Jay Electronica

Jay Electronica Floats Over Nujabes Beats on a New Mash-Up Tape

DJaytiger extends a run of crucial blends. Jay Electronica and Nujabes never got a chance to connect before the producer… Read More

November 29, 2020

Jay Electronica Teases ‘Act II’ Release With ‘Watch The Throne’-Era Kanye Verses

"I would have to get his permission first though," Jay Electronica said. Jay Electronica has teased the possibility of fans… Read More

November 24, 2020

Watch Noname Freestyle Over Jay Electronica’s “Rough Love”

Noname shared the freestyle on Twitter. Noname has shared a freestyle of herself rapping over Jay Electronica's "Rough Love." The… Read More

October 8, 2020

Jay Electronica, The Tale Of Two Debuts & Which One Is Better

Following the official release of Act II: Patents of Nobility (The Turn), the looming question among fans is: Which is… Read More

October 6, 2020

After More Than a Decade, Jay Electronica’s ‘Act II’ Has Been Released

It only took 11 years and a group of opportunistic Discord users. Jay Electronica fans woke up to an unexpected,… Read More

October 4, 2020

Jay Electronica Defends Nick Cannon’s Anti-Semitic Comments with Anti-Semitic Rant

The Written Testimony  rapper referred to a world-renowned Rabbi as a "coward" and a "devil" in a storm of anti-semitic tweets… Read More

July 26, 2020

Okayplayer’s Best Songs of 2020 (So Far…)

As we hit the midway mark of the year, take a look back at Okayplayer's best songs of 2020 so… Read More

July 21, 2020

Okayplayer’s Best Albums of 2020 (So Far…)

We are at the midpoint of 2020 and It's been a crazy, mostly dreadful year. At least the music has… Read More

July 16, 2020

An Examination Of The Islamic References In Jay Electronica’s ‘A Written Testimony’

If there's any rapper who has been consistent with their references to Islam it's Jay Electronica. On his debut album,… Read More

April 8, 2020

“We Was Waiting on Four Bars For a Month!” Swizz Beatz on Working With Jay Electronica

  Swizz talked with Elliott Wilson about the making of A Written Testimony. To say Jay Electronica is meticulous with his… Read More

March 26, 2020

Joe Budden Addresses Jay Electronica Twitter Back And Forth On Podcast

Budden continued to critique Electronica's debut album, as well as addressed his Twitter back and forth with the New Orleans… Read More

March 18, 2020

“May Allah Bless Your Career As A Journalist”: Jay Electronica Responds To Joe Budden’s Critique Of His New Album

Joe Budden offered his thoughts on Jay Electronica's A Written Testimony album on the latest episode of The Joe Budden Podcast. On the… Read More

March 17, 2020

Beyonce Shot the Album Art for Jay Electronica’s ‘A Written Testimony’ Album

  The picture is reportedly Beyonce's private pool. The story of the weekend--in hip-hop, at least--was Jay Electronica finally releasing… Read More

March 16, 2020

Jay Electronica and Pete Rosenberg are Sparring Over a Controversial Line from ‘A Written Testimony’

A debate erupts over the rapper's use of a New Testament reference. Jay Electronica and Pete Rosenberg had a brief,… Read More

March 15, 2020

Jay-Z Fires Back at Critics of NFL Deal: “Why Would I Sell Out? I’m Already Rich”

  "Got more money than Goodell, a whole NFL bench" On Friday morning, Jay Electronica released his long-awaited debut album, A… Read More

March 13, 2020

Questlove, Lupe Fiasco, 9th Wonder & More React To Jay Electronica’s ‘A Written Testimony’

Jay Electronica's highly-anticipated debut album dropped late Friday morning. After 10 years of waiting, Jay Electronica has finally released his… Read More

March 13, 2020