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 Kari Faux, Lord Byron, James Blake, Flee Lord, Alchemist, and more.
Scroll through selections from this week’s sequence of the best songs below and subscribe to Okayplayer’s Spotify channel today.
Cypress Hill – “How I Could Just Kill a Man (Alchemist and Beat Butcha Remix)”
Flee Lord and Roc Marciano – “This What Ya Want?
Tha God Fahim and Nicholas Craven- “Bitter End”
A searing sax loop slices through this highlight from Tha God Fahim and Nicholas Craven’s new album, Dump Dawg: Shot Clock King.
Lord Byron and Ben Hixon – “I Love The Game, Love The Hustle”
Lord Byron and Ben Hixon prove to a be potent pairing (once again,) on this G-Funk-fueled gem from their new collaborative album, A PORTRAIT OF FYODOR ON FIRE, out today on all DSPs via Dolfin Records.
Kari Faux – “Too Much, Too Fast”
Kari Faux announces a deluxe edition of her 2020 album, Lowkey Superstar, with a blistering outtake, featuring a few bars from Deante Hitchcock.
Shy Glizzy & Glizzy Gang – “Mafioso”
Shy Glizzy keeps the heat streak alive with a sophisticatedly shameless loosie.
James Blake – “Life is Not The Same”
James Blake marches onward to the release of his upcoming album, Friends That Break Your Heart, with a hauntingly sleek late-night anthem.