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The Spherical-Up is Okayplayer’s weekly playlist of the perfect 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 pronounces his first mission in six years with a hard-hitting efficiency. The long-awaited comeback album, Herbert, is due on December sixteenth through Prime Dawg Leisure.
Liv.e – “Wild Animals”
Liv.e sounds the alarm for her sophomore album, Woman In The Half Pearl, with a steamy, ivory-soaked single. Her new album is slated to reach on February tenth through 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 mission, Burnished Sums, which is out immediately through Lex Data.
Phony Ppl – “love simply died.”
Phony Ppl dive deep into a giant, blissful boogie groove on this two-step-friendly choice kind their new album, Euphonyus, which is out immediately through 300 Leisure, that includes appearances from Megan Thee Stallion, Leon Thomas, and The Soul Rebels.
$ilkmoney – “Eddie Murphy Golden Baby Hat”
$ilkmoney bounces between royally stoned and sublimely sobering sentiments on this breezy minimize from his superlative shock album, I Don’t Give a Fuck About This Rap Shit, Imma Simply Drop Till I Don’t Really feel Like It Anymore, which is out now through DB$B Data.