and soca recordings. Unfortunately, they don't have much vinyl anymore, as even their namesake transitions to an all-digital future, but they do have nearly every current release, plus roots and culture sections that rival what you'd find in Kingston shops. It's physically a small store but they've managed to cram a heap of music inside it, making VP the obvious first choice for local reggae shopping.

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joe ross
joe ross

The VP store is nice,but they did not have Finley Quaye's new roots,reggae gem "Pound for Pound"!So far the best reggae album of 2009!Finley Quaye is amazing,I had to buy this on itunes athttp://itunes.apple.com/WebO...

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