Launched in 1999 by ?uestlove of The Roots, Okayplayer is the original progressive urban music site and maintains its position as the premier digital destination for music connoisseurs worldwide. This week we add Okayfuture to the fold of sites within the network. Give us a moment to continue to fine tune the site.

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Okayplayer is the original progressive urban music site and maintains its position as the premier digital destination for music connoisseurs worldwide. Okayplayer delivers the full spectrum of groundbreaking music to your fingertips (and earphones) everyday. Well-established as the gold standard in online hip-hop, Okayplayer–together with our channel partners Okayafrica, Okayfuture, LargeUp and Revivalist–also defines the cutting edge in African & Caribbean music, arts and style as well as soul, jazz, indie rock, and electronic.

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Okayafrica quite simply represents Africa’s New Wave; with more than half the population in many African nations under 25, the bright continent is currently undergoing an explosion of vibrant new music, fashion, art and political expression. Okayafrica is the multi-faceted hub capturing the spirit of this unprecedented boom in youth culture, focusing on emerging and progressive artists, blending traditional aesthetics with a futurist lifestyle.

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LargeUp is an exclusive journey into authentic Caribbean lifestyle. Brooklyn based selector/promoter, DJ Gravy and NYC/Kingston based photographer / artist, Martei Korley, lead the Large Up team capturing the unique sounds, styles, flavors, destinations and activities that define Island culture in the Caribbean and abroad.

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The Revivalist is the leading online journal for the burgeoning jazz community. By illuminating the renewal of retro and classic music with that of new emerging genres, The Revivalist is the center of a cultural resurgence of live music. We are music innovators, musicians, and music lovers documenting and foretelling the stories of authentic and original music and how they have influenced today’s popular music.

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Okayfuture would not be possible without our World Class team of enthusiasts, ravers, bass heads, sunrise chasers, beat nerds, burners, bloggers, and photogs.

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Okayplayer and Okayfuture are trusted niche brands with a long history and loyal following. Our worldwide audience is constantly growing and comes to Okayplayer in hopes of discovering something new and exciting. We offer various options for advertising from banner ads on our website to interstitial ads on our Facebook and Twitter accounts. However, that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Please contact us for more information on the opportunities we have available to you!

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