Best Songs of The Week: ft. Larry June, Deem Spencer, and More [Playlist]

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 Larry June, Deem Spencer, John Carroll Kirby, oddCouple, and more.

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

Medhane – “Self Care”

Teased on the back half of a two-sided single released earlier this month, “Self Care” is a hyper-swung and low-end-heavy standout from Amethyst of Morning, a new project from Brooklyn’s Medhane.

Wavy Bagels featuring S.I.T.H. and Silence – “Pochita Steel”

Wavy Bagels links with S.I.T.H. and Silence on a jazz-laced loosie.

John Robinson – “Martin & Malcolm”

New York’s subterranean rap vet, John Robinson, offers a breezy lead single for King JR, his upcoming collaborative album with Blu (handling all of the production.)

John Carrol Kirby – “Sensing Not Seeing”

Stones Throw’s John Carroll Kirby slips into a driving Afrobeat groove with his latest standalone transmission.

Moonshine Collective featuring Georgia Anne Muldrow and Sango – “Onward”

Moonshine Collective recruits Georgia Anne Muldrow and Sango for a summer-ready dancefloor burner.

Larry June – “You Gotta”

Never one to step away for too long, Larry June returns with a set of G-Funk-fueled affirmations in his latest single from the upcoming album, Orange Print (out June 11th via EMPIRE/The Freeminded Records.)

Vic Spencer featuring Roc Marciano and Ransom – “Charter Members”

Roc Marciano and Ransom join Vic Spencer for a regal rap cypher on this extra-lux highlight from Spencer’s new album, Legend Laws of Power.

Deem Spencer featuring Okay Kaya – “Wife Wife”

Deem Spencer takes a romantic lap around town in the video for a lovestruck single.


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

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