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Win A Chance To “Do Your Thing” On An Indio Billboard

The beer drinkers at OKP HQ are a bit disappointed in the New York City weather as of late.  These… Read More

June 14, 2013

Mixtape Mondays: Dam-Funk, DJ Food, Mark Force

Forget all of the intros this week.  We've got some great mixes for you, and the more time you spend… Read More

April 22, 2013

Win Tix To The Doctor’s Orders #250 In London Featuring DJ Spin Doctor, Jazzy Jeff & Rich Medina

The Magnificent DJ Jazzy Jeff crosses the pond on Saturday, April 13th to headline the 250th installment of UK DJ… Read More

April 3, 2013

Mixtape Mondays: Cipha Sounds & Rosenberg x DJ Premier, Simbad, Mr Critical & DJ Moneyshot

We've been anticipating the beginning of Spring ever since Winter began.  Now that Spring is here, we can breathe a… Read More

March 25, 2013

D’Angelo x ?uestlove “Tell Me If You Still Care” Live @ Brooklyn Bowl (VIDEO)

I saw the setlist for last night's D'Angelo/?uestlove Brooklyn Bowl funkfest (recapped here) shortly after the show began, and hoped… Read More

March 5, 2013

Mixtape Mondays: DJ Woody, D.C.DJ Soulmind, Rhye

Itching for your Mixtape Mondays fix? Check out these brand new mixes that we've been digging on.  DJ Woody delivers… Read More

March 4, 2013

Mixtape Mondays: Gilles Peterson x Donald Byrd Pt 2, 45 King, KM/FM x Stevie Wonder

This week's Mixtape Mondays is all about the old school. Gilles Peterson is back for the second week in a… Read More

February 25, 2013

Nina Simone Live At Montreux Jazz Festival, 1976 [VIDEO]

This February 21st, Okayplayer celebrates the 80th anniversary of the birth of the legendary Nina Simone.  Perhaps our favorite Nina… Read More

February 21, 2013

Prince – “That Girl Thang”

Giving some credence to rumors that he's done with releasing proper albums, an acoustic guitar-and-vocal demo of a new song… Read More

February 19, 2013

Mixtape Mondays: KJ Butta, Gilles Peterson, DJ L’Oqenz

Happy Presidents Day everyone!  Many of you in the US are off work today - lucky you!   The OKP hustle… Read More

February 18, 2013

Tim Dog Dead At 46

Tim Dog died today after suffering a seizure believed to be related to his battle with diabetes. He was 46.… Read More

February 14, 2013

OKP-Approved Valentines Day Mixes From ?uestlove, Sam Champ & More

This Valentines Day, let Okayplayer curate the musical selection for your romance-filled evening with these three new mixes (plus one… Read More

February 14, 2013

Mixtape Mondays: DJ Day, Boogie Blind, Peter Rosenberg

First off, there are no tracklists available for any of this week's selections.  Just wanted to get that out of… Read More

February 11, 2013

Mixtape Mondays: DOPE x Wax Poetics, Skratch Bastid & Cosmo Baker, DJ Matman

Happy Monday, Okayplayers. If your Sunday was anything like mine, you're regretting all the junk food you ate during yesterday's… Read More

February 4, 2013

Mixtape Mondays: DJ Soul x Fila & TMNT

Getting older and seeing the things you used to love as a kid coming back as throwbacks is a bit… Read More

January 28, 2013

OKP Premiere: Black Thought x J. Period – “Rage Is Back (Freestyle)”

New York Times best-selling author Adam Mansbach has enlisted the talents of J. Period on a mixtape being created as a companion-piece… Read More

January 15, 2013