Originals

10 Great Instagram Pages to Check Out if You’re a Crate Digger

If you’re an aspiring crate digger or an experienced collector, here are ten of the best Instagram pages to follow. From the very inception of hip-hop, back in the ’70s, records have been a key part of the culture’s lifeblood. A crate digger would scour record stores and dusty dollar bins or raid their parent’s…

The Round-Up: Best Songs of The Week – ft. Blu & Exile,…
10 Times Police Brutality Struck A Nerve Within Hip-Hop
11 Black-Owned Brands Donating to Black Lives Matter, Grassroots Organizations & George…

For those of you who are looking to give back and wear pieces by diverse…

Here are the Celebrities Who Joined George Floyd, Breonna Taylor Protests

Zendaya, Kehlani, and more joined the protests in solidarity. Over the weekend, protests over police…

Mixtape Monday: Suff Daddy x Eloquent, SHADEEMUS, Ahwlee, Fortes, SMARTBOMB + More

Suff Daddy x Eloquent, SHADEEMUS, Ahwlee, Fortes, SMARTBOMB and more step up this Mixtape Monday.…

The Round-Up: Best Songs of The Week - ft. Georgia Anne Muldrow, Run The Jewels, Conway The Machine and More [Playlist]
The Round-Up: Best Songs of The Week – ft. Georgia Anne Muldrow,…

Updated every Friday, The Round-Up is Okayplayer’s weekly haul of the best songs in the worlds…

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20 Independent Black Artists to Support on #BandcampFriday (June Edition)

Bandcamp’s no-fee Friday returns, just when musicians need it most. Here are 20 Black artists…

From YG to Conway: Artists Have Been Rallying to Produce George Floyd…

Terrace Martin, Denzel Curry, Kamasi Washington, and more have dropped George Floyd Tribute Songs. As…

Don’t Be Fooled By Police Officers Taking A Knee Alongside Protesters

Colin Kaepernick’s nonviolent approach to bringing awareness to police brutality has been co-opted by police…

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Don’t Forget How Your Favorite Celebrity Reacted to This Moment

Black entertainers’ lack of genuine solidarity with radical protesters demonstrates their social insulation and allegiance…

Sean Price Birthed the “Struggle Rapper” on His Classic Debut ‘Monkey Barz’

Released 15 years ago, Monkey Barz was the birth of Sean Price, “the brokest rapper…

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TeaMarrr Details Her Artistry, Soulful Inspirations & Unveils Exploratory EP ‘Before I…

In an exclusive interview, the Los Angeles-based singer shares how she’s been coping with quarantine,…

A Letter From the Editor: Where Okayplayer Stands on Images of Brutality

Dear Okayplayer Family, old and new,   The last few months have been rife with…

The Round-Up: Best Songs of The Week - ft. Sango, Gabriel Garzón-Montano, Freddie Gibbs, and More
The Round-Up: Best Songs of The Week – ft. Sango, Gabriel Garzón-Montano,…

Updated every Friday, The Round-Up is Okayplayer’s weekly haul of the best sings in the world…

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A Definitive Guide: How To Get Into Video Games During The COVID-19…

Video games are thriving amid the COVID-19 pandemic. So Okayplayer has created a guide to answer…