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The Game Disses Eminem On New Track “The Black Slim Shady”

On new album Drillmatic: Heart Vs. Mind, The Game calls out rival Eminem on 10-minute track "The Black Slim Shady."… Read More

August 12, 2022

Nicki Minaj Channels Rick James On New Single “Super Freaky Girl”

Sampling Rick James' 1981 hit "Super Freak," Nicki Minaj has released her long-awaited new single "Super Freaky Girl." Nicki Minaj dives… Read More

August 12, 2022

Drake Postpones Young Money Reunion After Catching COVID-19

Due to having COVID, Drake has postponed the Young Money Reunion. Drake has not yet announced new dates. The Young… Read More

August 1, 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

Funk Flex & Conway The Machine Are Going Back & Forth

After Conway The Machine called out New York DJs for "gatekeeping," Funk Flex responded to the Griselda rapper in an… Read More

July 12, 2022

10 DJ Drama Mixtapes That Defined the Golden Era of Gangsta Grillz

Take a look back at DJ Drama's wildly influential Gangsta Grillz mixtape series, the soundtrack to the DatPiff era of… Read More

July 12, 2022

Latto Brings Out Mariah Carey for “Big Energy” During the BET Awards 2022

While performing "It's Givin" and "Big Energy" remix during the BET Awards 2022, Latto was joined by Mariah Carey and… Read More

June 26, 2022

Brandy Jokingly Responds to Jack Harlow Snub: “I Will Murk This Dude”

After Jack Harlow appeared on Hot97 and was unable to identify Brandy by her 1998 song "Angel in Disguise," the… Read More

May 17, 2022

New Jersey Rapper Accuses Kendrick Lamar of Plagiarizing ‘The Heart Part 5’ Video Concept

New Jersey rapper AK claims that the deepfake concept behind Kendrick Lamar video "The Heart Part 5" was stolen from… Read More

May 9, 2022

Jack Harlow Drops ‘Come Home the Kids Miss You’, Pharrell, Drake, Lil Wayne

Two years since That's What They All Say, Jack Harlow is back with Come Home the Kids Miss You, featuring Drake,… Read More

May 6, 2022

Dreamville Has Dropped a ‘Gangsta Grillz’ Mixtape

Just days ahead of the second Dreamville Festival, J. Cole has announced an inaugural Dreamville Gangsta Grill mixtape hosted by… Read More

March 31, 2022

Latto Said She “Kind of [Wishes]” She Never Spoke About Being Sexually Harassed By Unnamed Rapper

On The Breakfast Club, Latto discussed her recent comments on being sexually harassed by an unnamed artist who's featured on… Read More

March 23, 2022

Nas, 50 Cent & More Give AZ His Flowers in New Documentary

On Wednesday, a first trailer for 'Jewels, Gems & Treasures' was released. Featuring Nas and 50 Cent, the film will… Read More

March 10, 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

Conway The Machine Finally Makes His Shady Records Debut with ‘God Don’t Make Mistakes’

His Shady Records debut, new Conway the Machine album God Don't Make Mistakes features Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Jill Scott, T.I. and… Read More

February 25, 2022

Stream Cordae’s New Album ‘From Birds Eye View,’ Feat. Stevie Wonder, Eminem & More

On his sophomore album From a Birds Eye View, Cordae is in good company with features from H.E.R., Eminem, Gunna, Lil… Read More

January 14, 2022