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… Read More

December 10, 2019

Camp Flog Gnaw is a Utopia for All The Flower Boys and Girls [Recap]

Clothing, cartoons, festivals... oh my! Tyler, THE CREATOR. Just two days after opening his Golf Wang flagship store in Los… Read More

October 31, 2017

Erykah Badu and Truth Health Culture Will Toast to 3 Years of NYC’s ‘Soul in The Horn’ Party

Celebrating three years of expert selections and curations in downtown NYC For nearly three years now, Soul In The Horn has brought… Read More

August 1, 2017

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 to the Guggenheim for last… Read More

May 19, 2017

UPDATE: Tickets for Janet Jackson’s ‘State of the World’ Tour Are Now on Sale

UPDATE: Tickets for Janet Jackson's massive State of the World comeback tour are now available. The tour has 56 dates and will… Read More

May 5, 2017

The ‘Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’ To Unveil a New Exhibit Honoring 2017 Inductees

The 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will go down on April 7th, at the Barclays Center in… Read More

March 29, 2017

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

Photos by Vickey Ford (Sneakshot) for Okayplayer Plush red carpets line the halls of Washington, DC's Kennedy Center. The goliath… Read More

March 22, 2017

TIDAL X: Common & The National Symphony Orchestra, Presented by Okayplayer & Kennedy Center

On March 22nd, Common will hit a historic stage with a massive ensemble in our nation's capital. For the first… Read More

March 21, 2017

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 set our sights to SXSW’s… Read More

March 13, 2017

One Player’s Opinion: Does J. Cole Need A Cosigned Act On His Next Album?

Before we left the year 2016, J. Cole released 4 Your Eyez Only. Full disclosure: I have it and have… Read More

February 17, 2017

Bisco Smith MANIFEST at Okay Space Gallery

In March of this year, Okayplayer and Okayafrica launched Okay Space, a multi-use gallery, studio and activation site located in Williamsburg,… Read More

November 25, 2016

Kanye West Extends Saint Pablo Tour

In case you missed Kanye West on the first go-round, he has extended his Saint Pablo Tour. We already knew… Read More

October 19, 2016

The Wu-Tang Clan Brought The Ruckus–& The Surprises–To Day 2 Of Roots Picnic NY

Day 2 Roots Picnic NY photographs taken by Pip Cowley for Okayplayer. Roots Picnic NY completed its first year this past… Read More

October 3, 2016

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

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

October 2, 2016

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 continues his 2016 reign… Read More

September 24, 2016

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 special live show featuring performances by Janelle… Read More

September 12, 2016