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Best Songs of The Week: ft. Madlib, Kaytranada, and More
Best Songs of The Week: ft. Madlib, Kaytranada, and More
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Best Songs of The Week: ft. Madlib, Kaytranada, 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 Madlib, Kaytranada, Vic Spencer, Fly Anakin, and more.

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

Madlib, Meyhem Lauren, and DJ Muggs - "Sunday Driving"

Meyhem Lauren splits time between a murky DJ Muggs beat and a beaming Madlib loop on this two-headed menu-brandishing standout from Champagne For Breakfast, his new project with the legendary producers, which is out today via Soul Assasins.

KAYTRAMINÉ (Kaytranada and Aminé) featuring Pharrell - "4EVA"

Aminé and Kaytranada tap Pharrell to sound the alarm for their new joint project as KAYTRAMINÉ. The duo's self-titled debut is due out on May 12th.


Planet Giza are head over heels on this bright and breeze-cutting selection from their new album, Ready When You Are, which is out today via Quiet Note, featuring Mick Jenkins, Saba, Topaz Jones, and more.

Dinner Party featuring Arin Ray - "For Granted"

Terrace Martin, Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper, and 9th Wonder announce their next outing as Dinner Party with a silky and simmered gem, featuring Arin Ray. Enigmatic Society is out next Friday, April 14th via Sounds of Crenshaw and EMPIRE, featuring Ant Clemmons, Phoelix, Tank, and more.

Fly Anakin - "Blizzies with GoQuan"

Fly Anakin blazes a glitched-out soul chop on this neck-aching cut from Skinemaxxx (Side A,) the first volume of his new Foisey-produced, which is out today via Lex Records, featuring appearances from Pink Siifu, Big Kahuna OG, and more.

Vic Spencer - "Minor Sacrifices"

Vic Spencer sprawls out across a gorgeous horn-and-string-laden suite on this gem from his new tape, If George Bush Was Cool, which is out today via Old Fart Luggage, featuring contributions from Grafh, Koncept Jack$on, Kandice Nichol, and more.