#ICYMI: All The Things You've Missed On OKP This Week [Apr. 16 - Apr. 22]

#ICYMI: All The Things You've Missed On OKP This Week [Apr. 16 - Apr. 22]


Had a busy week? Of course you did, you’re an American, being put to work for longer hours than you can stand is the American way. Doesn’t mean you should miss out on all the other million cool things that go on in and around the world. With that in mind, we figured we’d keep you up to speed with a weekend recap titled In Case You Missed It (ICYMI for the folks in the back). This weekend’s installment is a compendium of content that features a tribute to one of the greatest musicians alive in Prince Rogers Nelson, more details about DAMN. from Kendrick Lamar and brand, spanking new tunes from Gorillaz and Joey Bada$$. We have a host of other items that you should check out as well.

Don’t get left behind, guys. Catch up with the news you missed out on and don’t forget to follow us @Okayplayer.


#PRINCEDAY: Okayplayer’s Tribute To The Greatest of All Times—Prince

April 21, 2017 marks one year since we’ve lost Prince Rogers Nelson. To honor the man, the myth and the flyest human being known to mankind — we have a host of original content highlighting Prince that you should check out.

Prince Was The Best Selling Artist of 2016

Prince‘s passing sparked wild, new curiosity in his music, making his catalog a hot commodity. According to sales charts, Prince was the best selling artist of 2016 over acts like Michael Jackson and Adele.

Tribeca 2017: Okayplayer Has A Legendary Time With Clive Davis + Aretha Franklin

Our favorite neighborhood managing editor, Kevito Clark, was on-hand for the opening night of the Tribeca Film Festival. It was a night full of manage, screening The Soundtrack of Our Lives and a concert for the ages.

Happy 4/20: Hawaii Mike Talks Bud Brand Building + Cannabis Culture’s Evolution

For all of you buddah smokers out there, EstroHaze‘s own Sirita Wright interviews Chef For Higher‘s own Hawaii Mike about the future of the marijuana industry.


10 Things We’ve Learned About Clive Davis’ The Soundtrack of Our Lives Documentary

Tribeca jumped off with Clive DavisThe Soundtrack of Our Lives which was not only informative, but highly revealing.

Revisit 1999 With This Things Fall Apart Concert Tee

Launching our spring fashion collection, we are unveiling it with a 1999 concert tour tee from The Roots‘ 1999 Grammy Award winning album, Things Fall Apart.

Justice Sheila Abdus-Salaam’s Death Is “Suspicious” According To NYPD

The New York Police Department believes that the death of Justice Sheila Abdus-Salaam is questionable.

Hear Rare Q-Tip + Busta Rhymes’ Vocals Over A J Dilla Beat

Don’t worry about the text here, just click on the link and enjoy the ill sounds.


Nas Connects With The Soul Rebels To Perform Old Hits

We have a new premiere in the form of Nas performing with the Soul Rebels.

Dave B’s “Dive” Flows Like Water

A not-so-quiet attack on your eardrums.

Kaytranada’s Little Brother, Lou Phelps, Releases 001: Experiments

Kaytranada‘s baby brother has a new track for your earholes.

Prince Is Celebrated On This Week’s Installment of Mixtape Monday

Listen to rare grooves from The Purple One.


Anderson .Paak Links With The Internet

.Paak and The Internet perform “Girl” together.

Watch Step A New Documentary About Baltimore’s Finest

Same shit, different assault. What can we say this stuff doesn’t seem to want to end.

Breaking Down “DNA.” Frame-By-Frame

We learn about Kendrick’s new video and highlight some interesting things you should see.

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