#ICYMI: All The Things You've Missed On OKP This Week [Apr. 23 - Apr. 29]

#ICYMI: All The Things You've Missed On OKP This Week [Apr. 23 - Apr. 29]


Had a busy week? Of course you did, you’re an American, being put to work for longer hours than you can stand is the American way. Doesn’t mean you should miss out on all the other million cool things that go on in and around the world. With that in mind, we figured we’d keep you up to speed with a weekend recap titled In Case You Missed It (ICYMI for the folks in the back). This weekend’s installment is a compendium of content that features a tribute to one of the greatest musicians alive in Prince Rogers Nelson, more details about DAMN. from Kendrick Lamar and we have a host of other items that you should check out as well.

Don’t get left behind, guys. Catch up with the news you missed out on and don’t forget to follow us @Okayplayer.


Giving Violence A Chance: The L.A. Riots + Black Anger In America

Our very own Elijah C. Watson commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Los Angeles riots by sharing his own thoughts on black anger in America.

L.A. ’92 Directors Speak About Their Visceral New Documentary

We continue our coverage of the wild, but necessary Los Angeles riots as our night editor, Dimas Sanfiorenzo, interviews T.J. Martin and Daniel Lindsay about L.A. ’92.

Dear White People‘s Yvette Lee Bowser Talks Faux Outrage, Being A Showrunner + Living Single Rumors

Our favorite neighborhood managing editor, Kevito Clark, was able to interview the showrunner behind Netflix’s Dear White People. She also answers the hot button question about the ’90s classic sitcom, Living Single.

Ava DuVernay, Questlove + Ben Greenmail Talk Movies, Creativity + More At Pratt

The two of the most hard working creatives in the game sit down with author Ben Greenman to talk about being inspired by their careers + what they would do without it.


SZA Signs With RCA Records, CTRL Only Moments Away From Release

The Maharajah of Melody, SZA, has been steadfast through delay of her project, CTRL, for a good reason: she signed a deal with RCA Records.

Revisit 1999 With This Things Fall Apart Concert Tee

Launching our spring fashion collection, we are unveiling it with a 1999 concert tour tee from The Roots‘ 1999 Grammy Award winning album, Things Fall Apart.

Warner Bros. To Unleash Prince Unreleased Track, “Electric Intercourse”

It’s been a year since Prince has left us and the record labels keep finding a way to push his name out there.

Michelle Obama on Being President: “I Wouldn’t Ask My Children To Do This Again”

When asked if she would ever run for the presidency of the United States, Michelle “Golden Arms” Obama had an interesting retort for the rumor mill.


Stream Gorillaz’ Humanz Album + Get Your Life

The Gorillaz are back with their newest album, which you can listen to here on the link above.

Hear SZA’s New Song “Love Galore” Featuring Travis Scott

To commemorate SZA‘s RCA deal, they release a video and new song for “Love Galore,” which features Travis Scott and is food for your eardrums.

J. Period Celebrates Southernplayalistic Anniversary With OutKast: ReFixed

The homie J. Period drops two projects for the price of one.

Anderson .Paak Connects With ScHoolboy Q + Ty Dolla $ign On “Come Down” Remix

Listen to this funkdafied groove from Anderson .Paak.


Pimps of Joytime Share New Video, “Little Bit of Something”

Williamsburg’s finest has dropped this live acoustic video, which you should check out.

Big Mean Sound Machine Drops “Seeing The Bigger Picture” Video

These funk, live instrumentalist players are looking at the bigger picture in their new video from their latest project.

OutKast’s Big Boi Debuts “Mic Jack” On Jimmy Fallon

The legendary Southern playa, gets ballistic on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and premieres a new song alongside Sleepy Brown.

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