LISTEN: J. Cole's 'Crooked Smile' Featuring TLC

Yes, it's early in the week. But it's going to be hard this week to top J. Cole's new cut, "Crooked Smile," featuring TLC. Yes, TLC. The track, which dropped on Tuesday, is the perfect dose of '90s R&B meshed with fresh verses by the rising prince.

On the track, TLC's T-Boz and Chilli proclaim: "You're the one that was tryna keep me way down/ But like the sun know you know I found my way back round."

It's gold. Listen below. Born Sinner arrives—in case you've forgotten—on June 18.

LISTEN: Portugal. The Man's 'Modern Jesus' + 'Evil Friends' Album Stream

Portugal. The Man is ready to return, and the Portland-based band is looking to make quite the impression. Their new record, Evil Friends, produced by the one and only Danger Mouse (Jack White, The Black Keys, Norah Jones). Not only does the producer (aka Brian Burton) have a notably golden touch, but the band is offering some of their best material since their 2005 inception.

LISTEN: J. Cole's 'Niggaz Know'

J. Cole on Friday unleashed another new track ahead of his forthcoming album, Born Sinner. The new cut, "Niggaz Know," certainly acknowledges how far he's come since his 2011 debut album, but the track still sounds raw and somewhat like a confessional.

LISTEN: Mayer Hawthorne Debuts 'Her Favorite Song,' Featuring Jessie Ware

While the single doesn't officially release to retail until May 21, Mayer Hawthorne on Wednesday unveiled "Her Favorite Song," a collaboration with Jessie Ware. The soulful singer is preparing for the release of his new album, Where Does This Door Go, which arrives on July 16. He co-produced his latest effort with Oak of Pop & Oak, in addition to production by Pharrell, Greg Wells and Jack Splash.