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Long-Delayed Posthumous Phife Dawg Album Set to Arrive Next Year

The album was originally announced in 2016 with the release of the J Dilla-produced single “Nutshell.” After four years of holding tight, it appears we’re far closer to a posthumous Phife Dawg album than any of us could have imagined. According to a tweet from A Tribe Called Quest (see below,) the project is set…

Erykah Badu’s ‘Mama’s Gun’ Is Better Than ‘Baduizm’
BBC Set to Air New Fela Kuti Documentary ‘Fela Kuti: Father of…
Tayla Parx’s ‘Coping Mechanisms’ Is A Guide on How to Handle Heartbreak…

This dumpster fire year was what Tayla Parx needed to record her excellent sophomore album,…

Who Really Won Jeezy & Gucci Mane’s ‘Verzuz’ Match?

Gucci Mane and Jeezy’s Verzuz was an absolute slugfest. The match featured the two foes…

17 New Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Listen To Right Now…

There’s new hip-hop and R&B albums from Megan Thee Stallion, Jeezy, French Montana, SAINt JHN,…

Megan Thee Stallion’s ‘Good News’ Is What We Thought It Would Be

The 17-track release gives Megan an opportunity to clear the air on highly publicized moments…

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Jazmine Sullivan, GoldLink, and More

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

Erykah Badu Recalls How J Dilla Taught Her How To Sample On…

Fun fact: the song that J Dilla showed Erykah Badu how to sample ended up…

Boldy James Announces New Album, Shares New Single “Thousand Pills”

Boldy James will soon release his fourth album of the year. Since signing with Griselda…

Family of Jeremih Urges Fans to Take COVID-19 Seriously

UPDATE: TMZ has confirmed Jeremih is battling COVID-19 in an ICU, currently on a ventilator after his…

Nelly Cast as Chuck Berry in Upcoming Buddy Holly Biopic

The St. Louis rapper will portray a rock and roll pioneer in his first big-screen…

Freddie Gibbs Taunts Jeezy About Gucci Mane Verzuz Amid “Therapy For My…

Jeezy called out Freddie Gibbs in his new song “Therapy For My Soul,” which led…

Here’s a List of (Almost) Every Song Larry Levan Spun at Paradise…

The list features hundreds of classic and obscure disco, house, and funk, cuts. Approaching 30…

Sobhhï’s “Sedatives” Offers A Moody And Vibrant Glimpse Of Dubai [Premiere]

The track is a part of an EP titled PLEASURES, which Sobhhï will drop on November…

Lo-Fi Hip-Hop Has Become One Of The Internet’s Most Popular Subgenres; Is…

Slowed and reverb and lo-fi hip-hop share some distinct similarities, with both subgenres birthing their…