Events/Tours

Phife Dawg

ATL: Celebrate The Life & Legacy of Phife @ Songs In The…

Atlanta, here’s your chance to celebrate the life and legacy of the late, great Malik ‘Phife Dawg’ Taylor with Songs in The Key of Phife this Friday (6/17) at 595 North Event Center. The event line up includes DJ sets by Rasta Root, Kemit, Fudge, and special guest appearances. His mother and renowned poet, Cheryl…

Cymande, King And Dave MeHal Bring Diverse Lineup To Summerstage
Cymande, KING & Deva Mehal Made Time Stand Still At Okayplayer’s SummerStage…
Herbie Hancock
NY: Herbie Hancock, Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper Experiment & BADBADNOTGOOD Live (8/11)
Usher x The Roots Surprise Brooklyn w/ A Sneak Preview Of Their Roots Picnic Performance!
Usher x The Roots Surprise Brooklyn w/ A Sneak Preview Of Their…

You already knew the annual Roots Picnic is happening this Saturday (that’s tomorrow!) and will…

Complete Guide Summer Festivals 2016
Festival Frenzy: Okayplayer’s Guide To The Best Music Festivals Of Summer 2016

Budding star Anderson .Paak will continue a breakout year with a busy summer at music…

Morris Day & The Time Announce Plans To Play "Purple Rain" Prince Tribute Show In Baltimore, July 1st.
Morris Day & The Time To Play Prince Tribute In Baltimore, 07/01

Morris Day & The Time have announced plans to play a “Purple Rain” Prince tribute…

MoMA PS1 Warm Up
MoMA PS1 Announce Initial Summer Lineup feat. DJ Premier, Hot Chip, D.R.A.M.,…

Summertime is almost here, so that means it’s time for the return off one of…

Flying Lotus
Flying Lotus Announces Upcoming North American Tour Dates

It looks like the one and only Flying Lotus will be setting off on a…

Kamasi Washington, Pharoah Sanders + Sun Ra Arkestra Form A Jazz Singularity In NYC
Kamasi Washington, Pharoah Sanders + Sun Ra Arkestra Form A Jazz Singularity…

“If this is a dream, please nobody touch me or pinch me – I don’t…

Dizzee Rascal Reveals The Secret History Of 'Boy In Da Corner'
Dizzee Rascal Reveals The Secret History Of ‘Boy In Da Corner’

   Dizzee Rascal tells the story of the LP that put UK Grime on the map.…

DC's Broccoli City Fest Had The World Green w/ Envy
Anderson .Paak, The Internet, Sango + More Brought The Heat To DC…

Photos by Victoria Ford for SneakShot/Okayplayer If there’s any music festival in Washington, DC that…

NYC: A Celebration of Prince @ Fort Greene Park (4/29)

The celebration of the life and music of Prince will continue this weekend in NYC.…

Ice Cube, Tyler The Creator, Flying Lotus To Headline Afropunk Brooklyn 2016
Ice Cube, Tyler The Creator, Flying Lotus To Headline Afropunk Brooklyn 2016

The summer festival lineups continue to pour in, and this morning we have yet another…

New York City Co-Names Street After Phife Dawg Of A Tribe Called Quest
Kanye West, D’Angelo, The Roots, Andre 3000 + More Paid Tribute To…

Photo by Shayan Asgharnia Phife Dawg’s Tribute At The Apollo Was A Wake…But Also A…

Stardust: Esperanza Spalding, Kyp Malone + More Join The Music Of David Bowie Tribute [Night 2 Photos + Recap]
Stardust: Esperanza Spalding, Kyp Malone + More Join The Music Of David…

After the Music of David Bowie tribute kicked off with a spectacular first night at Carnegie…

The Kings Court Tour
The Kings Court Tour feat. Black Milk, Slum Village, Guilty Simpson &…

Over the next month some of the best emcees out of Detroit will be performing…