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Best Songs of The Week: ft. Your Old Droog, Liv.e, 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 Your Old Droog, Theravada, Mejiwahn, Boldy James, and more.

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

Mejiwahn featuring Liv.e – “Heart String Special”

Liv.e and Mejiwahn reunite on a winding and warm three-part suite of lush, breezy micro-loops.

El Michels Affair featuring Piya Malik – “Kahbi”

El Michels Affair and Piya Malik tap into a psychedelic strain of Turkish funk on this hypnotic one-off.

Leon Thomas featuring Benny The Butcher – “X-Rated”

Leon Thomas announces his signing to Ty Dolla $ign’s new imprint, EZMNY Records, with a warped and wondering haunt, featuring a few closing words from Benny The Butcher.

Theravada – “Air Sky Earth”

Theravada lights up a coiled bit of cinematic soul on this easy-burning selection from his new project, My Own 2 Hands, which is out today via 2000 ENT.

Your Old Droog – “Nightmares and Dreams”

Your Old Droog opens his new album with some red-eyed reflection on his pursuit of happiness. Yod Stewart is out today via Nature Sounds.

Boldy James and Real Bad Man – “Killing Nothing”

The ice-cold title track to Boldy James and Real Bad Man‘s second collaborative album, Killing Nothing.

Hubert Daviz featuring Pink Siifu – “Untitled”

Pink Siifu fills the void with existential meditations on this spacious and balming standout from Hubert Daviz’s new album, A Diezel Odyssey. Pick up a copy on vinyl today.

 

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

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