Ranking the Best Music Festivals of 2021 Music – 6 mins ago Music fans have plenty of options for Live music festivals were put on pause in 2020. Now, they’re back. Here’s Okayplayer’s picks for music festivals in 2021. Photo Credit: Vickey Ford of Sneakshot Photography Live music festivals were put on pause in 2020. […]

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Listen to Childish Gambino’s Lush Cover of Brittany Howard’s “Stay High” Music – 5 seconds ago Photo Credit: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic Childish Gambino shows off his falsetto covering Brittany Howard’s “Stay High” On Friday, Brittany Howard will release Jaime Reimagined, an album featuring new renditions of songs from her 2019 debut album Jaime. Jaime Reimagined will […]

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Erykah Badu Announces Expansive Summer and Fall 2021 Tour Music – 4 seconds ago Photo by Tim Mosenfelder via Getty Images Erykah Badu is hitting the road this year. With stages across the country springing back to life, Erykah Badu is setting out to light them all ablaze. The seminal Soulquarian has announced an 18-date […]

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Support the last bastion of a free and fair music press by donating to our Patreon. Josh Svetz grew up with mashed potatoes & gravy on his plate. Smino’s career could have gone in a completely different direction. It’s not far-fetched to imagine a world where he’s plastered across trendy genre-less Spotify playlist covers and […]

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The Rap-Up is the only weekly round-up providing you with the best rap songs that you absolutely need. So support real, independent music journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Harley Geffner has already framed that photo of Julius Randle wearing a Dipset tee. BLXST x Bino Rideaux – Sixtape 2 No […]

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Best Songs of The Week: ft. Syd, Pink Siifu, and More Music – 37 seconds ago Source: Youtube 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 features new music from Syd, Clairo, Pink Siifu, BADBADNOTGOOD, and more. Scroll through selections from this week’s […]

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BADBADNOTGOOD Announce New Album ‘Talk Memory’ with Searing New Single Music – 1 hour ago Photo for Artist by Jamal Burger The new BADBADNOTGOOD album will feature appearances from Arthur Verocai, Terrace Martin, Karriem Riggins, Brandee Younger, and Laraaji. Nearing five years since the release of their last album, BADBADNOTGOOD is officially back in action. […]

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Photo via Titica Straight killer no filler. Subscribe to the Passion of the Weiss Patreon so we can keep feeding you some of the best music journalism around without an ad or paywall in sight. Leonel Manzanares de la Rosa is the MacGyver of music journalists — give the man an internet connection and a […]

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Featuring is Okayplayer’s new playlist series celebrating appearances from hip-hop’s most iconic artists. In our latest installment we zero in on MF DOOM’s best guest verses. On December 31st, 2020 — just hours before the new year — the world learned that MF DOOM, one of the most gifted rappers of the last 30 years, […]

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MF DOOM Had One of the Best Rap Years Ever in 2004 Music – 1 day ago In between the release of Madvillainy and Mm..Food, MF DOOM also released several other albums. He also made some notable guest appearances on songs from De La Soul and Zero 7. Photo Credit: Jim Dyson/Redferns From indie classics Madvillainy and Mm..Food to notable guest appearances, […]

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One of California’s finest artists, DYLI has recently dropped the infectious single “New Bag” on the airwaves. Mixing dark-pop, r&b, and hip-hop is a very natural process for her, with never a dull moment in her music.  Transcending genres, styles, and stereotypes, the young artist is known for instantly connecting with her audience, especially during […]

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Photo via thegirlv The Rap-Up is the only weekly round-up providing you with the best rap songs that you absolutely need. So support real, independent music journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Brandon Callender doesn’t want to see Italian drill on his timeline, even after this weekend’s victory. Sparkheem – U […]

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