Eddie "STATS"

Imported from Detroit.

How Bob Power Put The Low End In A Tribe Called Quest’s ‘The Low End Theory’

In 2016, for the 25th anniversary of A Tribe Called Quest’s seminal album The Low End Theory, we talked to… Read More

September 24, 2021

The Secret History of A Tribe Called Quest’s Final Album

On Wednesday evening, New York City's music community came together in the VW Dome at Queens PS 1 museum to… Read More

November 12, 2016

Watch As A Tribe Called Quest Mural Is Created In Queens

"Linden Boulevard Represent, Represent / A Tribe Called Quest, Represent Represent" 25 years after Phife and Q-Tip famously kicked routines on… Read More

September 23, 2016

A Tribe Called Red On How They Recruited Yasiin Bey Into The Halluci Nation

The Native American, nominally Canada-based, globally active DJ collective A Tribe Called Red has been making noise since 2008. The basic… Read More

September 21, 2016

Cymande Healed The Sick Live At SummerStage [OKP TV Recap]

Photo by Jammi York for Okayplayer Anybody who trooped (or wandered) through Okayplayer's SummerStage show in June witnessed the combined… Read More

August 10, 2016

Daisy Chainz: What Will A De La Soul & 2 Chainz Collabo Do To Rap Music?

De La Soul have always been underdogs by design. In the late '80s, they were skewering macho and/or conformist tendencies… Read More

July 11, 2016

Is Wyatt Cenac’s New ‘Night Train’ Series TV Or Stand Up Comedy? Yes It Is.

If you live in TV-land, Wyatt Cenac is that dude who made The Daily Show dryly hilarious with his incredible run… Read More

June 29, 2016

POTUS Barack Obama Slow Jams The News w/ Jimmy Fallon + The Roots–For The Last Time?

President Barack Obama dropped through the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to slow jams the news with The Roots...what we… Read More

June 10, 2016

A Death In The Family: St. Paul Of The Family Remembers Prince, The Teacher

Photos courtesy of Steven Parke. Because we enjoy Prince's records almost as much as we enjoy a good Prince story,… Read More

June 7, 2016

Alan Leeds Tells The Full Story Of Prince & Miles Davis + Gives Us A Peek In The Vault

Man Next To The Man: Prince & Alan Leeds In A Paparazzi Shot ca. 1990 Alan Leeds, for a good… Read More

June 7, 2016

Adore: Watch Usher x The Roots Live Prince Tribute At Roots Picnic 2016!

Roots Picnic 2016 was full of priceless moments, some joyful, some poignant. Headliner Usher's set with The Roots was marked… Read More

June 7, 2016

Spike Lee: “You Couldn’t Make A Movie Of Prince’s Life”

Spike Lee presides over Purple People party in Brooklyn for Prince's Born Day this past Saturday (photo courtesy of Metro)… Read More

June 7, 2016

Please Rise As John Legend Performs The National Anthem At Game 1 Of The NBA Finals

Okayplayers, please rise and place your right okay-sign hands over your hearts as John Legend--singer/songwriter, Grammy and Golden Globe-winner and… Read More

June 3, 2016

Festival Frenzy: Okayplayer’s Guide To The Best Music Festivals Of Summer 2016

Budding star Anderson .Paak will continue a breakout year with a busy summer at music festivals. Summer is officially here,… Read More

May 30, 2016

De La Soul Has The Answers–& A New Single! Download “Trainwreck” Here

Rumors of De La Soul's demise have been greatly exaggerated (at least since the release of their sophomore LP). But… Read More

May 6, 2016

Yasiin Bey FKA Mos Def Drops New Track “Dec. 99th – N.A.W.” [prod. Ferrari Shepard]

Photo by Mr. Mass for Okayplayer This is indeed a historic evening for surprise releases. Yasiin Bey the artist formerly… Read More

May 5, 2016