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 Westside Gunn, Brent Faiyaz, DOMi & JD BECK, Nappy Nina, and more.
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Brent Faiyaz – “ROLLING STONE”
Brent Faiyaz blurs the lines between r&b singer and rockstar on this spacious drumless suite from his new album, WASTELAND, which is out today via Lost Kids LLC, featuring appearances from Drake, Tyler, The Creator, The Neptunes, Alicia Keys, and more.
Killer Mike featuring Young Thug and Dave Chappelle – “RUN”
Nappy Nina and JWords – “Amen”
DOMi & JD BECK featuring Anderson .Paak – “TAKE A CHANCE”
Anderson .Paak joins DOMi & JD Beck on the sleek and eversweet new single from the duo’s incoming debut album, NOT TiGHT, which is set to drop on July 29th via Blue Note. and .Paak’s own imprint, APESH!T.
Terence Etc.- “In Contemplation of Clair’s Scent”
Random Acts of Flyness director, Terence Nance, officially announces his next chapter with a swelling single from his upcoming debut album, Vortex, which is set to arrive on August 19th via Brainfeeder with contributions from Nick Hakim, Brandee Younger, and Serpentwithfeet.