Welcome to a new edition of Staff Picks, where HNHH shares some of their favorite (Soundcloud) releases of the past week. This week’s edition features quite a range of names and styles, from the r’n’b-leaning records of Christina Milian and Johnny Rain to the classic hip-hop sound on Kirk Knight’s banger, to the alternative sound from the Blended Babies.

Let this playlist serve as a warm-up for the weekend, or play it while you’re chilling out and doing nothing on purpose on Sunday. 

Mike DeLeon: Christina Milian feat. Lil Wayne “Do It”

Trevor Smith: Shawty Lo feat. Future “Problems”

Kevin Goddard: Shawn Harris “All Black”

Rose Lilah: Johnny Rain feat. James Blake “Animosity / Dear Xodi”; G-Eazy “Need You Now”

Danny Schwartz: Blended Babies feat. Anderson .Paak & Asher Roth “Make It Work”; Kirk Knight feat. Joey Bada$$, Flatbush Zombies & Dizzy Wright “Good Knight”

Justin Fleischer: Chaz French feat. Saba “What Ya Say”

DJ S.WHiT: Tdot illdude “All Good”; Dave East “Demons”

Angus Walker: Juvenile “Fux You & Your B#$ch 2”