Barack Obama Names Songs from Kendrick Lamar, Beyoncé, Black Thought & More As His 2022 Favorites

Artists who made the Barack Obama 'Favorite Music of 2022' list include Kendrick Lamar, Burna Boy, Koffee, Beyoncé and the… Read More

December 26, 2022

Mr. Fantastik Shares Freestyle Tribute to MF DOOM

Mr. Fantastik, friend and collaborator of the late MF DOOM, recorded a freestyle tribute to his former partner-in-rhyme. Enigmatic rapper… Read More

November 3, 2022

A Book About MF DOOM & Madlib’s ‘Madvillainy’ Album Is Coming

A book about MF Doom and Madlib's 2004 album Madvillainy is being published by 33 1/3 Books. The legacy of MF… Read More

November 2, 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

Widow of MF DOOM Says Music Executive Refuses To Return His Rhyme Books

Jasmine Dumile, widow of DOOM, claims that music exec Eothen “Egon” Alapatt of Now-Again Records will not return the rapper's… Read More

September 8, 2022

This UK Rap Duo Has A Song With MF DOOM And Jay Electronica

"Barz Simpson," which features MF DOOM and Jay Electronica, is the first single from UK-based duo White Girl Wasted, ahead… Read More

August 15, 2022

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Roc Marciano, Black Thought, 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 12, 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

Black Thought & Danger Mouse’s ‘Cheat Codes’ is 2022’s Most Bar-Dense Album Yet

A collaborative effort from Black Thought and Danger Mouse, Cheat Codes is packed with the best of Black Thought and a… Read More

August 12, 2022

Black Thought & Danger Mouse Share New Song With A$AP Rocky, Run The Jewels

The Black Thought and Danger Mouse collaborative album, Cheat Codes, will feature MF DOOM, Raekwon, Conway the Machine and more… Read More

August 9, 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

A Street Sweeper In Richmond, Virginia Has Been Named After MF DOOM

The city of Richmond, Virginia has landed on the name of MF BROOM for their new bike lane street sweeper,… Read More

August 8, 2022

Black Thought & Danger Mouse Hit Times Square With Joey Bada$$, Russ and Dylan Cartlidge In ‘Because’ Visual

The "Because" visual from Black Thought & Danger Mouse features Joey Bada$$, Russ and Dylan Cartlidge taking over Times Square… Read More

July 7, 2022

The Essentials: Record Store Day 2022 — June Edition

The most crucial pick-ups for the second round of Record Store Day 2022 exclusives. Back like it never left, Record… Read More

June 16, 2022

Black Thought & Danger Mouse Link With Joey Bada$$, Russ and Dylan Cartlidge on “Because”

From their upcoming album Cheat Codes, Black Thought and Danger Mouse link with Joey Bada$$, Russ and Dylan Cartlidge on… Read More

June 8, 2022

A Biography Recounting the Life of MF DOOM Is In the Works

Written by S.H. Fernando Jr, the upcoming biography The Chronicles of Doom: Unraveling Rap’s Masked Iconoclast will center the life… Read More

May 18, 2022