ft. Big Boi, Brent Faiyaz, and More
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Scroll through selections from this week’s sequence of the best songs below and subscribe to Okayplayer’s Spotify channel today.
“Silent Murder” is a lost classic that was left off of It Was Written. The song finally gets a proper release. Nas is in top form here.
Common teams up with frequent collaborator PJ for the inspiring new single “Imagine.” Check out the video here.
Singer Brent Fayaz hooks up with Drake and Pharrell for one of the smoothest cuts of 2021. Tap in.
This one is crazy. dvsn and Ty Dolla $ign get strong verse from Mac Miller on the soulful cut “I Believed It.”
Not many do reality rap like Chicago MC G Herbo. The highlight from his new album, 25, is the searing “No Jail Time.”
Singer Mariah The Scientist returns with a new bop called “Aura.”
We have ourselves a Dungeon Family reunion. Big Boi, Killer Mike, and Sleepy Brown reconnect for the molar rattling single “Lower Case (no cap).”
Rico Nasty is known for her mosh-pit music. But she turns the volume down in her catchy new single “Magic.”
Declaime and Madlib could release a bunch of their old shit and it would still better than 90 percent of what’s dropping now.
“Stronger” is an uplifting track from the soundtrack from We The People, Netflix’s new educational show.