Best Songs of The Week: ft. Earl Sweatshirt, Kaytranada, 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 Earl Sweatshirt, Kaytranada, Freddie Gibbs, DJ Harrison, Saba, and more.

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

R.A.P. Ferreira – “East Nashville”

R.A.P. Ferreira maps out his travels on a smooth new single from his upcoming project, the Light-Emitting Diamond Cutter Scriptures, out next Friday via Ruby Yacht.

DJ Harrison featuring Pink Siifu – “Cosmos”

Pink Siifu joins DJ Harrison on another hazed-out cut from the producer’s incoming project, Tales From the Old Dominion, out December 3rd on Stones Throw Records.

Medhane featuring Navy Blue – “no sugar”

Medhane joins forces with Navy Blue on a lush standout from the rapper’s new tape, Do The Math. 



Freddie Gibbs featuring Jadakiss – “Black Illuminati”

Freddie Gibbs keeps his year-long singles campaign alive with an ice-cold Jadakiss collaboration.

Saba – “Stop That”

Saba delivers a daggering and deeply-rooted new single from his upcoming album, Few Good Things.

Earl Sweatshirt – “2010”

Earl Sweatshirt closes out a feature-heavy year with a sobering diagnostic of the last decade.

Isaiah Rashad featuring Young Nudy – “Deep Blue”


 Isaiah Rashad enlists Young Nudy on a booming bonus cut on the newly released deluxe edition of the TDE rapper’s stellar 2021 album, The House is Burning. 

Kaytranada featuring Mach-Hommy – “$payforhaiti”

Thoughts and prayers won’t cut it on this neck-cranking Kaytranada and Mach-Hommy collaboration off the producer’s new three-pack, Intimidated.


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

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