Best R&B Videos To Drop Last Week: SZA, Chlöe, Ashanti & More

Last week arrivals from Ashanti, SZA, RINI, and more caught our attention. Ashanti is back with "Falling For You," her… Read More

October 31, 2022

“[He’s] Lied About a Lot of Things:” Ashanti Breaks Her Silence on Irv Gotti

While on Angie Martinez podcast IRL, Ashanti responded to Irv Gotti's allegations that the two were once in a relationship. Ashanti… Read More

October 26, 2022

“It’s Giving Obsessed:” Ashanti Seemingly Calls Out Irv Gotti On “Gotta Move On” Remix

Ashanti appears on the remix to Diddy and Bryson Tiller collaboration "Gotta Move On," allegedly dissing Murder Inc. co-founder Irv… Read More

October 11, 2022

Fat Joe Calls Out Irv Gotti For How He Talked About Ashanti on ‘Drink Champs’

Irv Gotti aired out his alleged relationship with Ashanti on a recent episode of Drink Champs. Irv Gotti's revelation about… Read More

August 9, 2022

ONE Musicfest Will Bring Ms. Lauryn Hill, Lil Baby, Jazmine Sullivan & More to Atlanta

Held from October 8-9 at Central Park in Atlanta, ONE Musicfest will have performances from Jazmine Sullivan, Lil Baby, Rick… Read More

June 22, 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

The Best Moments From Ja Rule & Fat Joe’s Legendary ‘Verzuz’ Battle

Hip-hop won on Wednesday night during the latest Verzuz battle featuring Ja Rule and Fat Joe. Stars including Remy Ma,… Read More

September 15, 2021

The Best Moments From Keyshia Cole & Ashanti’s R&B ‘Verzuz’ Battle

Keyshia Cole and Ashanti finally kicked off their R&B Verzuz battle on Thursday evening, the night was filled with jokes,… Read More

January 22, 2021

Rain, Hail, Sleet Or Snow Won’t Stop Ashanti & Keyshia Cole’s Rescheduled ‘Verzuz’ Battle

The R&B battle between the two talents is set for Thursday, January 21. Following two attempts at rescheduling the Verzuz… Read More

January 13, 2021

R&B Legends Keyshia Cole & Ashanti Will Battle It Out In Next ‘Verzuz’

The singers are set to square off on December 12 at 8 pm ET. 2020 has received another blessing from… Read More

December 4, 2020

DaBaby Unleashes New Album ‘Blame It On Baby’ Featuring Roddy Ricch, Future, Megan Thee Stallion & More

The Charlotte rapper returns with another release, this time around it's stacked with star-studded appearances. DaBaby unleashed his second studio… Read More

April 17, 2020

Star-Studded Soulquarius Music Festival Proves R&B Is Alive And Well [Recap]

Photos from the Soulquarius Music Festival taken by Vickey Ford of Sneakshot for Okayplayer. The inaugural Soulquarius music festival showed… Read More

February 19, 2017

Grab ‘The Hamilton Mixtape’ On Vinyl From The OKP Shop

The Hamilton Mixtape, which is based on the smash hit Broadway play Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda, is now available for pre-order at The… Read More

December 22, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares ‘Hamilton’ Mixtape Track List ft. The Roots, Nas, Jill Scott + More

At the top of the year, Lin-Maneul Miranda promised an expertly-curated encore to his smash Broadway musical Hamilton. Whether this was… Read More

November 3, 2016

Big Grams, Too $hort + More Turn Out The Roots SXSW Super Jam [Exclusive Photos]

Photos by Vickey Ford for Sneakshot and Okayplayer Too $hort, Naughty By Nature, Emily King, Ashanti, Talib Kweli & More… Read More

March 22, 2016