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The Round-Up is Okaplayer’s weekly playlist of the best songs from the world of hip-hop and R&B. This week’s set features new music from Vince Staples, Action Bronson, IDK, Billy Woods, and more.
Scroll through this week’s streak picks of the best songs below and subscribe to Okaplayer’s Spotify channel today.
IDK – “Tacos”
IDK and Kaytranada join forces on a soul-jazz house spell that will be on rotation well into the warmer months.
Camden Malik – “Direct”
Camden Malik circles the galaxy with his finances on this mesmerizing selection from his latest mixtape, high in the morning, now through ROSEFLOWS MUSIC.
Monday Night – “Block the Moon”
Monday Night lights up a ghostly loop with harsh gospels on this star from his new album, I’M CRAZY, HOL’ONavailable now via AllWeNeed Records.
Rugby Wild – “Attica”
Rugby Wild cuts through the lush soul with a jagged introspection on the LA rapper’s latest loosie.
billy woods with Fatboi Sharif – “Haarlem”
Billy Woods and Fatboi Sharif share wisdom on this brooding, psychedelic track from rapper Armand Hammer’s new solo album, Ethiopiasout today via Backwoodz Studioz featuring appearances from ELUCID, Boldy James, El-P, Gabe Nandez, Despot, and more.
Bronson Action – “Below Zero”
Action Bronson hits the three-point superhero landing on a plummeting Alchemist sequel, announcing his new album, Cocodrillo Turbo, which is set to arrive on April 25 via Loma Vista Recordings.
Vince Staples – “YES! (RELEASE THE HOMIES)”
A G-funk-leaning meditation on survivor’s guilt from Vince Staples’ new album, RAMONA PARK BROKEN MY HEART, released today via Blacksmith Recordings and Motown.
Quelle Chris – “Alive Ain’t Still Alive”
What Chris announces his new album, DEATHFAME, with an offer of deep gratitude. Pre-order your copy of the album on vinyl via Mello Music Group before its official release on May 13.