Events/Tours

J. Cole’s Dreamville Festival Set to Return to Raleigh in April 2020

  Discounted tickets are available for pre-sale on the Dreamville Festival website. J. Cole has announced the second year of his Dreamville Festival. The inaugural event featured performances from 21 Savage, Big Sean, SZA, and others. Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh, North Carolina will host the festival on Saturday, April 4. The label didn’t announce…

Camp Flog Gnaw is a Utopia for All The Flower Boys and Girls [Recap]
Camp Flog Gnaw is a Utopia for All The Flower Boys and…
Erykah Badu, Natasha Diggs and Rashad Smith Will Toast to 3 Years of 'Soul in The Horn' in NYC
Erykah Badu and Truth Health Culture Will Toast to 3 Years of…
A Choreographer Deconstructs Solange’s ‘Ode To’ Performance at The Guggenheim [Photos/Recap]

It would have been an easy (and admittedly tempting) call to send a staff writer…

Janet Jackson Announces Her State of the World Tour
UPDATE: Tickets for Janet Jackson’s ‘State of the World’ Tour Are Now…

UPDATE: Tickets for Janet Jackson‘s massive State of the World comeback tour are now available. The tour…

'Rock & Roll Hall of Fame' To Unveil a New Exhibit Showcasing the 2017 Inductees
The ‘Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’ To Unveil a New Exhibit…

The 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will go down on April 7th,…

KING Brought Love, Joy and Warmth To The Kennedy Center Last Night [Photos + Recap]
KING Brought Love, Joy and Warmth To The Kennedy Center Last Night…

Photos by Vickey Ford (Sneakshot) for Okayplayer Plush red carpets line the halls of Washington,…

Common Will Perform a Free Show with The National Symphony Orchestra in DC Tomorrow Night
TIDAL X: Common & The National Symphony Orchestra, Presented by Okayplayer &…

On March 22nd, Common will hit a historic stage with a massive ensemble in our…

Here's 10 Things You Never Knew About Ari Lennox
The Okayplayer Guide to SXSW 2017: A Day-By-Day Breakdown

With the tech and film portions of programming out of the way, it’s time to…

J. Cole Sends Drake on "False Prophets"
One Player’s Opinion: Does J. Cole Need A Cosigned Act On His…

Before we left the year 2016, J. Cole released 4 Your Eyez Only. Full disclosure:…

Bisco Smith MANIFEST at Okay Space Gallery

In March of this year, Okayplayer and Okayafrica launched Okay Space, a multi-use gallery, studio and…

Kanye West
Kanye West Extends Saint Pablo Tour

In case you missed Kanye West on the first go-round, he has extended his Saint…

Alicia Keys Brings Jay Z, Nas And John Mayer To Star-Studded Show In Times Square
The Wu-Tang Clan Brought The Ruckus–& The Surprises–To Day 2 Of Roots…

Day 2 Roots Picnic NY photographs taken by Pip Cowley for Okayplayer. Roots Picnic NY completed…

Church In The Wild: D’Angelo, John Mayer & The Roots Held Service At Day 1 Of Roots Picnic NY
Church In The Wild: D’Angelo, John Mayer & The Roots Held Service…

Day 1 Roots Picnic NY photographs taken by Vickey Ford (SneakShot) for Okayplayer. If you’re…

Stream Chance The Rapper's Epic 'Magnificent Coloring Day' Festival
Stream Chance The Rapper’s Epic ‘Magnificent Coloring Day’ Festival

Chance The Rapper became a star this year with his brilliant album Coloring Book, and today he…

Janelle Monáe FREE CONCERT at SummerStage
Janelle Monáe FREE CONCERT at SummerStage for Capital One Customers

Sponsored post Yup. Capital One© customers are in for a chance to catch an incredible…