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 an interview with the legendary music executive Clive Davis, a review of Puff Daddy’s new film Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: The Bad Boy Story, news about Erykah Badu‘s world tour, and 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.
On March 3rd, 1991, George Holiday recorded four officers beating Rodney King. That footage quickly went viral. Here’s how it happened.
Our managing editor Kevito Clark sat down with Clive Davis. The “Father of the Modern Music Business” talked about his blessings, his criticisms and his thoughts on Chance The Rapper + Kanye West.
Writer Priscilla Ward shares her thoughts + insights on Puff Daddy’s standout Tribeca film, Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: The Bad Boy Story.
The Bull City plays host to its annual Art of Cool festival in its revitalized downtown district, with acts George Clinton, Terrace Martin + more going in.
Erykah Badu‘s Badu Vs. Everythang Tour 2017 A.D. will begin this month at Birmingham, Alabama’s Funk Fest, and end with a series of performances in Japan.
The Trump Administration will end the “Let Girls Learn” program, which Michelle Obama started in 2015 to “facilitate educational opportunities for girls.”
This year’s Made In America festival is taking place on September 2-3 at Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
We will let you decide for yourself how to feel about this cover of Childish Gambino‘s “Redbone” by CeeLo Green.
TLC dropped “Haters,” their new single. They also released the tracklist and title for their Kickstarter-funded new album.
If you’re not familiar with H.E.R. then you need to do your Googles. She has released “Say It Again,” which is a song that will be on H.E.R. Vol. 2.
LA four-piece, no suits, dream in funk, pop and r&b on their debut EP Virgin.
Directed by Sam Bailey — the music video for “Holy” is Jamila Woods‘ declaration of self-love and self-preservation, fueled by optimism and #BlackGirlMagic.
Big Sean‘s “Light” isn’t an official single, but the rapper decided to release a video for it anyway. The powerful video addresses gun violence.
We finally get to see what happens when the stories of Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist combine for Netflix’s The Defenders show.