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Erykah Badu Discusses The Power Our Phones Have Over Us (Video)

Last month, Erykah Badu released her new mixtape, But You Caint Use My Phone. The mixtape's title drew on the last line of her beloved sendoff anthem, "Tyrone," and telephones are a running theme throughout the project, from its song titles to the lyrics to many of the sounds heard... Read more

Killer Mike is a Member of the NRA. Here’s Why (Video)

Over the last several weeks, Killer Mike has established himself as one of Hip-Hop's most outstanding spokespersons. His intelligent and well-reasoned perspective regarding police violence against citizens has landed him spots on both CNN and FOX News. He recently spoke with OkayPlayer about his thoughts on the 2nd Amendment right... Read more

Talib Kweli Speaks on Nelson Mandela, Favorite “Hood” Film Classics & More (Video)

Talib Kweli is the latest MC to answer The Questions from OkayPlayer. The supremely thoughtful MC spoke on the legacy of Nelson Mandela, the influence of Amiri Baraka, his favorite "hood" movies and more. This is one of the best of The Questions series, so far. Check out the video.... Read more

Pharoahe Monch Answers “The Questions” (Video)

Pharoahe Monch sat down (actually stood up) with OkayPlayer to answer their rapid-fire series of lighthearted questions. Pharoahe spoke on his favorite Cosby character, the jazz musician that influenced his cadence, which woman he would like to see act out part of the chorus of Simon Says...and more. Check out... Read more