The Round-Up is Okaplayer’s weekly playlist of the best songs from the world of hip-hop and R&B. This week’s set features new music from Steve Lacy, Planet Asia, Moor Mother, Ahwlee, and more.
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Awhlee – “Legassi”
A murky marvel of Awhlee’s stellar office dump, FTRSwhich is officially part of the larger DSP landscape after an exclusive Bandcamp drop in April.
Camden Malik – “Personal Reasons”
Camden Malik muscles up on this chirping wonder from his latest project, wife beater chronicles, out today via Rich Panther Records.
Planet Asia – “Float to the max”
Planet Asia slips into cinematic vampire funk on the opening track of their new album, Monarchy Medallionsout today via Gold Chain Music.
Caleb Giles – “Siren’s Song”
Caleb Giles lets out a fit of romance on a sparse and spacious loosie.
Steve Lacy – “Bad Habit”
Steve Lacy turns an oblivious tick into a great love song on the latest single from his upcoming second studio album, Gemini rightwhich will be released on July 15 via RCA.
Medhane – “Ginger”
Medhane maintains a strong singles campaign with a sleek performance on a breezy soulful loop from Los Angeles producer Junie.
Moor Mother featuring Wolf Weston and Aquiles Navarro – “Dust Together”
Moor Mother teams up with Wolf Weston and Aquiles Navarro on this wandering, meditative selection from their new album, Jazz Codesout today via Anti, featuring appearances from Melanie Charles, Orion Sun, Jason Moran, AKAI SOLO, YUNGMORPHEUS, Fatboi Sharif, and more.