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Okayplayer’s 22 Best Songs of 2022

Whether the genre was hip-hop or R&B or punk or Afrobeats or all of the above, our favorite songs of… Read More

December 22, 2022

Okayplayer’s 22 Best Albums of 2022

While the music was constantly good in 2022 — sometimes even great — there weren't many game changers. Here are… Read More

December 20, 2022

Kelly Rowland Defends Chris Brown From Booing At the AMAs

After an absent Chris Brown was awarded Favorite Male R&B Artist, Kelly Rowland defended the singer, accepting the trophy on… Read More

November 21, 2022

Joyce Wrice Wows In Her NPR Tiny Desk Concert Debut

Joyce Wrice joins the NPR Tiny Desk Concert series, performing fan favorites from her debut album Overgrown and her new EP Motive. Joyce… Read More

October 18, 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

9 New Hip-Hop, R&B & Alt Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of September 9)

Musical chameleon Santigold releases Spirituals, an exuberant and energetic album.  Ari Lennox’s highly anticipated sophomore album age/sex/location is finally here.… Read More

September 9, 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

8 Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of August 12)

Alicia Keys, Megan Thee Stallion and The Game offer long-awaited albums this week, along with Lil Zay Osama, Rod Wave… Read More

August 12, 2022

Megan Thee Stallion Releases Sophomore Album ‘Traumazine’

Following her 2020 debut album Good News, Megan Thee Stallion bares all on her sophomore release Traumazine. After confirming earlier this… Read More

August 12, 2022

Fans Inside (and Outside) the BeyHive Are Loving Beyonce’s ‘Renaissance’

BeyHive members are praising seventh Beyoncé album Renaissance, which released on Friday with features from Tems, Grace Jones and Beam.… Read More

July 29, 2022

The BeyHive Is Divided About Beyoncé’s ‘Renaissance’ Album Getting Leaked

Two days before the expected release of seventh Beyoncé album Renaissance, songs from the album were unveiled online. The BeyHive is… Read More

July 28, 2022

Beyoncé Collaborated with Pharrell, Raphael Saddiq, Syd & More on Her ‘Renaissance’ Album

Beyoncé shared the tracklist for her upcoming new album via Instagram Story on Wednesday. After announcing Renaissance last month, Beyoncé has now… Read More

July 20, 2022

Here’s 5 Theories About Beyoncé’s Forthcoming Album ‘Renaissance’

With Beyoncé announcing her seventh album Renaissance for a July 29th release, here's five theories we have about the project. Beyoncé is… Read More

June 16, 2022

Earl Sweatshirt, Burna Boy, The Roots & More to Perform at AFROPUNK 2022

Returning to Brooklyn from September 10-11, AFROPUNK 2022 will feature Earl Sweatshirt, Burna Boy, The Roots Freddie Gibbs and more.… Read More

June 14, 2022

Listen to 6LACK Cover Yasiin Bey’s Classic “Umi Says”

As part of the second annual “Juneteenth 2022: Freedom Songs," 6LACK covers the 1999 Yasiin Bey classic "Umi Says" from… Read More

June 10, 2022

Pharrell Connects With Tyler, the Creator & 21 Savage On “Cash In, Cash Out”

Ahead of music festival Something In the Water, Pharrell Williams recruits Tyler, the Creator and 21 Savage on single "Cash… Read More

June 10, 2022