Best Songs of The Week: ft. Dr. Dre, Saba, 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 Dr. Dre, Saba, Junglepussy, Cities Aviv, and more.
Scroll through selections from this week’s sequence of the best songs below and subscribe to Okayplayer’s Spotify channel today.
Mike Digi featuring Lord Jah-Monte Ogbon – “We Made It Right, It’s Up Now”
Lord Jah-Monte Ogbon lights up a gorgeous soul loop on Mike Digi‘s new album, Kindred Binge.
Saba – “One Way or Every N**** With a Budget”
Saba reflects on the distance he’s covered on this breezy selection from his stellar new album, Few Good Things, out today via Pivot Gang.
Substantial and KDFoxx featuring MLLN and Malcolm Jackson – “Your Greatest Weapon”
A simmering standout from Substantial and KDFoxx‘s new album, Animal Arithmetic Vol. 1.
Emmavie and Wakai – “Starter Jacket”
Emmavie and Wakai link up on a lush, lovely, perfectly-swung r&b suite.
Junglepussy – “CRITIQUA”
Junglepussy dips into a distinctively boom-bap mode on this hard-hitting opener to her new five-track project, Jp5000.
Maylee Todd – “Infinite Program”
Maylee Todd delivers another dreamy shot of atmospherics on the latest preview of her upcoming project for Stones Throw Records.
Ravyn Lenae featuring Steve Lacy – “Skin Tight”
Ravyn Lenae and Steve Lacy join forces on a slick and seductive slow-burner.
Dr. Dre featuring Anderson .Paak and Rick Ross – “The Scenic Route”
Dr. Dre reunites with Anderson .Paak and Rick Ross on one of five new songs created exclusively for a new Grand Theft Auto Online story expansion (which just might be the closest we get to a proper follow-up to 2015’s Compton.)