Ari Lennox

Babyface to Release ‘Girls Night Out’ Album Featuring Ella Mai, Kehlani & More

As his Capitol Records debut, Babyface will release new album Girls Night Out with features from Ella Mai, Kehlani, Ari Lennox… Read More

June 29, 2022

The BET Awards 2022: Full List of Winners

A live rundown of winners during the BET Awards 2022. Check back for an updated list of winners throughout the… Read More

June 26, 2022

How R&B Allows Black Women To Express Their Sexuality

R&B allows Black women to explore a part of themselves that is often too taboo to touch on, in both… Read More

June 8, 2022

9 New Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of June 3)

Arin Ray has unleashed Hello Poison, a steamy and romantic album. Vory also releases his debut album Lost Souls.  Arin… Read More

June 3, 2022

Broccoli City Festival 2022 Makes a Star-Studded Return with Ari Lennox, Wale & Summer Walker

Broccoli City Festival 2022 amplified the voices of women dominating contemporary R&B. DMV pride was on full display last weekend… Read More

May 11, 2022

7 New Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of April 15)

Singer Tanerélle EP 82 Moons has surfaced and it's a standout amongst this week's releases. SAULT also releases a strong effort,… Read More

April 15, 2022

The Second Dreamville Fest is Proof J. Cole’s Festival is Here to Stay

The second Dreamville Festival featured performances from Ari Lennox, Lil Baby, Wale, Rico Nasty, Ja Rule and Ashanti, and, of… Read More

April 4, 2022

Mixtape Monday: SCVTTERBRVIN, DJ Drama x Dreamville, WateRR, Josiah The Gift, YL x Zoomo + More

SCVTTERBRVIN, DJ Drama x Dreamville, WateRR, Josiah The Gift, YL x Zoomo and more this Mixtape Monday. SCVTTERBRVIN is back… Read More

April 4, 2022

7 Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of April 1)

Alex Isley and Jack Dine's Marigold is a dreamy listen that arrived earlier this week. Additional drops this week that… Read More

April 1, 2022

J. Cole’s Dreamville Festival 2022 Will Feature a Gangsta Grillz Dedication Feat. Lil Wayne, Jeezy & T.I.

J. Cole, Dreamville Records and more return to Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh on April 2nd-3rd for the Dreamville Festival… Read More

March 2, 2022

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Robert Glasper, EARTHGANG, 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

February 25, 2022

13 New Hip-Hop, R&B & Alt Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of February 25)

Robert Glasper returns with Black Radio III this week. And, Dreamer Isioma unleashes Goodnight Dreamer, a robust, experimental project. The… Read More

February 25, 2022

Summer Walker, Ari Lennox to Headline Broccoli City 2022

Broccoli City Festival returns to RFK Festival Grounds in DC with appearances from 21 Savage, Ari Lennox, Gunna, Summer Walker… Read More

February 1, 2022

Ari Lennox Ask to Be Dropped From Her Music Labels: “I Want to Be Free”

On Sunday, Ari Lennox tweeted that she wanted off Dreamville Records and Interscope, also proclaiming that she'd never do another… Read More

January 24, 2022

Ari Lennox & Summer Walker: The Yin & Yang of R&B

Though the two are very different, Ari Lennox and Summer Walker stand out in the upper echelon of R&B because… Read More

January 4, 2022

Ari Lennox Arrested at Amsterdam Airport, Claims She was Racially Profiled by Airline

Dutch military police arrested Ari Lennox at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on Monday morning. Ari Lennox is being detained in Amsterdam… Read More

November 29, 2021