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The Spherical-Up is Okayplayer’s weekly playlist of the most effective songs within the worlds of hip-hop and R&B. This week’s set options new music from Madlib, Liv.e, YUNGMORPHEUS, Ab-Soul, Phony Ppl, and extra.
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Fly Anakin – “No Dough (Madlib Remix)”
Madlib recalibrates a standout from Fly Anakin‘s stellar 2022 album, Frank, with a scorching funk vamp.
Ab-Soul that includes Fre$h – “Gang’Nem”
Ab-Soul formally declares his first venture in six years with a hard-hitting efficiency. The long-awaited comeback album, Herbert, is due on December sixteenth by way of High Dawg Leisure.
Liv.e – “Wild Animals”
Liv.e sounds the alarm for her sophomore album, Lady In The Half Pearl, with a steamy, ivory-soaked single. Her new album is slated to reach on February tenth by way of In Actual Life.
YUNGMORPHEUS that includes Goya Gumbani – “Head Above The Water”
YUNGMORPHEUS recruits Goya Gumbani to affix forces on a lush and regal loop from the Los Angeles rapper’s new venture, Burnished Sums, which is out as we speak by way of Lex Data.
Phony Ppl – “love simply died.”
Phony Ppl dive deep into an enormous, blissful boogie groove on this two-step-friendly choice kind their new album, Euphonyus, which is out as we speak by way of 300 Leisure, that includes appearances from Megan Thee Stallion, Leon Thomas, and The Soul Rebels.
$ilkmoney – “Eddie Murphy Golden Baby Hat”
$ilkmoney bounces between royally stoned and sublimely sobering sentiments on this breezy lower from his superlative shock album, I Don’t Give a Fuck About This Rap Shit, Imma Simply Drop Till I Don’t Really feel Like It Anymore, which is out now by way of DB$B Data.