The Spherical-Up is Okayplayer’s weekly playlist of one of the best songs within the worlds of hip-hop and R&B. This week’s set options new music from Boldy James, Phony Ppl, JID, James Tillman, and extra.
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YUNGMORPHEUS – “Sonny’s Triangle”
Certainly one of two laidback however vigorous loosies from YUNGMORPHEUS out this week forward of the rapper’s incoming EP, Burnished Sums, which is slated to reach on November 18th by way of Lex Data.
James Tillman – “West Facet”
James Tillman narrows the bodily and emotional distance on the tremoring, synth-soaked curtain name from his new album, Magic Metropolis Thriller, which is out at present by way of Musellá Artistic.
Phony Ppl – “dialtone.”
Phony Ppl keep of their electrical boogie bag with one other zap-and-clap-happy two-step particular as the newest single from their upcoming album, EUPHONYUS, which is out on November 18th by way of 300 Leisure.
Joji – “NIGHT RIDER”
Joji places the pedal to the ground with a frigid and criminally brief opener to the second disc of his new album, SMITHEREENS, which is out at present by way of 88 Rising and Warner Bros. Data.
Butch Dawson that includes Pink Siifu – “Why Trouble”
JID – “2007”
After getting scrubbed from his breakout album for clearances, this smooth and simmered two-parter from JID‘s The Perpetually Story slips out of litigation and again into the tracklist of an excellent 2022 venture.
Boldy James and Futurewave – “Jam Grasp J”
Boldy James brandishes his hallmark hustle and grit on this hypnotic choice from Mr. Ten08, the Detroit rapper’s new collaborative album with Futurewave, which is out at present by way of WAVGODMUSIC Inc.
MIKE – “What Do I Do”
MIKE glides over a spacious and pitched-down loop on the newest single from the rapper’s soon-to-arrive album, BEWARE OF THE MONKEY, which is slated to drop on December twenty first by way of 10k.