Okayplayer’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide: Black Designers, Culture, Tech & More

This year our holiday gift guide includes pieces by Theophilio, Fear of God, Hanifa, Bephie's Beauty Supply, T.A., Char Workroom,… Read More

December 8, 2021

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Silk Sonic, Kendrick Lamar, 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

November 5, 2021

12 New Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week Of November 5th)

This week, we have new albums from Summer Walker — one of the more exciting young singers — and Diana… Read More

November 5, 2021

Best Music Videos Of The Week: Baby Tate, Aminé, Ivy Sole & More

The best new music videos of the week include selects by Baby Tate, Ivy Sole, Monaleo, and more. Videos that… Read More

October 29, 2021

Best Rap Videos of The Week: 21 Savage, Metro Boomin, Vince Staples, Fousheé & More

Our favorites of the week include clips from Vince Staples, Metro Boomin, 21 Savage and more. Fousheé's "clap for him"… Read More

July 16, 2021

A$AP Rocky, Megan Thee Stallion, and Billie Eilish Announced As Governors Ball 2021 Headliners

The Governors Ball 2021 will also feature Post Malone, 21 Savage, DaBaby, Burna Boy, Earthgang, Princess Nokia, and Teamarr. The… Read More

May 4, 2021

13 New Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Listen To Right Now (Week Of Dec. 4)

This week, there's new hip-hop albums from Rico Nasty, Yung Baby Tate, Steve Lacy, Blxst, Aminé, and more. There is… Read More

December 4, 2020

Questlove, Andre 3000, Aminé and More Join Planned Parenthood Voting Campaign

The three artists are part of hundreds aligning themselves with Planned Parenthood. On Wednesday, Planned Parenthood published full-page advertisements in… Read More

October 28, 2020

Rico Nasty Drops the Glamorously Deranged Video for “Own It”

A new Rico Nasty project, Nightmare Vacation, is coming soon. On Thursday, Maryland MC Rico Nasty dropped the video for a… Read More

September 17, 2020

Summer 2020 Is Being Lived Through Rap Music Videos

During the rise of COVID-19, we've looked to art as a means of comfort and escape. So it's understandable that… Read More

September 7, 2020

Prosecutors’ Plea Deal Named Breonna Taylor As Part Of Boyfriend’s Drug Operation

The plea deal was made four months after Breonna Taylor passed. One of the attorneys representing the family of Breonna… Read More

August 31, 2020

Disclosure Drops New Single “Birthday” Featuring Kehlani and Syd

The track appears on the new Disclosure album Energy. Just a few months after the release of their EP Ecstasy, electronic duo… Read More

August 28, 2020

R. Kelly Was Allegedly Attacked By A Frustrated Cellmate

According to TMZ, the cellmate was angry about the prison being on lockdown due to R. Kelly protestors. TMZ is… Read More

August 27, 2020

Stream the New Aminè Album ‘Limbo,’ Featuring Young Thug, Charlie Wilson, and More

The project is the first release from Aminè since the 2018 EP OnePointFive. Friday's new wave of releases has brought… Read More

August 7, 2020

Best Songs of The Week – ft. Jamila Woods, Aminé, Swarvy, and More [Playlist]

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… Read More

August 7, 2020

Frank Ocean’s Younger Brother Reportedly Killed in Fiery Car Accident

At the moment, the cause of the crash is being investigated. Frank Ocean’s younger brother, Ryan Breaux has reportedly died… Read More

August 3, 2020