Best Songs of The Week: ft. Earl Sweatshirt, Killer Mike, and More

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Best Songs of The Week: ft. Earl Sweatshirt, Killer Mike, and More

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 Earl Sweatshirt, Killer Mike, Meshell Ndegeocello, Vic Spencer, RXKNephew, and more.

Scroll through selections from this week’s sequence below and subscribe to Okayplayer’s Spotify channel today.

Earl Sweatshirt - "Making The Band (Danity Kane)"

Nearly two years after teasing the track, Earl Sweatshirt unveils a hypnotic hybridization of drill and Jersey Club on this long-anticipated piece of fierce fan service.

Killer Mike featuring André 3000, Future, and Eryn Allen Kane - "Scientists & Engineers"

Killer Mike lets some high-powered ATLians take the lead on this spirited standout from his new album, MICHAEL, which is out today via VLNS and Loma Vista Recordings, featuring additional guest spots from El-P, Curren$y, 2 Chainz, Ty Dolla $ign, and more.

Doja Cat - "Attention"

Following a string of chart-topping album campaigns Doja Cat takes a swipe at the crown on this entrancing, pace-changing loosie.

Meshell Ndegeocello - "Burn Progression"

Meshell Ndegeocello lights up a celestial r&b strain on this smoldering selection from her new album, The Omnichord Real Book, which is out now via Blue Note Records, featuring contributions from Josh Johnson, Cory Henry, Jeff Parker, and more.

RXKNephew and DJ Rude One - "No More Dreaming"

RXKNephew throws some daggering one-liners at a sprawled-out synth spell on this standout from his new project with DJ Rude One, The ONEderful Nephew, which is out now via Closed Sessions.

Vic Spencer and Jamal Gasol - "Lack Free"

Vic Spencer and Jamal Gasol fill the pack to the brim on this hazy cut from their new project, The Right Way For Dummies, which is out now via Old Fart Luggage.