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 Nas, LION BABE, Boldy James, Pink Siifu, YUNGMORPHEUS, and more.
Scroll through selections from this week’s sequence of the best songs below and subscribe to Okayplayer’s Spotify channel today.
Reaper Mook – “Masterpiece
Long Beach’s own, Reaper Mook, slips into a sinister flow on the opening cut of his new album, For The Pagne, out today via Reaper Mafia Records.
Boldy James and Alchemist – “Turpentine/Steel Wool”
Just a day after revealing the prestigious guest list for their next collaborative album, Boldy James and Alchemist offer a two-headed preview of BO JACKSON, out next Friday via the producer’s ALC Records banner.
YUNGMORPHEUS and Eyedress – “Georgette’s Tea Room”
Nas featuring Ms. Lauryn Hill – “Nobody”
LION BABE – “Going Through It”
Pink Siifu featuring Nelson Bandela, Monte Booker, Lance Skiiiwalker, and JayBee Lamahj – “Voicemails Uptown”
Pink Siifu assembles a crew of rap and r&b misfits for a booming cut from his stellar new project, GUMBO!, out today via Dynamite Hill.
Homeboy Sandman – “FYI”
Homeboy Sandman beats his chest on a sinister selection from his new Aesop Rock-produced project, Anjelitu, out today on Mello Music Group.