The Round-Up: Best Songs of Month – October 2017

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Featuring King Krule, NxWorries, Kelela and more

October 2017 has now come and gone, leaving nothing but unshakeable frequencies in its wake.

HEAR: In Hip-Hop and Beyond: Heatwave

The early stretch of the month saw long-awaited releases from Kelela, Kamasi Washington, dvsn, King Krule and Brent Faiyaz, while last week alone was laced with full-lengths from Big K.R.I.T. and Majid Jordan, as well as surprise albums from Willow Smith and a trio of ATLien trap stars in Offset, 21 Savage and Metro Boomin.

Which is to say that it might have been easy to get buried under all that heat in such a narrow span of time. But that’s where we come in. Closing out the month, we’re presenting a special edition of The Round-Up, featuring hand-picked selections of standout singles and deep album cuts from a (not just) knee-deep haul of October releases to prep you for this evening’s Fright Night festivities, forever incomplete without a fitting score.

READ: Nostalgia, Ultra: A Look At Frank Ocean’s Vintage Intimacy

Hear the best songs of October in this month-capping installment of The Round-Up below. Hit the link to join on us on the twisted paths of rhythm via Spotify.



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

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