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 Hiatus Kaiyote, Flying Lotus, AKAI SOLO, Dawn Richard, and more.
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Hiatus Kaiyote – “Red Room”
Hiatus Kaiyote serves up another glimpse at their upcoming Brainfeeder debut, Mood Valiant, with a syrupy new single.
Gavin Turek featuring bLAck pARty – “SLIDE”
duendita – “bio”
Two-for-two on the year, duendita returns with a dancefloor-beckoning haunt.
Dawn Richard – “Nostalgia”
Dawn Richard heads into house-fueled hyperspace on a four-to-the-floor standout from her new album, Second Line.
Flying Lotus – “Using What You Got”
A head-rattling selection from Flying Lotus‘ stellar score to the new Netflix original anime series, Yasuke, which basically doubles as a new album from the Brainfeeder founder.
oogie featuring Gutter Kid – “SIX FOOT TALL”
A cerebral slow-burner from oogie’s freshly-released debut mixtape, somehow it makes sense.
Prince Shakir featuring MAVI – “the great delusion”
AKAI SOLO – “Incursio Fur”
YUNGMORPHEUS – “Candyman”
Already two projects deep in 2021, YUNGMORPHEUS appears to be readying yet another tape. Hear him link with EYEDRESS on a kush-kissed two-pack.