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Mixtape Monday: Suff Daddy x Eloquent, SHADEEMUS, Ahwlee, Fortes, SMARTBOMB + More

Suff Daddy x Eloquent, SHADEEMUS, Ahwlee, Fortes, SMARTBOMB and more step up this Mixtape Monday. Suff Daddy and Eloquent bring Misery Funk, SHADEEMUS follow with Arakis, Ahwlee returns to the lineup with VII, and Fortes drops a rack of Styles P instrumentals titled Beats For A Ghost. Oakland’s SMARTBOMB collective raises the bar Water For The…

Prince Estate Shares Powerful Previously Unreleased "Baltimore" Video
Prince Estate Shares Powerful Previously Unreleased “Baltimore” Video
RZA Salutes Bruce Lee with New Song "Be Like Water"
RZA Salutes Bruce Lee with New Song “Be Like Water”
The Round-Up: Best Songs of The Week - ft. Georgia Anne Muldrow, Run The Jewels, Conway The Machine and More [Playlist]
The Round-Up: Best Songs of The Week – ft. Georgia Anne Muldrow,…

Updated every Friday, The Round-Up is Okayplayer’s weekly haul of the best songs in the worlds…

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20 Independent Black Artists to Support on #BandcampFriday (June Edition)

Bandcamp’s no-fee Friday returns, just when musicians need it most. Here are 20 Black artists…

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Talib Kweli, Yasiin Bey “In the Final Stages” of Madlib-Produced Black Star…

Kweli broke the news in an interview with Jimmy Fallon. On Wednesday, Talib Kweli joined…

From YG to Conway: Artists Have Been Rallying to Produce George Floyd…

Terrace Martin, Denzel Curry, Kamasi Washington, and more have dropped George Floyd Tribute Songs. As…

Run the Jewels Drops Long-Awaited ‘RTJ4’ Two Days Early

El-P announced the early release with a note to the fans. The highly anticipated Run…

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Bun B, Trae Tha Truth, Paul Wall & More Reflect on George…

In a new Rolling Stone feature, Texas legends share their own memories on George Floyd.…

Sean Price Birthed the “Struggle Rapper” on His Classic Debut ‘Monkey Barz’

Released 15 years ago, Monkey Barz was the birth of Sean Price, “the brokest rapper…

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TeaMarrr Details Her Artistry, Soulful Inspirations & Unveils Exploratory EP ‘Before I…

In an exclusive interview, the Los Angeles-based singer shares how she’s been coping with quarantine,…

The Lox Are Back to Their Tough-Talking Ways on New Single “Gave…

The Lox have dropped the latest single from their upcoming album, Living Off Xperience.  Despite…

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PJ’s Highly-Anticipated ‘Waiting for Paris’ EP Is a Breath of Fresh Air

The six-track project focuses on the singer’s creative journey and relationships. North Carolina native PJ…

The Round-Up: Best Songs of The Week - ft. Sango, Gabriel Garzón-Montano, Freddie Gibbs, and More
The Round-Up: Best Songs of The Week – ft. Sango, Gabriel Garzón-Montano,…

Updated every Friday, The Round-Up is Okayplayer’s weekly haul of the best sings in the world…

Stream Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist’s New Album ‘Alfredo,’ Featuring Benny the…

Freddie Gibbs and The Alchemist are serving up some Alfredo.  Freddie Gibbs just keeps on…

Freddie Gibbs Drops Video for “1985” From Upcoming ‘Alfredo’ Project With Alchemist

The 10-track project features Tyler, the Creator, Rick Ross, and Benny the Butcher. After over…