Best Songs of The Week: ft. Namir Blade, Koreatown Oddity, and More

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Namir Blade, Koreatown Oddity, and More

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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 Namir Blade, Koreatown Oddity, BLK ODYSSY, Denzel Curry, and more.

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

Namir Blade featuring Ke’Osha Oshay and Jamiah Hudson – “Cruisin’ USA”

Namir Blade glides in and out of formative memories on this immersive collaboration with Ke’Osha Oshay and Jamiah Woods. The track appears on his new album, Metropolis, which is out today via Mello Music Group, featuring appearances from The Adoni, Jordan Webb, Cashmere Cool, and more.

Denzel Curry – “Walkin’ (Key Glock Remix)”

Roughly six months after announcing his stellar 2022 album with “Walkin,’” Denzel Curry revives the lead single with a leisurely verse from Memphis rapper, Key Glock.

Gucci Mane – “Mrs. Davis”

Gucci Mane puts one up for wifey with a rare marital rap anthem.

Emmavie – “2003 (Remix)”

Ruby Francis puts a blissful house bounce on a standout from Emmavie‘s 2021 album, What’s A Diamond To A Baby. The track appears on the first volume of remixes for the album, which is out now, featuring additional edits from Danny Ives, Cay Caleb, rndmbeats, and more.

BLK ODYSSY featuring George Clinton and Benny The Butcher – “Benny’s Got a Gun”

BLK ODYSSY links with Benny The Butcher and the incomparable George Clinton for a dark meditation on the cyclical nature of violence.

Koreatown Oddity – “Aggro Crag”

Koreatown Oddity scours his galaxy brain for some blips of optimism on the spacious title track of his new EP for Stones Throw, which is out today and available as a maxi-single tape via the label’s site.

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