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 Steve Lacy, DJ Premier, Gwen Bunn, Lil Silva, and more.
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DJ Premier featuring Slick Rick and Lil Wayne – “The Root of All”
DJ Premier taps Slick Rick and Lil Wayne for a heavyweight collaboration from his new five-track EP, Hip-Hop 50 Vol. 1, which is out today, featuring additional appearances from Nas, Rapsody, Remy Ma, and Run The Jewels.
Guapdad 4000 – “Hoe”
Guapdad 4000 delivers a scam-heavy summer suite with his latest loosie.
Gwen Bunn – “TALK TO ME”
Gwen Bunn beckons us back to the floor with a mid-tempo marvel. Find it in on her new album, PHASE, which is out today via Melody Dungeon Music.
YL and Eyedress – “SHADY”
Your Old Droog – “The Return of Sasquatch”
Steve Lacy – “Give You The World”
Steve Lacy caps his stellar sophomore studio outing with a sopping and spacious slow-burner. His new album, Gemini Rights, is out today L-M and RCA Records, featuring appearances from Fousheé and The Internet‘s Matt Martians.