Kendrick Lamar & Lil Nas X Lead MTV Video Music Awards 2022 Nominations

Nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards 2022 have been announced, including Kendrick Lamar, Lil Nas X, Baby Keem, Lizzo,… Read More

July 26, 2022

Watch Cardi B, Ye & Lil Durk Connect on the “Hot Shit” Video

Four years after releasing her debut studio album Invasion of Privacy, Cardi B returns with new single "Hot Shit" featuring… Read More

July 13, 2022

Cardi B Plans Return With New Single “Hot Shit”

On Sunday, Cardi B went to social media and teased new single "Hot Shit," her first solo track in over… Read More

June 26, 2022

10 New Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of June 10)

SZA's deluxe edition of Ctrl is here to remind us of her sheer talent, it arrives with a few new… Read More

June 10, 2022

The Very Best & Most On-Theme Met Gala 2022 Celebrity Looks

Celebrities showed up and showed out for the 2022 Met Gala. Coming as no surprise Cardi B stole the night… Read More

May 3, 2022

Normani Gets Confessional on New Single “Fair”

Eight months after releasing her Cardi B-assisted single "Wild Side", Normani is back with new ballad, "Fair." Still teasing the… Read More

March 18, 2022

22 Albums Okayplayer Can’t Wait to Hear in 2022

This year, new albums from artists like Kendrick Lamar, SZA, Freddie Gibbs, and Normani are expected to drop. Here are… Read More

January 13, 2022

Black Women Are Leading Pop Music’s Next Evolution

Pop this year was defined — and redefined — by Black women who've been instrumental in transforming the sonic and… Read More

December 23, 2021

Okayplayer’s 21 Best Songs of 2021

If you were someone who still felt energized by the flood of new music that drops every Friday, then this… Read More

December 16, 2021

Kendrick Lamar Aims at Your Top Five on Baby Keem’s Booming New Single “Family Ties”

The LA rapper's new single features a scene-stealing appearance from Kendrick Lamar.  Kendrick Lamar set the tone for the highly-anticipated… Read More

August 27, 2021

Normani and Cardi B Link up in Sensual Video for “Wild Side”

"Wild Side" is the first time Normani and Cardi B have collaborated on a track. Normani has finally unveiled a… Read More

July 16, 2021

SZA, Megan Thee Stallion & Normani Share How They Cope With Being Black Women in the Music Industry for ‘Rolling Stone’

The three artists also reflect on moments when they felt they'd "made it" during their careers. Rolling Stone’s collaborative March… Read More

February 25, 2020

Megan Thee Stallion and Normani Finally Drop New Single “Diamonds”

The release is the first single to drop from the DC Comics movie Birds of Prey starring Margot Robbie. Megan… Read More

January 10, 2020

Normani Released Two New Bops With Calvin Harris Normani's solo career is taking off. Singer and dancer Normani just released a joint EP with producer Calvin Harris. The… Read More

October 22, 2018

RCA Enters Keep Cool Joint Venture With Label Executive Tunji Balogun

Keep Cool co-founder Tunji Balogun enters joint venture with RCA and announces Fifth Harmony's Normani as label's first signee. Tunji Balogun and… Read More

April 9, 2018