If a woman were the greatest at what she does, would the world admit to it, dismiss it, or deny it?
. @JanelleMonae talks candidly with Okayplayer's Music Editor @ivie.ani about preserving herself and her art in America's political and musical landscape while making the case for a new kind of genius. Read full interview in our bio link.
A photo of Ginuwine, Missy Elliott, Timbaland & Aaliyah circa 1996.
1998 was one of the greatest years for hip-hop.
Producing classics like Aquemini, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill & more, it is undeniable that 1998 shaped the landscape of the music scene we know today. As a finale to #BlackMusicMonth, Okayplayer takes an in-depth look into how black musicians 20 years ago forever changed hip-hop & R&B. (Read in bio link)
Today @desusandmero will air their final episode on Viceland.
In reflection of the most brolic brand in entertainment, @jumpedforjoi shares a letter of gratitude to the Bodega Boys @desusnice & @thekidmero and their tremendous impact. Link in bio
: Seth Olenick
Joe Jackson, the patriarch to the Jackson family has died at age 89 from cancer. Rest in Peace
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