Eddie Murphy’s ‘Wonna Deez Nites’ Single

Is it grammatically correct? No, but damn is it catchy. Over the years, Actor/Comedian/Singer Eddie Murphy has released a reggae track about as often as a blue moon, and on June 30th, he’ll be releasing his latest single “Wonna Deez Nites” through VPAL, a subsidiary label of VP Records.

Live: Wakarusa 2015

Event: Wakarusa Music Festival Date: Wednesday, June 4th - Sunday, June 7th, 2015 Venue: Mulberry Mountain, Ozark, Arkansas Line Up: Slightly Stoopid, Twiddle, Dirty Heads, Nattali Rize & Notis, Nahko and Medicine for the People, Ozomatli, Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals, Major Lazer, Stick Figure, The Expendables, Matisyahu, Rebelution,Thievery Corp and so many more. [...]

Inaugural It’s Not Dead Festival

Still a few months away and already making lots of noise is the inaugural It’s Not Dead Festival. 35 of the biggest punk and ska bands will converge on Saturday, October 10th to perform on 3 stages at the 65,000 seat San Manuel Amphitheater Festival Grounds in San Bernardino, California.

Review: The Expanders – Hustling Culture

The Expanders - Hustling Culture Track Listing: 1.) Hustling Culture 2.) Uptown Set 3.) Piece Of Love 4.) World Of Happiness 5.) People Business 6.) Top Shelf 7.) Too Late 8.) Reggae Pops (Feat. Dan Hastie From Orgone) 9.) The Horse 10.) Iron Throne (Extended 12" Version) 11.) Thanks For Life 12.) Flesh And Bone The Pier Album Rating: Release Date: June 16th, 2015 Record [...]

Video: Etana – I Rise

Here’s the latest music video courtesy of Jamaica’s own Etana with the single “I Rise” off her album I Rise. I Rise is Etana’s fourth studio album released back in October, 2014 with VP Records. The video is directed by Scorpio 21 and was filmed in her native country of Jamaica, capturing all of its […]

MP3 Leak of the Week: Dub Inc

Out of Saint-Etienne, inside France’s industrial heartland, comes an 8 piece reggae outfit known as Dub Inc. They reached out to The Pier from across the pond upon the June 30th release of their new Paradise Tour (Live at L’Olympia) live album. We agreed to give away a live version of their song “Better Run”. […]

June 2015 Album Releases

It’s truly summer here in the US. Not only does the calendar officially state it as such, but the heat around the country really marks the season. This time of year the atmosphere isn’t the only thing burning up though. New releases continue to stay hot in June as artists drop new material ahead of […]

Trevor Hall Conquers Time in New Album

On August 21st Trevor Hall will release the third installment of his spiritually themed series. This most recent album, titled Kala after the Sanskrit word for time, will conclude the artist’s three-part project that includes 2014’s Chapters of the Forest and the EP Unpack Your Memories that was released early this year.