Best Songs of The Week: ft. Saba, Denzel Curry, 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 Denzel Curry, Saba, Na-Kel Smith, Your Old Droog, and more.

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

Medhane featuring Lord Apex – “Wonder Why”

Medhane and Lord Apex join forces to trade bars on a booming new loosie.

Na-Kel Smith – “The Problem”

Na-Kel Smith pitches down and punches up on this soulful suite from his new project, SKULLFACE BONEHEAD, which is out now via A DREAM NO LONGER DEFERRED Records.

Denzel Curry – “Walkin”

Denzel Curry dials in with a muscular performance on his first single of the year, signaling a follow-up to his hard-hitting Kenny Beats-produced 2021 project Unlocked.

Saba featuring G Herbo – “Survivor’s Guilt”

Saba offers another burly glimpse at his upcoming album, Few Good Things, which is out next week via Pivot Gang.

Babyface Ray – “Tunnel Vision”

Babyface Ray floats over glimmering synths and trilling hi-hats on this standout from the Detroit rapper’s new album, FACE, which is out today via Wavy Gang/EMPIRE.

Nanna.B featuring Raphael Saadiq – “Too Much”

Nanna.B reemerges with a neck-cranking Raphael Saadiq collaboration.

Toro y Moi featuring Salami Rose Joe Louis – “Magazine”

One of two warm and warped new singles from Toro Y Moi, announcing Mahal, the Bay Area-based musician’s first album in nearly three years.

Your Old Droog and Tha God Fahim – “I Won’t Stop”

Your Old Droog and Tha God Fahim get the band back together on this silky and soulful selection from their new album, Tha Wolf on Wall Street 2: The American Dream, out today via Nature Sounds.


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

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