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Watch The Trailer for a Documentary on Jimi Hendrix’s Butchered ‘Rainbow Bridge’…

The 1970 concert was filmed at the foot of an active volcano in Maui, Hawaii. A new documentary will tell the unheard story behind an infamously panned Jimi Hendrix concert film. Titled Music, Money, Madness…Jimi Hendrix in Maui, the doc compiles interviews with former collaborators, roadies, and Warner Bros. executives to chart the conception and eventual mishandling of…

Toots Hibbert, Reggae’s Soulful Forefather, is Dead at 77
KAYTRANADA Shares Remix of Dua Lipa’s Single “Don’t Start Now”
Paris’ “Nobody Move” Pays Homage To Legendary Black Panther Artist Emory Douglas…

Veteran political rapper Paris returns with “Nobody Move” from his forthcoming new album Safe Space Invader.…

Conway the Machine Drops ‘From King to a GOD’ Album

Conway is now on his third release of the year so far. Griselda Records continues…

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Conway The Machine, Action Bronson, and…

The Round-Up playlist is Okayplayer’s weekly haul of the best songs in the worlds of…

The 25 Best Black TV Show Theme Songs of All Time

  From the iconic Good Times theme to grown-ish‘s soothing intro, here are the 25…

Mary J. Blige Says She Doesn’t Want To Do A Verzuz

Don’t get your hopes up about Mary J.Blige appearing on Verzuz anytime soon. Mary J.…

Kool & The Gang Co-Founder Ronald Bell Dead At 68

Ronald Bell served as the group’s principal composer and arranger. Ronald Bell, the co-founder of…

Gladys Knight & Patti LaBelle Will Battle in Special “One Night Only”…

Patti LaBelle will face off against Gladys Knight in a battle of the icons. Get…

Ari Lennox Talks About the Collaboration That Made Her Feel Inspired Again

We spoke with Ari Lennox, who talked about remaking Sly and the Family Stone’s “If…

Conway the Machine, Method Man Link Up For “Lemon”

The track is the first release from the new Conway project. Griselda Records is keeping…

Viral Video Breaks Down How We’ve All Been Rapping Audio Two’s “Top…

Specifically the “Suckers that’s down with me” line from “Top Billin.” Looks like we’ve been…

Summer 2020 Is Being Lived Through Rap Music Videos

During the rise of COVID-19, we’ve looked to art as a means of comfort and…

Mixtape Monday: Vritra, redveil, Good Food, Cisco Swank, Ifé Neuro + More

Vritra, redveil, Good Food, Cisco Swank, Ifé Neuro and more make the cut this Mixtape…

Cab Calloway’s Former Home Demolished Despite Calls for Preservation

Disputes over protecting the West Baltimore home have caused a rift between members of the…