Yasiin Bey

Yasiin Bey Won’t Move Forward with Thelonious Monk Biopic Unless Jazz Pioneer’s Estate Approves of The Film

Yasiin Bey responds to Thelonious Monk's estate condemning a newly-announced biopic treatment of the late pianist's life. Yesterday, a press… Read More

July 22, 2021

Yasiin Bey will Star as Thelonious Monk in an Upcoming Biopic

Yasiin Bey is returning to the world of film to portray an avant-garde jazz icon. Five years since his last… Read More

July 21, 2021

Dave Chappelle Doesn’t Regret His Comments on Candace Owens

Dave Chappelle discussed his public feud with conservative pundit Candace Owens. On the latest episode of his Midnight Miracle podcast, Dave Chappelle… Read More

June 22, 2021

Yasiin Bey Couldn’t Care Less About How Badly You Want a New Black Star Album

"You think you want the album more than us? Knock it off." It's been years since Yasiin Bey and Talib… Read More

June 20, 2021

Dave Chappelle Recounts a Wild Mushroom Trip in First Trailer for ‘The Midnight Miracle’ Podcast

"It’s a good story because it was such a great fucking day." After weeks of wondering what a Dave Chappelle… Read More

May 9, 2021

“He’s King of The Beats to Me”: Madlib Reflects on His Relationship with J Dilla

In a new interview, Madlib opens up about his first encounters with J Dilla and MF DOOM, as well as what's… Read More

May 8, 2021

Listen To The Theme Song For Dave Chappelle’s Upcoming ‘Midnight Miracle’ Podcast

Dave Chappelle's The Midnight Miracle podcast was announced back in April. Dave Chappelle's upcoming The Midnight Miracle podcast has a theme song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XkvFgm5V3o&t=21s Luminary,… Read More

May 4, 2021

Watch The Trailer for Dave Chappelle’s New Podcast The Midnight Miracle

yasiin bey recites a prayer in the first look at Chappelle's new podcast series, The Midnight Miracle. In case you missed… Read More

April 21, 2021

Dave Chappelle Announces New Podcast Series ‘The Midnight Miracle’

"Making a podcast isn’t the obvious next move for me, but it’s the right one," Dave Chappelle said about the… Read More

April 20, 2021

30 Essential Q-Tip Guest Verses You Need to Hear [Playlist]

Featuring is Okayplayer's new playlist series celebrating guest appearances from hip-hop's most iconic artists. For our inaugural edition, we focus on… Read More

April 10, 2021

Talib Kweli Offers Promising Update on Long-Awaited Madlib-Produced Blackstar Album

The BK MC sounds off on the perpetually-delayed Blackstar album with Madlib. After almost a year of silence, Talib Kweli… Read More

March 21, 2021

10 Things You May Not Have Known About ‘Dave Chappelle’s Block Party’

To celebrate the anniversary of the theatrical release of Dave Chappelle’s Block Party, we dug up some little-known facts about… Read More

March 3, 2021

Here’s The Story Of How Yasiin Bey Made Questlove Into An MF DOOM Fan

"He kept breaking it down to me until he finally planted the seed in me," Questlove recalled. Questlove shared a… Read More

January 29, 2021

yasiin bey, Saul Williams Star in Louis Vuitton’s Fall/Winter 2021 Show

yasiin bey and Saul Williams wear Virgil Abloh's new E B O N I C S collection. On Thursday morning,… Read More

January 21, 2021

From Lupe Fiasco to Open Mike Eagle, Rappers Have Been Honoring MF DOOM with Tribute Freestyles

In the wake of the untimely passing of MF DOOM, rappers have begun sharing their audio tributes to the masked… Read More

January 11, 2021

Navy Blue Drops ‘Song of Sage: Post Panic!’ Featuring Yasiin Bey

Navy Blue just released his second album of the year. On Wednesday, New York rapper-producer Sage Elsesser dropped a new… Read More

December 23, 2020