6 New Hip-Hop, R&B & Alt Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of December 16)

Ab-Soul, Chief Keef, PinkPantheress, and Little Simz dropped albums on this New Music Friday. And Young Dolph's estate also shares… Read More

December 16, 2022

‘On Demand’: Ab-Soul on Who Created the Black Hippy Name, the Five Greatest Rap Labels Ever & More

In the second episode of our On Demand series, Ab-Soul sat down with Okayplayer to discuss Black Hippy, his favorite… Read More

December 15, 2022

Two Kendrick Lamar Loosies From 2015’s ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ Leak Online

Two unreleased Kendrick Lamar tracks, "Falsehood" and "Organized Madness" have leaked  years after being recorded for To Pimp A Butterfly.… Read More

December 12, 2022

SZA’s New Album ‘S.O.S.’ Will Feature Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Travis Scott & More

SZA has dropped the tracklist for her upcoming album, S.O.S. SZA has finally revealed the tracklist for her new album, S.O.S. … Read More

December 5, 2022

SZA Announces the Release Date For Her New Album ‘S.O.S.’ on SNL

SZA will release her new album, S.O.S., next week. It's been a long wait but SZA is coming.  After years… Read More

December 4, 2022

SZA’s New Album ‘S.O.S.’ is Arriving In December

As cover star of the Billboard 2022 R&B/Hip-Hop Power Players issue, SZA announced that her sophomore album S.O.S. releases next month.… Read More

November 16, 2022

SiR Wants To Bring Honesty and Vulnerability Back To R&B

SiR ushers in a vulnerable stage of his life with his upcoming album, Heavy. For our September cover story he… Read More

September 22, 2022

Without SZA’s ‘CTRL,’ R&B Wouldn’t Be Where It Is Now

Released five years ago, SZA's major label debut is a peerless piece of work. CTRL is an honest, compelling R&B album… Read More

June 9, 2022

Best Videos To Drop Last Week: Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Muni Long & More

Kendrick Lamar drops a three-and-a-half-minute-long video for "N95" days after releasing his new album. Kendrick Lamar released the sharp video… 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

Kendrick Lamar Shares Artwork For New Album ‘Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers’

The Kendrick Lamar album cover arrives days after he released a new music video for his latest single. Kendrick Lamar… Read More

May 11, 2022

Best Videos To Drop Last Week: Monaleo, Future, SiR & More

Monaleo, Flo Milli, SiR, and others have unleashed music videos that grabbed our attention. Kendrick Lamar topped off the week… Read More

May 9, 2022

Best Videos To Drop Last Week: Pusha T, Doechii, EARTHGANG & More

Pusha T, Doechii, A$AP Rocky, and more dropped videos that caught our attention recently. Last week was an eventful one,… Read More

April 4, 2022

TDE’s Punch Talks About Upcoming Kendrick Lamar Departure: “[He’s] Ready to Build His Own Thing”

In a recent interview with Mic, TDE president Punch spoke about Kendrick Lamar leaving the label following the release of his… Read More

February 21, 2022

SZA Commences Sad Girl Season With New Single “I Hate U”

SZA releases her newest single "I Hate U" after she initially released and deleted it back in August. Remember that… Read More

December 3, 2021