Best Songs of The Week: ft. Joyce Wrice, Nick Hakim, 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 Joyce Wrice, Nick Hakim, Wiki, Jamila Woods, and more.
Scroll through selections from this week’s sequence of the best songs below and subscribe to Okayplayer’s Spotify channel today.
Wiki and Subjxct 5 – “The Fonz”
Wiki and Jersey producer Subjxct 5 offer up a cinematic hometown ode as the latest glimpse at their forthcoming collaborative project, Cold Cuts, which is set to arrive on October 21st via Wikset Enterprise.
Jay Nice – “Old Feelings”
A blissful hustle anthem off Heightened Senses, the second project from Jay Nice in as many weeks, which is out today via Copenhagen Crates.
demahjiae featuring Ovrkast – “Lord”
Oakland rappers demahjiae and Ovrkast showcase a new bounce for the Bay on an ascendant, neck-cranking loosie.
The Kount and Kaelin Ellis – “Sunday Stroll”
The Kount and Kaelin Ellis dip into their jazz chops on this propulsive selection from their new collaborative album, Vignette, which is out today.
Joyce Wrice – “Lookin’ For Ya”
One of three face-scrunching Kaytranada collaborations from the new Joyce Wrice EP, Motive, which is out today.
Jamila Woods – “Boundaries”
Jamila Woods steps back into the fold a meditation on the walls we build in relationships that’s equally fit for dance floor and couch-locked rotations.
Nick Hakim – “M1”
Nick Hakim floats over warped and wide-panning choral beds on this blotted-out DJ Dahi-produced single from his upcoming album, Cometa, which is due on October 21st via ATO Records.