Best Songs of The Week: ft. Boldy James, 9th Wonder, 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 Boldy James, 9th Wonder, Navy Blue, Tierra Whack, and more.

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

Boldy James and Alchemist – “300 Fences”

Alchemist and Boldy James prove the formula is still potent as hell on this gritty high-stakes scene from their second album of the year, Super Tecmo Bo, out today via ALC Records.

Oliver The 2nd featuring Jeremiah Jae – “Groundhog Day”

Oliver The 2nd and Jeremiah Jae reunite to extend a stellar year-long singles campaign with a lush collaboration.

Iman Omari featuring Buddy – “Get a Job”

Ahmad Jamal‘s “Swahililand” earns yet another life on Iman Omari and Buddy‘s new single.

Tierra Whack – “Cutting Onions”

Tierra Whack flips a loss into a late-night anthem on this selection from R&B?, her third EP in as many weeks.

Lance Skiiiwalker featuring SiR – “Peso”

Top Dawg Entertainment’s r&b arm locks in on a feathery, reverb-heavy cut from Lance Skiiiwalker‘s new project, Tales from The Telescope Chapter 2: Internal Shine, out today via TDE.

nvtrme featuring Navy Blue – “by chance (Guaranteed)”

Navy Blue blesses a glitchy haunt with some roaming wisdom on this selection from nvtrme’s new project, Elegy. 

9th Wonder – “AgainSoul!!!”

A booming soul loop from 9th Wonder‘s towering new instrumental album, Zion VI: Shooting In The Gym, which is out today via the producer’s Jamla imprint.


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

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