Best Songs of The Week: ft. Westside Gunn, Brent Faiyaz, 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 Westside Gunn, Brent Faiyaz, DOMi & JD BECK, Nappy Nina, and more.

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

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”

Killer Mike recruits Dave Chappelle and fellow ATLien, Young Thug, for a hulking and urgent new single serving as the rapper’s first solo release in over a decade.

Nappy Nina and JWords – “Amen”

Nappy Nina and JWords reunite on a gloriously glitchy loosie.

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.

Westside Gunn featuring Stove God Cooks- “Derrick Boleman”

Westside Gunn and Stove God Cooks join forces on one of three supremely soulful Madlib productions from the Buffalo rapper’s new album, Peace “Fly” God, which is out today via Griselda Records.


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

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