PRESS CLIPS

Patricia ‘Miss Pat’ Chin and Randy Chin Attend For The Children Gala

Patricia ‘Miss Pat’ Chin and Randy Chin pose with Jamaica’s Jazz great Monty Alexander at the “For The Children ” charity gala.  The event was held at Sony Hall…

Patricia ‘Miss Pat’ Chin Interviewed at York College for Book Reading

York College President Berenecea J. Eanes and Foundation chair Ana Rua invited friends, supporters and special guests to an evening with Patricia ‘Miss Pat’ Chin to hear a reading from her book ‘Miss Pat: My Reggae Music Journey.’

Patricia ‘Miss Pat’ Chin Donates Scholarships to the Alpha Institute – September 22nd, 2022

Prior to her week-long trip to Jamaica in late August, Patricia ‘Miss Pat’ Chin planned to get a lot done. She promoted her book, “Miss Pat: My Reggae Music Journey” as well …

Reggae North – Miss Pat Traces Her Reggae Music Journey – September 16th, 2022

Patricia Chin visited Jamaica in late August to promote her memoir, ‘Miss Pat: My Reggae Music Journey’, which recalls her 64-year career in the music business.  The matriarch of VP Records launched the…

SFCN – Miss Pat’s Book Tour – September 9th, 2022

Pat Chin, co-founder of Randy’s Records and VP Records, says it is critical she tells her story as a reggae pioneer to young Jamaicans, because many have little knowledge of the music’s history.

The Jamaica Observer – August 31st, 2022
The co-founder of Randy’s Records and VP Records, she was in Jamaica last week promoting her book, Miss Pat: My Reggae Music Journey. Released in March 2021, the memoir has 209 pages that capture the colourful evolution of Jamaican music.

The Jamaica Gleaner – August 31st, 2022
Miss Pat’s ‘My Reggae Music Journey’ launched in Jamaica … A packed house showed up at the Regional Headquarters at UWI Mona for the launch of Patricia Chin’s book, My Reggae Music Journey. Chin is co-founder and CEO of the New York-based reggae label, VP Records …

The Jamaica Observer – August 31st, 2022
The co-founder of Randy’s Records and VP Records, she was in Jamaica last week promoting her book, Miss Pat: My Reggae Music Journey. Released in March 2021, the memoir has 209 pages that capture the colourful evolution of Jamaican music.

World Music Views – August 29th, 2022

“What Berry Gordy was to Motown Records, what Russell Simmonds was to Def Jam Recordings, what Sylvia Robinson was to Sugar Hill Records, what Clive Davis was to Arista Records Patricia Chin is to the Reggae Industry and VP Records.”- DJ Kool Herc.

The Jamaica Gleaner– August 27th, 2022
VP Records Awards Two Scholarships
The Vincent & Patricia Chin Family Foundation donated scholarships to two students, Teain Henry and Ashane Robertson, who both successfully completed vocational training and…

The Stack– April 8, 2021
All Hail Reggae’s First Lady
As a new book profiling Miss Pat’s trailblazing career is released, Clare Considine meets the 83-year-old music mogul

Caribbean National Weekly– April 4, 2021
Patricia Chin Hailed as Immigrant Success Story
Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks has lauded the contribution of Ms Patricia Chin and her Husband “Randy” in both

FLOOD– April 2, 2021
In Conversation: VP Records Miss Pat on Her New Autobiography
The keeper of the castle that is Jamaican music, Patricia Chin tells the story of her life’s work with Miss Pat: My Reggae Music Journey

INDEPENDENT– March 21, 2021
Meet Patricia ‘Miss Pat’ Chin, the reggae matriarch whose memoir tells the tale of a former ice cream shop in Kingston that came to define Jamaican music

Flaunt– March 18, 2021
Miss Pat – A Conversation with the Reggae Legend on Her Music Journey
My Reggae Music Journey, out today on VP Records, outlines the story of the now 83-year-old co-founder of VP Records and reggae legend,…

Vinyl District– March 17, 2021
Graded on a Curve: Patricia “Miss Pat” Chin, Miss Pat: My Reggae Music Journey
The colorful dust jacket of this exquisitely designed book offers text serving as timeline: From Mento, Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae to Dancehall

Spotify Released – Feb 9, 2021
Miss Pat –  My Reggae Music Journey
Favorite songs from VP Records and Randy’s Records Co-founder Patricia Chin

NY Daily News – Feb 7, 2021
At 84, Pat Chin reigns over VP Records’ wealth of reggae, soca and calypso treasures
When you factor in a history that includes at least 60 years of music, the participating in the birth of reggae music, and

Jamaica Observer – Jan 26, 2021
Pat Chin Shares Musical Journey

A common perception in Jamaican music is that for anyone to be successful, they have to literally follow the sound. However

Daily Beast – Jan 23, 2021
The 4-Foot-11 Grandma Who Rules Reggae
The elegantly attired, 4-foot-11-inch great grandmother might not have been easily identifiable as a music mogul to the industry

Vinyl Factory – Jan 25, 2021
The Story of Pioneering Reggae Record Shop and Label Owner Patricia “Miss Pat” China
A new autobiography telling the story of pioneering record shop, studio, and label owner Patricia “Miss Pat” Chin

BANDCAMP – Aug 13, 2020
How the Chinese-Jamaican Community Influenced the Development of Classic Reggae
Jamaican music as we know it today—from mento to ska, rocksteady, reggae, dancehall, and dub—has been well documented… 

LIVE INTERVIEWS

Akashic Books – Dec 22, 20
Q&A with Miss Pat
Reggae impresario MISS PAT talks to Johnny about her new book, Lee Perry, Lady Saw, Bob Marley, and her own Kingston upbringing (listen here)

Riddim Chat – Dec 31, 2020

Special guests of the third RIDDIM Chat episode are Patricia “Miss Pat” Chin of VP Records and Gentleman (listen here)

Live Talk from Queens with Ralph McDaniels
Join #QPLHipHop Coordinator 
@VideoMusicBox for Live Talk from #Queens! Ralph’s guest this week is @vprecords Co-Founder @misspatchin 

Today Show – March 20, 2020
A brief segment on Today Show (watch here)