Okayplayer is (quoted from their website) "is a community of like-minded artists who value the power of the internet and appreciate the ability it gives them to interact with their audience. The artists in the collective are also amicable with each other and often record together and "give each other props" (in hip hop speak). The artists in Okayplayer include The Roots,Common, Dilated Peoples, D'angelo, and the Jazzyfatnastees. It was formed in 1987(just as a collective) by The Roots and then expanded with the artists previously listed. The web site was formed in 1999 and is located at www.okayplayer.com