Jay Electronica

Kendrick Lamar Doesn’t Want To Be Considered The “Greatest” Rapper Anymore

In a new interview with Citizen Magazine, Kendrick Lamar talks about finding 'balance' between being an artist and seeking privacy. Kendrick… Read More

August 23, 2022

This UK Rap Duo Has A Song With MF DOOM And Jay Electronica

"Barz Simpson," which features MF DOOM and Jay Electronica, is the first single from UK-based duo White Girl Wasted, ahead… Read More

August 15, 2022

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Kadhja Bonet, Westside Gunn, and More

The Round-Up is Okayplayer’s weekly playlist of the best songs in the worlds of hip-hop and R&B. This week’s set… Read More

September 24, 2021

MF DOOM Makes a Very Brief Appearance on IDK’s New Posse Cut “Red”

IDK's new posse cut features a new, really short verse from MF DOOM. Just hours before releasing his new album,… Read More

July 8, 2021

Erykah Badu, Jay Electronica, Flying Lotus And More To Perform At 2021 Pitchfork Festival

Thundercat, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Danny Brown and others will also be performing at this year's Pitchfork Music Festival. With music… Read More

May 17, 2021

IDK Is Bringing The Late MF DOOM, Jay Electronica & Westside Gunn Together On A Track

MF DOOM had previously appeared on IDK's track "Pizza Shop Extended" alongside Del the Funky Homosapien and Yung Gleesh. IDK… Read More

April 22, 2021

Grammys 2021: The Full List of Winners

Every one of the 2021 Grammys winners. The 63rd annual Grammys are here. And it's one of the most competitive… Read More

March 14, 2021

Jay Electronica Floats Over Nujabes Beats on a New Mash-Up Tape

DJaytiger extends a run of crucial blends. Jay Electronica and Nujabes never got a chance to connect before the producer… Read More

November 29, 2020

Jay Electronica Teases ‘Act II’ Release With ‘Watch The Throne’-Era Kanye Verses

"I would have to get his permission first though," Jay Electronica said. Jay Electronica has teased the possibility of fans… Read More

November 24, 2020

Watch Noname Freestyle Over Jay Electronica’s “Rough Love”

Noname shared the freestyle on Twitter. Noname has shared a freestyle of herself rapping over Jay Electronica's "Rough Love." The… Read More

October 8, 2020

Jay Electronica, The Tale Of Two Debuts & Which One Is Better

Following the official release of Act II: Patents of Nobility (The Turn), the looming question among fans is: Which is… Read More

October 6, 2020

After More Than a Decade, Jay Electronica’s ‘Act II’ Has Been Released

It only took 11 years and a group of opportunistic Discord users. Jay Electronica fans woke up to an unexpected,… Read More

October 4, 2020

Jay Electronica Defends Nick Cannon’s Anti-Semitic Comments with Anti-Semitic Rant

The Written Testimony  rapper referred to a world-renowned Rabbi as a "coward" and a "devil" in a storm of anti-semitic tweets… Read More

July 26, 2020

Okayplayer’s Best Songs of 2020 (So Far…)

As we hit the midway mark of the year, take a look back at Okayplayer's best songs of 2020 so… Read More

July 21, 2020

Okayplayer’s Best Albums of 2020 (So Far…)

We are at the midpoint of 2020 and It's been a crazy, mostly dreadful year. At least the music has… Read More

July 16, 2020

An Examination Of The Islamic References In Jay Electronica’s ‘A Written Testimony’

If there's any rapper who has been consistent with their references to Islam it's Jay Electronica. On his debut album,… Read More

April 8, 2020