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De La Soul Discusses Classic Albums Finally Hitting Streaming, New Music And More

De La Soul spoke to Billboard about their back catalog finally hitting streaming, relevance in rap, and more. De La… Read More

January 4, 2023

Ab-Soul Drops Heartfelt Fifth Studio Album ‘Herbert’

Ab-Soul has released his long-awaited fifth album Herbert, which features Joey Bada$$, Jhené Aiko, Big Sean, Russ, Ambré and more. Ab-Soul… Read More

December 16, 2022

Best Videos To Drop Last Week: Benny The Butcher, Drake, Armani White & More

Last week was filled with some heavy hitters, music video drops from Drake to Benny The Butcher caught our attention. … Read More

August 8, 2022

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Steve Lacy, DJ Premier, 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

July 15, 2022

9 Hip-Hop, R&B & Pop Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week Of July 15)

Steve Lacy finally rolls out a new album, Gemini Rights. Lizzo returns with Special, her newest album. This week there… Read More

July 15, 2022

DJ Premier Kicks Off #HipHop50 Project with New EP Feat. Nas, Slick Rick, & More

Celebrating five decades of hip-hop, the #HipHop50 project is set to kick off a series of ten EPs. The first… Read More

July 11, 2022

Best Videos To Drop Last Week: Nas, Tyler, the Creator, Summer Walker & More

Last week, the best videos came from Nas, Tyler, the Creator, Dreezy, and more. In case you missed all of… Read More

March 28, 2022

Watch Nas, A$AP Rocky DJ Premier Link in “Wave Gods” Video

Nas releases a visual for "Wave Gods" featuring A$AP Rocky and DJ Premier, from his 9-track collaborative project with Hit-Boy,… Read More

March 23, 2022

Mixtape Monday: Che Noir, QThree, Starker x Al.divino, Ace SL, Allah Preme x Mallori Knox + More

Che Noir, QThree, Starker x Al.divino, Ace SL, Allah Preme x Mallori Knox and more this Mixtape Monday. Che Noir… Read More

January 24, 2022

Nas & Hit-Boy Drop New Project ‘Magic,’ Feat. DJ Premier & A$AP Rocky

Nas and Hit-Boy have teamed up for a new project called 'Magic.' The EP, which is their third together, features… Read More

December 24, 2021

How the Sample Snitch Won

Hip-hop's code of silence pits producers against an obsessively resourceful block of fans. With the crate-digging community thriving online, there’s… Read More

August 20, 2021

DJ Premier Drops New Gang Starr Track “Glowing Mic”

The new Gang Starr track will be featured on the instrumental version of One of the Best Yet. It's been… Read More

December 10, 2020

Black Thought, DJ Premier and More Team Up as the Supergroup Dopamine

Black Thought dropped the news during an interview with The Crate 808 podcast. It's been a pretty busy year for Black Thought.… Read More

December 10, 2020

DJ Premier Recalls How Canibus Passed on The Beat for D’Angelo’s “Devil’s Pie”

Premier also discussed his first encounters with Nas, JAY-Z, and Biggie, in a new interview. Canibus had an unintended role… Read More

December 6, 2020

Public Enemy Drops Their First Album With Def Jam in 26 Years

Public Enemy frontman Chuck D spoke with Billboard about the album. On Friday, Public Enemy dropped their 15th studio album, What You Gonna… Read More

September 25, 2020

Conway the Machine Drops ‘From King to a GOD’ Album

Conway is now on his third release of the year so far. Griselda Records continues its hot streak on Friday,… Read More

September 11, 2020