J. Cole

J. Cole Connects with BTS Member J-Hope on New Single “On the Street”

J. Cole has dropped a new single with BTS member J-Hope, titled "On the Street," just days after the Dreamville… Read More

March 3, 2023

J. Cole, Drake, Usher & Burna Boy to Headline Dreamville Festival 2023

J.Cole has announced the lineup for Dreamville Festival in Raleigh, North Carolina headlined by himself, Drake, Burna Boy and Usher.… Read More

February 28, 2023

Dreamville & Daily Paper Link Up For Capsule Collection

J. Cole's Dreamville Records and clothing line Daily Paper have collaborated for a new university-inspired capsule collection. J. Cole's Dreamville… Read More

February 24, 2023

Cordae Says He Has a J. Cole-Produced Project with Anderson .Paak

Rapper Cordae says he's recorded a project worth of material with Anderson .Paak, all of which were produced by J.… Read More

January 26, 2023

Cordae Announces Anderson .Paak Collaboration, Produced By J. Cole

With production from J. Cole, upcoming Cordae single "Two Tens" will also feature Anderson .Paak and releases January 25. Soon-to-be… Read More

January 19, 2023

J. Cole Searched “J. Cole Type Beat” on YouTube & Recorded This Track

After collaborating on singles with BIA, Smino and more last year, J. Cole returns with new single "Procrastination (Broke)." It… Read More

January 19, 2023

23 Albums Okayplayer Can’t Wait to Hear in 2023

There are a gang of highly anticipated new albums that we will rush to consume. Here are 23 projects we… Read More

January 10, 2023

Fans Think J. Cole Is Preparing to Drop A New Album

J. Cole has cleared out his Instagram, leading fans to believe that the Dreamville Records founder is releasing a new… Read More

January 3, 2023

The 20 Best Rap Verses of 2022

Our list of best rap verses features a wide spectrum of rappers finding new ways to flip language and flows.… Read More

December 28, 2022

Best Hip-Hop Videos To Drop Last Week: Drake, 21 Savage, Smino & More

Last week was filled with video releases from Drake, Smino, Quavo and Lil Baby. Drake and 21 Savage reveal a… Read More

November 7, 2022

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Smino, Freddie Gibbs, 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

September 30, 2022

Ari Lennox, Dreamville’s First Lady, Isn’t An Underdog Anymore

In this installment of Ari Lennox's artistic journey, age/sex/location, her honest and relatable second album sheds light on the tribulations… Read More

September 16, 2022

Ari Lennox Goes Deep On New Album ‘age/sex/location’

Ari Lennox has released her sophomore album age/sex/location with guest appearances from Summer Walker, Chlöe and Lucky Daye. Ari Lennox is back… Read More

September 9, 2022

Ari Lennox Drops ‘age/sex/location’ Appetizer, the ‘Away Message’ EP

One day prior to the release of her sophomore album age/sex/location, Ari Lennox released five-track surprise EP Away Message. Ari… Read More

September 1, 2022

Ari Lennox Drops New Summer Walker-Assisted Track ‘Queen Space’

Ari Lennox has dropped new single "Queen Space" featuring Summer Walker, due to appear on her sophomore album age/sex/location. Ari… Read More

August 31, 2022

J.I.D Offers New Single “2007” Featuring His Father, J. Cole & Ibrahim “Ib” Hamad

J.I.D has released new single "2007"  featuring his father, Carl Louis Route Jr., J. Cole and Dreamville Records president Ibrahim… Read More

August 19, 2022