Best Songs of The Week: ft. Freddie Gibbs, Dreamville, and More

Freddie Gibbs performs at l' Elysée Montmartre on March 29, 2022 in Paris, France.

Photo by David Wolff-Patric for Redferns via Getty Images.

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 Freddie Gibbs, Dreamville, Vince Staples, Kadhja Bonet, and more.

Scroll through selections from this week’s sequence of the best songs below and subscribe to Okayplayer’s Spotify channel today. 

Ferge x Fisherman – “Time”

A slinky and sweet rhodes-crushed cut from Ferge x Fisherman‘s new album, Duality. Grab your copy of the album on vinyl today.

V.C.R. – “Blue”

Fresh of the road with Pink Siifu, Memphis singer, V.C.R., shares an entrancingly smoky glimpse at her upcoming debut album for Leaving Records.

Jaywop – “Rounds”

Don’t let this southern-stewed siren from Jaywop get too far under the radar. The Phoenix rapper’s sophomore album, Corduroy, is out now via Junior Varsity Entertainment.

A$AP Ant and A$AP Rocky – “The God Hour”

A$AP Ant and A$AP Rocky reunite on a heavenly hustle anthem.

Ari Lennox – “Blackberry Sap”

Ari Lennox slips into a sultry mood on one of two sweltering contributions to the Dreamville collective’s new Gangsta Grillz tape, D-Day. 

Freddie Gibbs featuring Rick Ross – “Ice Cream”

Freddie Gibbs and Rick Ross are an unholy union on this loose and frigid Kenny Beats-produced collaboration.

Vince Staples – “ROSE STREET”

Not even a year after the release of his superlative self-titled album. Vince Staples returns with a neck-cranking one-off.

Kadhja Bonet – “Dear Gina”

Kadhja Bonet slips back into the fold with another soulful lo-fi pop experiment. Earlier this year, the singer signed with Ninja Tune, presumably to release the follow-up to her lauded 2018 album, Childqueen. 

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