#ICYMI: All The Things You've Missed On OKP This Week [May 7 - May 13]
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 new capsule release from dead prez, an exclusive chat down memory lane with Teddy Riley and 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.
M-1 and stic.man partner up with us here at Okayplayer to release a dead prez-inspired capsule for the spring. Check it out + let’s get free during this information age.
Our music editor, Michael “Zo” Gonik, gets some FaceTime with the illustrious producer behind Michael Jackson, Guy + Blackstreet: Teddy Riley nue our coverage of the wild, but necessary Los Angeles riots as our night editor, Dimas Sanfiorenzo, interviews T.J. Martin and Daniel Lindsay about L.A. ’92.
Our favorite neighborhood managing editor, Kevito Clark, attended the tribute to the late Violator head honcho Chris Lighty. It was a celebration worth its weight in gold.
Ludwig Göransson, the beat maker behind “Redbone,” breaks down the creation of the “Awaken, My Love!” standout joint.
Bethune-Cookman, an HBCU in Florida, made sure to let the Secretary of Education know exactly what they feel about her and her “policies”.
The acting wizard has her own take on the popular song, “Let My Baby Stay” by Mac Demarco.
Chance The Rapper lost his aunt to breast cancer and now he is making sure others are aware to get checked out.
Portland, Oregon’s own Aminé continues to show how creatively genius he is on this new mockumentary with YouTube Vevo.
Follow Moonchild to the deepest depths of soul on his new song.
If you need that bump in your trunk then this is the song to listen to.
Calvin Harris is bringing the funk with Frank Ocean, Khalid and Future.
Listen to this funkdafied groove from Anderson .Paak.
You must see this to believe.
Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge connect for this new video for their NxWorries project, “Get Bigger”.
The hip-hop hall of famer, Queen Latifah, shines in this second trailer for her upcoming summer flick, Girls Trip.