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 Mndsgn, Fousheé, Lloyd Banks, Ivy Sole, Prince, and more.
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Prince – “Born 2 Die”
U.G.L.Y Boy Modeling – “Havea brasiliensis”
U.G.L.Y Boy Modeling pulls no punchlines on this bossa-infused selection from his new album, SUPREME ou pas, out today via 597942 Records DK.
TOBi – “Don’t Touch”
Mndsgn – “3Hands/ Divine Hands I”
Mndsgn flips from a Neptunes groove to a blazing Pharaohe Sanders-ish jazz fusion free-for-all on this breezy two-parter from his gorgeous new album for Stones Throw, Rare Pleasure.
Ivy Sole – “Dangerous”
Ivy Sole adds another stellar audiovisual bomb to the catalog with a slightly-swung and spell-binding loosie.