Madlib

Just Blaze Shows Off Unreleased Music From JAY-Z, Ghostface Killah & More

While sharing a set of photos on Instagram, producer Just Blaze unearthed never-before-heard material from JAY-Z, Madlib and more. Former… Read More

January 18, 2023

4 New Hip-Hop Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of January 13)

Madlib and Declaime drop off their collaborative album In The Beginning Vol. 3 and the House Party soundtrack also arrives… Read More

January 13, 2023

Madlib & Mark Ronson Pair Up for Coca-Cola’s “Recycled Records”

Coca-Cola has teamed up with production legends Madlib and Mark Ronson for new interactive music campaign "Recycled Records." Madlib and… Read More

December 14, 2022

Record Store Day 2022 Essentials: The Black Friday Edition

The Black Friday installment of Record Store Day 2022 is upon us, featuring exclusive pressings of classic, new and obscure… Read More

November 23, 2022

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Madlib, Liv.e, 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

November 18, 2022

Freddie Gibbs Is Done Selling His Soul

Freddie Gibbs spoke with Okayplayer about his first major label release $oul $old $eparately, his love for Rick James, and… Read More

November 9, 2022

Did Madlib Part Ways with Longtime Partner Eothen “Egon” Alapatt?

Rumors of Madlib and Egon splitting up began in Spring 2022 when the producer was gearing up to release his… Read More

September 26, 2022

In Hip-Hop and Beyond: Ramsey Lewis

Across decades and dozens of studio albums, pianist and composer, Ramsey Lewis, explored the intersections of jazz and pop music.… Read More

September 14, 2022

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Freddie Gibbs, Real Bad Man, 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 2, 2022

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Larry June, The Last Artful, Dodgr 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

August 19, 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

In Hip-Hop and Beyond: Lamont Dozier

Diving deep into the hit-heavy solo and production catalog of the late Motown legend, Lamont Dozier, whose innumerable classics provided… Read More

August 9, 2022

Maxo Returns With Madlib-Produced Single”48″

Maxo has released new Madlib-produced single "48" featuring Pink Siifu from his forthcoming sophomore album Even God Has A Sense… Read More

August 3, 2022

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Westside Gunn, Brent Faiyaz, 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 8, 2022

Logic Explains the Delay of His Madlib Album, ‘MadGic’

Logic says that his collaborative album with Madlib, entitled MadGic, was caused by beats that Madlib made when she was… Read More

June 22, 2022

Dave Chappelle, Black Star & Donnell Rawlings ‘Drink Champs’ Episode On Hold

Black Star, Dave Chappelle and Donnell Rawlings were set to appear on podcast Drink Champs last month, but the episode… Read More

June 12, 2022