Best Songs of The Week: ft. Vince Staples, Tyler The Creator, 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 Tyler The Creator, Vince Staples, H.E.R., YL, Georgia Anne Muldrow, and more.

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

Wiki – “Uncut Gems”

Just a few weeks after teaming up with NAH on a stellar collaborative outing, Wiki delivers a steel-toed solo transmission.

YL featuring Koncept Jack$on – “LUDACRIS”

YL trades bars with Koncept Jackson on a hyper-swung selection from the New York rapper’s new project, IT NEVER ENTERED MY MIND, out today via RRR Music Group.

Tyler The Creator – “LUMBERJACK”

Tyler The Creator officially rings the new album alarm with a return to gritty bars and gorgeously twisted visuals on the brooding (and Gravediggas-sampling) campaign-starter for Call Me If You Get Lost (out next week.)

Vince Staples – “Law of Averages”

Vince Staples announces his 2021 entry with a cold Kenny Beats-produced single and an accompanying visual.

Isaiah Rashad – “Headshots (4r Da Locals)”

Isaiah Rashad dips into something distinctly dark and immutably southern with the latest single from his upcoming album, The House is Burning (which is still missing a firm release date.)

Gengis Don featuring Georgia Anne Muldrow, Keenyn Omari, and WHYTRI – “Manic”

Gengis Don assembles a crew of raucous jazz misfits (comprising Georgia Anne Muldrow, Keenyn Omari, and WHYTRI,) on an ascendent standalone suite.

H.E.R. featuring Thundercat – “Bloody Waters”

H.E.R. gets Thundercat to play it straight on a smooth and soulful standout from the new album, Back of My Mind, out today via RCA.

Peyton – “Don’t U Wanna Fly”

Peyton serves up another dreamy glimpse at her upcoming project, PSA, out on July 23rd via Stones Throw Records.


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

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