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Best Songs of The Week: ft. Syd, Pink Siifu, 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 Syd, Clairo, Pink Siifu, BADBADNOTGOOD, and more.

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

Stimulator Jones – “Dungeon Master”

Stimulator Jones steps away from the quirky funk vamps and into an entrancing instrumental mode with the title track from Dungeon Master, a new beat tape out this week via Stones Throw Records.

Planet Giza featuring Ivy Sole – “Out of Touch”

Planet Giza catches an assist from Ivy Sole on this frictionless dance-floor-beckoning loosie.

Kevin Abstract featuring Slowthai and $NOT – “SLUGGER”

Just a few months after dropping a new Brockhampton album, Kevin Abstract is signaling another solo outing with a G-Funk-adjacent gem, featuring slowthai and $NOT.

Pink Siifu – “lng hair dnt care”

Pink Siifu announces his next studio project, GUMBO! (out on August 3rd,) with a wildly wavy wonder.

Syd – “Fast Car”

After months of teasing her next solo project on Instagram, Syd reaches into her bag and pulls out purple-crushed pop and funk freakout to commence the new album campaign.

Clairo- “Amoeba”

Bedroom pop impresario, Clairo, pivots to guiltless bop of yacht rock with this infectious midtempo standout from her sophomore album, Sling, out today via Republic/The FADER Label.

BADBADNOTGOOD – “Signal From The Noise”

BADBADNOTGOOD launch the march towards their new album, Talk Memory (out October 8th via XL Recordings,) with a booming blend of experimental jazz and prog-rock.

Fana Hues featuring Mereba – “Desert Flower (Remix)”

A slow-burn ballad from Fana Hues‘ stellar debut album gets updates with a chilling verse from Mereba.

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