PASSAGE is a curated mental health and wellness initiative created by Okayplayer. The program was developed to amplify the collective stories and healing practices of millennials of color. Follow the program here and stream PASSAGE, The EP here.
Welcome to PASSAGE, our gift to you for Black History Month and beyond. Okayplayer’s first of its kind mental health and wellness program kicks off with the launch of PASSAGE, The EP a compilation EP featuring eight guided meditation tracks produced and voiced by artists and creatives of color.
The project was developed to inspire collective healing through sound and stillness. With the lead track voiced by rapper Big K.R.I.T. and accompanying short film visualizer directed and edited by Andrew Morrow (Black is King, Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé, Lemonade) this program is a testament to the artistic power of voices of color when amplified with intention.
Tap play and settle in for 4minutes and 44 seconds of Blackness and relaxation. Stay tuned for related programming and content in the weeks to come.
- Check out conversation one with Vic Mensa where he talks about mental health, meditation and sobriety.
PASSAGE, The EP is Available on all streaming platforms now.
Creative Director: Teneille Craig
Music Producer: MMYYKK
Music Director x Curator: Steven Othello
Writer: Jaime Lee Lewis
Artists: Big K.R.I.T., DejaJoelle, Kwasi Kessie, Kenji Summers, Jaime Lee Lewis, Nicole Nicholas
Film Director & Lead Editor: Andrew Morrow
Producer: Rahilou Diallo
Editor: Jordan BattisteProgram:
Editor-in-Chief, VP of Content: Rachel Hislop
VP, Brand & Creative: Teneille Craig
Director, Marketing: Shani Carter