Picture of Navy Blue by Devlin Claro for Def Jam.
The Spherical-Up is Okayplayer’s weekly playlist of the very best songs within the worlds of hip-hop and R&B. This week’s set options new music from Navy Blue, Benny Sings, Madison McFerrin, Hit-Boy, and extra.
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Madison McFerrin – “God Herself”
Madison McFerrin stacks the harmonies sky-high and obscures the secular/sacred line on a stunning new single from her upcoming album, I Hope You Can Forgive Me, which is ready for launch on Could twelfth.
Navy Blue that includes Liv.e and Venna – “Embers”
Navy Blue trails a mild piano line with some heart-warming gratitude on a touching standout from his Budgie-produced main label debut, Methods of Realizing, which is out at this time through Def Jam, that includes appearances from Zeroh, Kelly Moonstone, Liv.e, and extra.
Benny Sings – “Take Your Time”
Benny Sings provides yacht rock a wanted and essential replace on this wispy, catchy-as-hell nearer to his new Kenny Beats-produced album, Younger Hearts, which is out at this time through Stones Throw Data.
JPEGMAFIA and Danny Brown – “Run The Jewels”
JPEGMAFIA and Danny Brown reside as much as their mission assertion on this ferocious, funk-fueled, and criminally-short jolt from their new collaborative album, Scaring The Hoes, which is out at this time.
Larry June and The Alchemist that includes Large Sean – “Palisades”
Large Sean finds himself proper at dwelling on this swirling and ghostly vamp from Larry June and The Alchemist’s incoming collaborative album, The Nice Escape, which is out on March thirtieth through Freeminded/ALC/EMPIRE.
Hit-Boy that includes Devin Morrison – “NU.WAV”
Devin Morisson threads a skittering drill manufacturing with heat, extensive synths and a cascading melody on among the finest songs from the brand new Hit-Boy album, Surf or Drown, which is out at this time, that includes a mile-long listing of friends, together with Nas, The Alchemist, James Fauntleroy, Dom Kennedy, and extra.