Kendrick Lamar & Sampha Brought Storytelling to ‘Saturday Night Live’

On Saturday, Kendrick Lamar took the Saturday Night Live stage to perform "Rich Spirit," "N95" and "Father Time" with Sampha.… Read More

October 3, 2022

Eminem Tweets Dr. Dre In Praise of Kendrick Lamar’s New Album

On Sunday, Eminem tweeted Dr. Dre, praising fellow Aftermath Entertainment artist Kendrick Lamar on Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers.… Read More

May 16, 2022

7 New Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week Of May 13)

Kendrick Lamar has finally dropped his new album: Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers. Quelle Chris' latest album is also… Read More

May 13, 2022

Kendrick Lamar Has Released ‘Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers,’ His First New Album in 5 Years

Five years since his last solo drop, Kendrick Lamar returns with Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers, his final album… Read More

May 13, 2022

Best Songs of The Week: ft. keiyaA, Marcel Allen, 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

April 15, 2022

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

Disclosure Drops New Single “Birthday” Featuring Kehlani and Syd

The track appears on the new Disclosure album Energy. Just a few months after the release of their EP Ecstasy, electronic duo… Read More

August 28, 2020

Stream Solange’s New Album ‘When I Get Home’

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by @saintrecords on Feb 28, 2019 at 3:31pm PST The… Read More

March 1, 2019

A Case for Ty Dolla $ign: The Reigning King of R&B

The question that's lingered at the forefront of public music discourse this month has been: "who is the current king… Read More

December 18, 2018

Watch dvsn Set the Mood Right During their ‘Tiny Desk Concert’ Performance

Daley performed while Nineteen85 watched in the audience. Duo dvsn was the latest act to perform on NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series.… Read More

November 19, 2018

Mixtape Monday: Stro, Open Mike Eagle, Serious Klein, Dyzzi + More

New projects from Stro, Open Mike Eagle, Serious Klein and more make the cut this Mixtape Monday. Rising Brownsville spitter… Read More

October 22, 2018

The Round-Up: Best Songs of The Week – feat. Little Dragon, Ella Mai, Quavo, and More [Playlist]

The Round-Up returns with a full bag of heat Happy Friday, folks. This week's release day roster is a deceptively… Read More

October 12, 2018

The Round-Up: Best Songs of The Week – ft. Ella Mai, Sampha, and More [Playlist]

A post shared by Ella Mai (@ellamai) on Jul 27, 2018 at 12:03pm PDT Featuring Ella Mai's "Boo'd Up" follow-through,… Read More

August 3, 2018

The Best Albums Of 2017

Without any further ado, allow @Okayplayer to salute these bastion creations of dope audio sound and excellent execution as the… Read More

December 20, 2017

Sampha And Syd Are A Perfect Match On New Song “Show Love” Sampha and Syd have teamed up for a new song titled "Show Love." Recruited by XL Recordings owner Richard… Read More

October 19, 2017

Hear DJ Candlestick’s Chopped & Screwed Remix of Flying Lotus’ “Dead Man’s Tetris” [Premiere]

Celebrating the 3-year anniversary of You're Dead! It's easy to forget that there was once a time when a chopped… Read More

October 6, 2017