Best Songs of The Week: ft. Curren$y, Snoop Dogg, 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 Snoop Dogg, Curren$y, Moonchild, bbymutha, Vegyn, and more.

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

Moonchild – “I’ll Be Here”

Moonchild pledge their presence on a bubbly ballad from the group’s new album, Starfruit, which is out today via Tru Thoughts.

Stanley Ipkuss – “Reflections”

Stanley Ipkuss owns his upgrades and struggles on this contemplative cut from his new album, Among Other Things.

Snoop Dogg – “House I Built”

Snoop Dogg offers an update on his crypto fortunes with this exceedingly smooth standout from his new album, BODR, out today as the first album on Death Row since the legacy label came under new ownership.

Vegyn featuring Lord Apex – “The Sensai Knows The Trix”

Lord Apex dips into a grumbling G-funk groove on this selection from Vegyn‘s expansive 75-song set, Don’t Follow Me Because I’m Lost Too!!, out now via PLZ Make It Ruins.

Illingsworth and Nametag Alexander – “Say What?”

Illingsworth invents his very own bounce on this slick new link-up with fellow Detroiter Nametag Alexander.

Pinkpanthress – “I Must Apologize (Sango Remix)”

Sango delivers a tripped-out take on an essential Pinkpanthress cut, featured on a new collection of remixes of songs from her breakout 2021 debut, To Hell With It. 

Cousin Stizz – “Look Both Ways”

Cousin Stizz issues an advisory on this spacious and synth-specked selection from his new album, Just For You, out today via Stizz Music Inc.

Curren$y and Alchemist – “The Tonight Show”

Curren$y and Alchemist officially announce their next collaborative album, Continuance, with the project’s glimmering and soulful second single.


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

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