Atlantic Records is one of the most renowned American record labels, established in 1947 by Ahmet Ertegun and Herb Abramson. The label has been home to some of the most successful and influential artists in the music industry, including Ray Charles, Led Zeppelin, Aretha Franklin, and Bruno Mars, to name a few. Atlantic Records has been a pioneer in various genres, such as R&B, rock, and hip hop, consistently at the forefront of the music industry's evolution.
In the early 2000s, Atlantic Records partnered with VP Records, which had released Sean Paul's debut album, "Stage One." Recognizing Sean Paul's talent, Atlantic subsequently signed him to the label and became the worldwide distributor for his subsequent albums. These albums were released in partnership with VP Records, and together, they achieved international success with hits such as "Dutty Rock" and "The Trinity," selling millions of copies worldwide.