Best Songs of The Week: ft. Tyler The Creator, Hiatus Kaiyote, 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 Tyler The Creator, MIKE, Hiatus Kaiyote, and more.

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

Tyler The Creator featuring Lil Wayne – “HOT WIND BLOWS”

Tyler The Creator pulls another bar-setting performance out of Lil Wayne on this lavishly jagged jazz-laced reunion from his new album, CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST, out today via Columbia.

Evidence featuring Navy Blue – “Pray With An A”

Navy Blue joins Evidence for a spirited run over a bluesy loop on this standout from the Rhymesayers rapper’s new album, Unlearning Vol. 1.

MIKE – “Aww (Zaza)”

MIKE proves the triplets aren’t solely reserved for trap beats on this tranquil selection from his stellar new project, Disco!, out today via 10k.

Sndtrak – “Downs”

Sndtrak slips into a Dillafied key on this warm and warbled r&b suite from the Bay Area producer’s new album, And Then There Was Light, out today via House Shoes’ Street Corner Music banner.

Hiatus Kaiyote – “Sparkle Tape Break Up”

Hiatus Kaiyote flips heartbreak into a playful exploration of their own powers on this wailing wonder from their far-reaching Brainfeeder debut, Mood Valiant. 

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Weekend Run”

Unknown Mortal Orchestra resurfaces with a breezy summer-ready loosie.

SAULT – “Alcohol”

SAULT commences the final act of their new album, NINE, with a sprawled-out and sobering ballad. Stream it now while you still can.


AKAI SOLO and YL trade truths over a slice of simmering b-side soul on this selection from their new collaborative project, The Lightwork EP.


Zo is a staff writer at Okayplayer where he covers music.

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