The Alchemist

Watch Freddie Gibbs Freestyle Over Amerie’s “Why Don’t We Fall In Love” On Funk Flex

Over Amerie’s “Why Don’t We Fall in Love," Freddie Gibbs kicks off a new Hot 97 freestyle, referencing R. Kelly… Read More

September 20, 2022

10 New Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of August 26)

Meechy Darko unveils his solo debut Gothic Luxury with Black Thought, Freddie Gibbs, and more featuring stellar production by Dot… Read More

August 26, 2022

Stream Roc Marciano & The Alchemist’s ‘The Elephant Man’s Bones’

Roc Marciano and The Alchemist have joined forces for The Elephant Man's Bones, which features Action Bronson, Boldy James, Ice-T,… Read More

August 26, 2022

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Roc Marciano, Black Thought, 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

August 12, 2022

In Hip-Hop and Beyond: Lamont Dozier

Diving deep into the hit-heavy solo and production catalog of the late Motown legend, Lamont Dozier, whose innumerable classics provided… Read More

August 9, 2022

Danny Brown is the Next Rapper Getting Into the Podcast Game

On Tuesday, Detroit-bred rapper Danny Brown announced that his first podcast The Danny Brown Show will debut May 17th on YMH… Read More

May 11, 2022

Curren$y Celebrates 420 With Surprise Tiny Desk Concert

In front of a chromed-out 1965 Chevy Impala, Curren$y runs through his catalog while blowing smoke in his NPR Tiny… Read More

April 20, 2022

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Vince Staples, Action Bronson, 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

April 8, 2022

ScHoolboy Q Bounces Back With “Soccer Dad”

ScHoolboy Q returns with "Soccer Dad", his first solo single in two years. Before the song's release, Q recently teased… Read More

April 6, 2022

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Benny The Butcher, Fly Anakin, 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

March 11, 2022

Benny The Butcher Leans on The Alchemist & Daringer on ‘Tana Talk 4’

Benny The Butcher releases his first project of 2022, Tana Talk 4, with appearances from J. Cole, Diddy and more. Four… Read More

March 11, 2022

Conway The Machine Finally Makes His Shady Records Debut with ‘God Don’t Make Mistakes’

His Shady Records debut, new Conway the Machine album God Don't Make Mistakes features Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Jill Scott, T.I. and… Read More

February 25, 2022

Currensy & The Alchemist Bring that ‘Covert Coup’ Feeling to ‘Continuance’

In 13 tracks, Currensy and The Alchemist return with new collaborative tape, Continuance their third full-length album in six years.… Read More

February 18, 2022

Best Music Videos Of The Week: Pusha T, Marcel Allen, Boldy James & More

The best new music videos of the week include selects by Pusha T, Marcel Allen, Boldy James, Amaarae, and more.… Read More

February 11, 2022

Mixtape Monday: Best of 2021 feat. Wiki, Terry Presume, Navy Blue, Eddie Kaine, Moor Mother, Pink Siifu + More

Wiki, Terry Presume, Navy Blue, Eddie Kaine, Moor Mother, Pink Siifu and more are The Best of 2021. The 2021… Read More

January 3, 2022

13 New Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of December 17)

The end of the year is swiftly approaching. A few of our selects for today's New Music Friday include Roddy… Read More

December 17, 2021