ft. Vince Staples, Action Bronson, and More
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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 Vince Staples, Action Bronson, IDK, billy woods, and more.
Scroll through selections from this week’s sequence of the best songs below and subscribe to Okayplayer’s Spotify channel today.
IDK – “Taco”
IDK and Kaytranada join forces on a soul-jazz house spell that’ll be in rotation well into the warmer months.
Camden Malik – “Direct”
Camden Malik goes full galaxy brain with his finances on this hypnotic selection from his latest mixtape, High in the Morning, out now via ROSEFLOWS MUSIC.
Monday Night – “Block Moon”
Monday Night lights up a ghostly loop with hard gospels on this standout from his new album, I’M MAD, HOL’ ON, out now via AllWeNeed Records.
Rugby Wild – “Attica”
Rugby Wild cuts through lush soul with serrated introspection on the LA-rapper’s latest loosie.
billy woods featuring Fatboi Sharif – “Haarlem”
billy woods and Fatboi Sharif trade wisdom on this brooding and psychedelic standout from the Armand Hammer rapper’s new solo album, Aethiopes, out today via Backwoodz Studioz with appearances from E L U C I D, Boldy James, El-P, Gabe Nandez, Despot, and more.
Action Bronson – “Subzero”
Action Bronson hits the three-point superhero landing on a free-falling Alchemist suite, announcing his new album, Cocodrillo Turbo, which is set to arrive on April 25th via Loma Vista Recordings.
Vince Staples – “AYE! (FREE THE HOMIES)”
A G-funk-leaning meditation on survivor’s guilt off the new Vince Staples album, RAMONA PARK BROKE MY HEART, out today via Blacksmith Recordings and Motown.
Quelle Chris – “Alive Ain’t Always Living”
Quelle Chris announces his new album, DEATHFAME, with a bid of deeply-soulful gratitude. Pre-order your copy of the album on vinyl via Mello Music Group ahead of its official release on May 13th.