A$AP Rocky Tags Tyler, The Creator, Thundercat & Miguel For New Single “Same Problems?”

On the eighth anniversary of A$AP Yams' death, A$AP Rocky has dropped new single "Same Problems?" with Thundercat, Miguel and… Read More

January 18, 2023

The Making of Miguel’s ‘Kaleidoscope Dream’ Album

Miguel’s Kaleidoscope Dream is an album that splits time between rebellious youth and reverence for a classic feeling. We spoke… Read More

September 28, 2022

Despite its Flaws, Smokin Grooves 2022 Felt Like One Big Family Reunion

Despite Erykah Badu’s headlining slot being cut short, Smokin Grooves 2022 was a great time featuring a mix of classic… Read More

March 22, 2022

The 15 Best Thundercat Bass Features

In honor of Thundercat and his virtuosic bass-playing, Okayplayer is highlighting his 15 best bass features. Since releasing his 2011… Read More

October 19, 2021

The Selling of ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’

It takes a dream team of creatives to put together an album like The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. This is… Read More

August 25, 2021

Alicia Keys Drops Self-Titled Album Featuring Miguel, Tierra Whack, and More

The album is Alicia Keys first project in nearly four years. Friday's crop of new music releases has brought us… Read More

September 18, 2020

From Erykah Badu to Megan Thee Stallion: A List of Quarantined Artists Staying Connected Through Live Streaming

With coronavirus hitting the world hard, many of our favorite artists have turned cabin fever into jam sessions and regular… Read More

March 26, 2020

Mixtape Monday: JWords, Sugi.Wa, Che Noir, Luke Bar$ + More

JWords, Sugi.Wa, Che Noir, Luke Bar$ and more make the cut this Mixtape Monday. JWords makes waves for Never Normal… Read More

February 17, 2020

R&B Singer Giveon Details His California Upbringing & Breaks Down His Latest Single “Like I Want You” [Interview + Premiere]

In an exclusive interview, Giveon unpacks growing up in Long Beach, CA, the story behind his new single "Like I… Read More

February 7, 2020

Thundercat Announces New Album ‘It Is What It Is,’ Shares New Song

The album features Childish Gambino, Ty Dolla $ign, Steve Lacy and others. Thundercat has announced a new album. WATCH: Ty… Read More

January 15, 2020

The 2010s: The Evolution of Cloud R&B In 18 Mixtapes

In the 2010s, R&B bent further into alternative waves, becoming fascinated with nature, space, time, and the universe. Cloud R&B… Read More

December 11, 2019

Mixtape Monday: Josh Hey, Cru the Dynamic, Summers Sons + More

This Mixtape Monday we've got tunes from Josh Hey, Cru the Dynamic, Summer Sons and more. Josh Hey gets the… Read More

November 25, 2019

Drake Jokes That He Signed A “10 Year Residency” At Camp Flog Gnaw After Getting Booed Off Stage

UPDATE #2: Drake has responded to being booed offstage at this year's Camp Flog Gnaw. "Plot twist...just signed a 10… Read More

November 11, 2019

Check out Miguel’s Dark, Uptempo New Single “Funeral” From Upcoming EP

  View this post on Instagram   tag me in your videos partying to this #FUNERAL out now everywhere 🔪🔪🔪… Read More

November 1, 2019

Mixtape Monday: Black Moon, Smoke Dza x Benny The Butcher, Homeboy Sandman + More

Black Moon, Smoke Dza x Benny The Butcher, Homeboy Sandman & more this Mixtape Monday. Black Moon is first up… Read More

October 21, 2019

JAY-Z Joins Entertainment and Social Justice Partnership With the NFL

Under the deal, Roc Nation becomes a co-producer of the Super Bowl halftime show and other creative projects. JAY-Z just… Read More

August 13, 2019