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 Larry June, Deem Spencer, John Carroll Kirby, oddCouple, and more.
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Medhane – “Self Care”
Teased on the back half of a two-sided single released earlier this month, “Self Care” is a hyper-swung and low-end-heavy standout from Amethyst of Morning, a new project from Brooklyn’s Medhane.
Wavy Bagels featuring S.I.T.H. and Silence – “Pochita Steel”
Wavy Bagels links with S.I.T.H. and Silence on a jazz-laced loosie.
John Robinson – “Martin & Malcolm”
John Carrol Kirby – “Sensing Not Seeing”
Stones Throw’s John Carroll Kirby slips into a driving Afrobeat groove with his latest standalone transmission.
Moonshine Collective featuring Georgia Anne Muldrow and Sango – “Onward”
Larry June – “You Gotta”
Never one to step away for too long, Larry June returns with a set of G-Funk-fueled affirmations in his latest single from the upcoming album, Orange Print (out June 11th via EMPIRE/The Freeminded Records.)
Vic Spencer featuring Roc Marciano and Ransom – “Charter Members”
Deem Spencer featuring Okay Kaya – “Wife Wife”
Deem Spencer takes a romantic lap around town in the video for a lovestruck single.