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The Round-Up: Best Songs of The Week - ft. Freddie Gibbs and Madlib, H.E.R., Big K.R.I.T., + More [Playlist]

The Round-Up: Best Songs of The Week - ft. Freddie Gibbs and Madlib, H.E.R., Big K.R.I.T., + More [Playlist]

The Round-Up: Best Songs of The Week - ft. Freddie Gibbs and Madlib, H.E.R., Big K.R.I.T., + More [Playlist]

With selections from MadGibbs’ long-awaited revival, Daniel Caesar’s surprise sophomore album, MIKE’s somber and stellar Tears of Joy, and so much more.

Happy Bandana Day™, good people. The Piñata sequel is finally here and it’s a mountain unto itself. And while it’s a great way to commence the work week wind-down, this Release Day is brimming with drops that’ll prove to be more than supplementary sounds on your way to Mt. MadGibbs.

PLAYLIST: Okayplayer’s Songs of Summer 2019

Daniel Caesar quietly released a simmering sophomore project and NYC’s slow-rap sultan, MIKE, delivered his fourth album in a prolific two-year stretch. And while the list of long-plays is short, the loosies are plentiful, signaling a fruitful second half of 2019. Big K.R.I.T. kept the heat streak going with a sobering and soulful meditation on the pains of addiction. serpentwithfeet resurfaced with a searing, damn-near a capella gospel gem, Ty Dolla $ign in tow. H.E.R. and YBN Cordae and linked up on a luxurious loosie. Jarreau Vandal flipped VanJess and GoldLink’s Silk Canvas standout into a funk four-to-the-floor fit. Meanwhile, Kingdom and Tiara Thomas keep the house hex alive with their own blast of bliss. But that’s just half the script.

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Hear it all in this week’s installment of The Round-Up below. Hit the link to follow Okayplayer’s Spotify channel and never miss another earworm.

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