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Best Songs of The Week: ft. Tierra Whack, Common, Alchemist and More…

The Round-Up playlist is Okayplayer’s weekly haul of the best songs in the worlds of hip-hop and R&B. This week’s set features new music from Tierra Whack, Common, The Alchemist, Busta Rhymes, Black Grapefruit, and more. Scroll through selections from our latest sequence below and subscribe to Okayplayer’s Spotify channel today. Alchemist – “Cigarette Drum Machine” An…

13 New Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Listen To Right Now…
Farah X Went From Editing Music Videos to Directing Hip-Hop Documentaries Centered…
Different Generations of AKAs Weigh In On The Impact of Kamala Harris 

All Alpha Kappa Alphas share a connection with Kamala Harris, but vary on their stance…

How Hip-Hop Has Aided The Meteoric Rise of K-Pop

Though K-pop has become its own genre, there’s no denying the clear hip-hop and R&B…

28 Black-Owned Streetwear And Fashion Brands You Should Be Supporting Right Now
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For those of you who are looking to wear pieces by diverse designers, we’ve rounded…

Mixtape Monday: clipping, Malik Elijah, earoh, Ill Scholars, Fat Tony + More

clipping., Malik Elijah, earoh, Ill Scholars, Fat Tony and more raise the bar this Mixtape…

The Essentials: Record Store Day 2020 (October Edition)

October’s Record Store Day festivities are upon us and the drops span the gamut of…

‘Bad Hair’ Is A Fascinating Horror Film Undone By Mixed Messaging

Justin Simien’s new horror movie Bad Hair falters as it tries to understand Black women…

Best Songs of The Week: ft. VanJess, Caleb Giles and More [Playlist]

The Round-Up playlist is Okayplayer’s weekly haul of the best songs in the worlds of…

13 New Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Listen To Right Now…

  We have the best new rap and R&B album releases of the week, featuring…

DJ Enuff Speaks About The Lost Notorious B.I.G. Freestyle He Had in…

We spoke with DJ Enuff about The Notorious B.I.G.’s induction into the Rock and Roll…

What is the Future For Black Sex Workers on OnlyFans?

Over the last couple of months, celebrities and influencers have rushed to OnlyFans, utilizing the…

Mixtape Monday: Homeboy Sandman, Teller Bank$, zoomo, Donald Mayhem, Open Mike Eagle…

\ Homeboy Sandman, Teller Bank$, zoomo, Donald Mayhem, Open Mike Eagle and more mix things…

Cardi B — Hip-Hop’s Most Refreshing Political Pundit

Cardi B’s politics have resonated with her fans and Democratic figures. It’s because she’s struck…

10 New Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Listen to Right Now…

We have the best new rap and R&B releases of the week, featuring artists like…