The Round-Up is Okayplayer’s weekly playlist of the best songs in the worlds of hip-hop and R&B. This week’s set features new music from Denzel Curry, Saba, Na-Kel Smith, Your Old Droog, and more.
Scroll through selections from this week’s sequence of the best songs below and subscribe to Okayplayer’s Spotify channel today.
Medhane featuring Lord Apex – “Wonder Why”
Medhane and Lord Apex join forces to trade bars on a booming new loosie.
Na-Kel Smith – “The Problem”
Na-Kel Smith pitches down and punches up on this soulful suite from his new project, SKULLFACE BONEHEAD, which is out now via A DREAM NO LONGER DEFERRED Records.
Denzel Curry – “Walkin”
Denzel Curry dials in with a muscular performance on his first single of the year, signaling a follow-up to his hard-hitting Kenny Beats-produced 2021 project Unlocked.
Saba featuring G Herbo – “Survivor’s Guilt”
Saba offers another burly glimpse at his upcoming album, Few Good Things, which is out next week via Pivot Gang.
Babyface Ray – “Tunnel Vision”
Babyface Ray floats over glimmering synths and trilling hi-hats on this standout from the Detroit rapper’s new album, FACE, which is out today via Wavy Gang/EMPIRE.
Nanna.B featuring Raphael Saadiq – “Too Much”
Nanna.B reemerges with a neck-cranking Raphael Saadiq collaboration.
Toro y Moi featuring Salami Rose Joe Louis – “Magazine”
One of two warm and warped new singles from Toro Y Moi, announcing Mahal, the Bay Area-based musician’s first album in nearly three years.
Your Old Droog and Tha God Fahim – “I Won’t Stop”
Your Old Droog and Tha God Fahim get the band back together on this silky and soulful selection from their new album, Tha Wolf on Wall Street 2: The American Dream, out today via Nature Sounds.
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