Best Songs of The Week: ft. Georgia Anne Muldrow, Robert Glasper, 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 Georgia Anne Muldrow, Robert Glasper, Earl Sweatshirt, FKA twigs, and more.
Scroll through selections from this week’s sequence of the best songs below and subscribe to Okayplayer’s Spotify channel today.
Earl Sweatshirt – “Lye”
Earl Sweatshirt reunites with The Alchemist on this smooth and meditative burn from his new album, SICK!, out today via the rapper’s Tan Cressida imprint.
V Don featuring Fly Anakin – “The Real”
V Don recruits Fly Anakin for a cerated verse on this hypnotic standout from the Harlem producer’s new album, Better Than Money, out today via Serious Soundz.
DJ Muggz and Rigz featuring Mooch – “Where Ya Soul At?”
Rigz and Mooch recount a beautiful struggle over a cinematic soul loop from DJ Muggs. The track appears on Rigz and Muggs’ new collaborative project, Gold, which is out today via Soul Assasins Records.
AZ and 2 Chainz – “Motorola Era”
As he readies his final trap album, 2 Chainz previews what could be his next phase on a sleek AZ link-up, produced by Statik Selektah.
Father – “Pay N Spray”
Father provides an ATLean answer to Griselda’s gritty boom-bap with a skittering one-off haunt.
FKA twigs – “lightbeamers”
A shifty and entrancing mid-album palette cleanser from the new FKA twigs mixtape, CAPRISONGS, which is out today via Young Recordings and Atlantic.
Robert Glasper featuring Killer Mike, BJ The Chicago Kid, and Big K.R.I.T. – “Black Superhero”
Killer Mike, Big K.R.I.T., and BJ The Chicago Kid join Robert Glasper on for a sobering new single from the pianist and producer’s upcoming album, Black Radio 3.
Lilblackkids (Georgia Anne Muldrow and Keith Rice) – “Planet of The Blues”
Georgia Anne Muldrow links with Keith Rice on a funk-forward introduction to their newly-formed group, Lilblackkids.