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 Liv.e, Hiatus Kaiyote, Zack Fox, Roc Marciano, Bathe, and more.
Scroll through selections from this week’s sequence of the best songs below and subscribe to Okayplayer’s Spotify channel today.
Mac Miller – “Here We Go”
An early sign of Mac Miller‘s staying power off the late rapper’s seventh and final mixtape, Faces, which arrives on DSPs today for the first time since its original release on Mother’s Day 2014.
Lou Phelps – “Sound of Money”
Zack Fox – “shut the fuck up talking to me”
Alchemist provides a lush and lucid loop to close out the surprise debut album from artist-turned-comedian-turned-surprisingly-strong-rapper, Zack Fox. shut the fuck up talking to me is out today via Parasang.
Nicholas Craven featuring Roc Marciano – “1000 Mile Stare”
Nicholas Craven recruits Roc Marciano for a vicious verse on his latest loosie.
Liv.e – “Bout It”
Bathe – “Jetlagged”
Bathe match the daze of a long flight with a sleekly sedative late-night r&b anthem from their new album, Bicoastal, which is out today via Good Energy Recordings.
Hiatus Kaiyote – “Canopic Jar”
Just a few months after the release of their Brainfeeder debut, Hiatus Kaiyote follow through with a haunting spell of jagged soul (and just in time for the Fright Night festivities to begin.)
Prince – “Do Me, Baby (79 Demo)”
A rarity from the mystical vault arrives by way of the Prince estate in celebration of the late icon’s fourth studio album, Controversy, entering its 40th lap around the sun.