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 JPEGMAFIA, Maxo Kream, Black Milk, SahBabii, and more.
Scroll through selections from this week’s sequence of the best songs below and subscribe to Okayplayer’s Spotify channel today.
DJ Harrison – “Be Better”
After a streak of shifty remixes (and a stellar 2020 outing with Rob Milton as Sons of The James,) DJ Harrison‘s first solo single in years is an all-pro exploration of muddy Soulquarian funk.
Nubya Garcia – “Inner Game (Blvck Spvde Remix)”
Helado Negro – “Hometown Dream”
Helado Negro cooks up a dreamy and entrancing spell on this standout from his new album, Far In, out today via Private Energy.
JPEGMAFIA – “WHAT KIND OF RAPPING IS THIS”
JPEGMAFIA crafts a bit of late-night r&b bliss on this glistening highlight from his new album, LP!, which is out today via EQT Recordings and Republic Records.
Maxo Kream – “MAMA’s PURSE”
Maxo Kream lays out his regrets on a crawling haunt from his star-studded new album, Weight of The World, out today via RCA.
SahBabii – “Teacher”
SahBabii returns with some playful lessons on his latest loosie.
Dijon – “Rodeo Clown”
Dijon offers another glimpse at his upcoming debut album with a tortured, spacious and twangy ballad.
Black Milk – “Cause I Was Living”
Black Milk blesses the towering second volume of Gangster Doodles’ compilation with a razor-sharp performance. Gangster Music Vol. 2 is out today via All City, featuring appearances from Iman Omari, Dam-Funk, Ovrkast, Liv.e, Lil B, and more.