Best Songs of The Week: ft. Jazmine Sullivan, GoldLink, and More
The Round-Up playlist is Okayplayer’s weekly haul of the best songs in the worlds of hip-hop and R&B. This week’s set features new music from Jazmine Sullivan, GoldLink, Tierra Whack, Fana Hues, Radiant Children, and more. Scroll through selections from our latest sequence below and subscribe to Okayplayer’s Spotify channel today.
Ivy Sole - "HEAVY"
Ivy Sole flexes her pen and singing chops on a murky standout from her new project, SOUTHPAW.
GoldLink - "Best Rapper in The Fucking World"
As 2020 draws to a crawling close, GoldLink returns with a declarative and nostalgic new track, featuring production from Kaytranada.
Adé Hakim - "SUPPORTED BY FAM FIRST"
Adé Hakim keeps the loosie campaign in motion with a rapid-fire delivery on his latest drop.
Kali Uchi - "quiero sentirme bien"
Kali Uchis bridges the gap between contemporary r&b and urbano with this silky selection from her new album, Sin Miedo (del Amor y Otros Demonios.)
Fana Hues - "snakes x elephants"
With a pair of heaters already under her belt on the year, Fana Hues is setting herself up for quite the quite breakout year in 2021. Her latest is merely an added testament slung over warbled keys and crisp, cold drums.
MIA GLADSTONE - "FOOD"
MIA GLADSTONE chimes in with a playful and sun-kissed single.
Sons of The James - "Keep Runnin'"
As the Sons of The James, Rob Milton and DJ Harrison have tapped into a distinctively Soulquarian strain of r&b. On this shifty, hyper-swung highlight from their new album, the duo is full-flight over fluttering keys and a staggered shuffle.
Radiant Children - "Gently"
Radiant Children deliver a shot of tender and honeyed late-night r&b on this lush cut from their debut full-length album, There's Only Being Yourself.
Tierra Whack - "Peppers and Onions"
One of two new drops from Tierra Whack, who is officially back and signaling something big on the horizon.
Jazmine Sullivan - "Pick Up Your Feelings"
Jazmine Sullivan makes a triumphant return, landing somewhere between sacred and secular on this gospel-flecked stunner.