Best Songs of The Week: feat. Alchemist, Flying Lotus, and More [Playlist]

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 Alchemist, Flying Lotus, Georgia Anne Muldrow, DijahSB, Topaz Jones, and more.

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

DijahSB – “Head Above The Waters”

DijahSB mines her trauma on the ascendent, yet laidback, title track from their new album, Head Above The Waters.

Flying Lotus featuring Thundercat – “Black Gold”

Thundercat and Flying Lotus reconnect on the opening theme for the soon-to-drop Netflix anime series, Yasukestarring Lakeith Stanfield as Japan’s first black samurai.

Georgia Anne Muldrow – “Unforgettable”

Georgia Anne Muldrow dabbles in electric mid-tempo disco-pop on the latest single from her upcoming instrumental album, VWETO III.

Kiefer featuring 10.4 ROG – “Work and Purpose”

Kiefer hosts 10.4 ROG for a skittering standout from his new Between Days EPout now via Stones Throw.

Topaz Jones featuring Phonte and Maxo – “Who?”

Phonte and Maxo join Topaz Jones on the funk-fueled mid-album highlight from the Jersey-rapper’s new project, Don’t Go Tellin’ Your Momma.

Huey Briss and Nikobears – “Grace Park Legend (Norfside)”

The titular track from Huey Briss‘ stellar new album, Grace Park Legend is equal parts hometown anthem and cautionary tale.

Evidence – “Better You”

Uncle Al lends a murky suite to Evidence, launching the campaign for the Los Angeles rapper’s new album, Unlearning Vol. 1.


Alchemist featuring Earl Sweatshirt and Navy Blue – “Nobles”

Alchemist offers a glimpse at his incoming This Thing of Ours EP with a triumphant new single, featuring verses from Earl Sweatshirt and Navy Blue.


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

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