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Best Hip-Hop Videos To Drop Last Week: Westside Gunn, Black Star, Latto & More

Last week video releases from Metro Boomin, Westside Gunn, Latto, and GloRilla were revealed. Westside Gunn and Black Star release… Read More

December 5, 2022

The Hip-Hop Community Mourns the Death of Manager Jonathan ‘Hovain’ Hylton

Hip-hop manager Jonathan ‘Hovain’ Hylton died on Friday, sparking social media tributes from Curren$y, Lloyd Banks and more. Hip-hop artists,… Read More

November 28, 2022

Best Songs of The Week: ft. SZA, Thundercat, 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

December 3, 2021

16 New Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Listen to Right Now (Week of June 4)

This week's crop of new albums features a movie soundtrack and new releases from veteran MCs. Keeping up with new… Read More

June 4, 2021

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Smoke DZA, DJ Muggs, and More [Playlist]

The Round-Up playlist is Okayplayer’s weekly haul of the best songs in the worlds of hip-hop and R&B. This week’s… Read More

January 15, 2021

Curren$y Has Spent Quarantine Chilling, Binging ‘Daria’ & Occasionally Making Music

We spoke with Curren$y about his latest album, The Outrunners, his relationship with Harry Fraud, the shows he’s binging during… Read More

August 11, 2020

In a COVID-19 World, What’s the Future for Black Unsung Heroes Who Make Tours Happen?

COVID-19 has ripped the touring industry open, putting hundreds of Black professionals out of work and exposing the interconnectivity required… Read More

May 5, 2020

Big K.R.I.T.’s ‘KRIT Wuz Here’ Set To Arrive on Streaming Services

KRIT announced the addition on the project's tenth anniversary. Monday marked the tenth anniversary of Big K.R.I.T.'s breakout mixtape K.R.I.T. Wuz… Read More

May 4, 2020

Mixtape Monday: Elaquent, Pootie x Tab Jones, Fonetik Simbol, UFO Fev + More

Elaquent, Pootie x Tab Jones, Fonetik Simbol, UFO Fev and more this Mixtape Monday. Elaquent is first up with Forever… Read More

February 24, 2020

Pete Rock on the New Era of Hip-Hop: “No Leadership, Just Followers!”

The legendary producer co-signed Tory Lanez's comments on Hot 97 from November. The handful of living members from hip-hop's golden… Read More

January 9, 2020

Mixtape Monday: Griselda, N.A.O. Quelly, Toonorth, Smoke Dza x Curren$y + More

Griselda, N.A.O. Quelly, Toonorth and Smoke Dza x Curren$y lead off this Mixtape Monday. Griselda Records kicks things off with… Read More

December 2, 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

The Round-Up: Best Songs of The Week – ft. Anna Wise, MAVI, Gang Starr and More [Playlist]

With production from Pete Rock, Sango, Mndsgn and more. Happy Friday, good people. And a righteous Release Day unto you.… Read More

October 18, 2019

Watch Conway the Machine’s Gloomy “No Women No Kids” Video (Produced by The Alchemist)

The Griselda Records MC premieres the visuals for the Alchemist-produced Look What I Became intro. Griselda Records' roster is on a hot… Read More

October 11, 2019

Benny the Butcher & Smoke DZA Link with Pete Rock for New Single “Drug Rap”

Thank God for drug rap. In 2016, Smoke DZA teamed up with Pete Rock to release the Don't Smoke Rock mixtape. Three… Read More

October 11, 2019

The Round-Up: Best Songs of The Week – ft. Marvin Gaye, Benny The Butcher, MF DOOM and More

A fresh haul of essentials for your weekend rotation. Happy Release Day, good people. After an eventful early-autumn rush, the… Read More

October 11, 2019