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 Pusha T, Daniel Caesar, Ab-Soul, YL, and more.
Scroll through selections from this week’s sequence of the best songs below and subscribe to Okayplayer’s Spotify channel today.
YL and Zoomo – “Statistics”
Wiardon – “Kenny Pickett”
Wiardon coasts over a classy 808 program on this selection from his new project, Omerta (Deluxe,) out now via GET MONEY CARTEL.
Seafood Sam – “Dayton 88”
Seafood Sam takes flight on this sleek kush and G-Funk-fueled slow-burner from his new project, Something for Sunrise, out now via Rules Follow Us.
Lou Phelps featuring Joyce Wrice, Guapdad 4000, and Kiefer – “Oh Really?”
Lou Phelps rallies some of Left Coast’s finest to revive a sturdy singles campaign with this glistening one-off.
Pusha T – “Call My Bluff”
Pusha T proves his chemistry with Pharrell is unmatched on this murky coke-rap anthem from his new album, It’s Almost Dry, which is out today via Def Jam and G.O.O.D. Music, featuring JAY-Z, Kid Cudi, Kanye West, Lil Uzi Vert, Don Tolliver, and more.
Ab-Soul – “Hollandaise”
Ab-Soul glides back into the ether with a fierce performance on his first single in nearly two years. .
Daniel Caesar featuring BADBADNOTGOOD – “Please Do Not Lean”
Following a Grammy-winning run as a tender sideman on Justin Bieber’s “Peaches,” Daniel Caesar returns with a lush and lucid ballad of self-sufficiency.
Tony Bontana – “The Shine”
Tony Bontana puts one up for his resilience on this glowing anthem from his new project, Spiced Gold, which is out now on all DSPs after a limited release on Bandcamp earlier this year.