Herbie Hancock

Rakim & Bilal to Perform New York City Shows for the Blue Note Jazz Festival

In June, Blue Note Jazz Festival will hold special engagements at Sony Hall, with performances from Bilal and Rakim featuring… Read More

May 13, 2022

10 Obscure and Overlooked Blaxploitation Film Soundtracks You Need To Hear

There are many Blaxploitation film soundtracks that have either gone overlooked or followed their namesake title into the shadows of… Read More

February 18, 2022

J. Cole Will Headline Bonnaroo 2022

Bonnaroo 2022 has announced its full lineup. J. Cole, 21 Savage, and Roddy Ricch will headline the three-day festival in… Read More

January 11, 2022

James Mtume of Trailblazing R&B Group Mtume Has Died

James Mtume, legendary jazz and soul composer and frontman of R&B group Mtume, died on Sunday at the age of… Read More

January 10, 2022

Kandace Springs Returns With Introspective Jazz Album ‘The Women Who Raised Me’

The release comes two years after her last project Indigo. Kandace Springs returns to unveil her latest jazz album The… Read More

March 27, 2020

Watch Lupe Fiasco Perform “Kick Push” with Robert Glasper and Herbie Hancock Live in LA

The Chicago rapper joins a roster of jazz all-stars to run through a couple of classics. Ahead of this year's… Read More

February 9, 2020

Herbie Hancock’s New Album To Feature Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus, Common And More

Herbie Hancock is getting the best of the best for an upcoming new album. Hancock's as-yet-untitled album will feature guest… Read More

March 5, 2018

Read A Book (Or 10): Okayplayer’s Fall 2014 Reading List Of Must-Buy Books

Whether you're looking for the best hip hop books, books by Black authors, or the best new music writing, you'll… Read More

November 28, 2014