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A moving ballad, a delightful debut, and plenty of sass in this week's musical round-up

Princess Nokia: G.O.A.T. Princess Nokia’s brand new video for the Wally West-produced “G.O.A.T.” sees her rolling around the city in a bright red Polaris Slingshot three-wheeler. The NYC-based artist references her individuality and self-assurance throughout the cruise-y tune, while also mentioning Clueless and MySpace. “Ain’t no average bitch, I been the man, I been the GOAT,” she rhymes in her effortless and familiar flow. Moses …

Olivia Nelson: Cleopatra

London-based singer/songwriter Olivia Nelson’s debut solo track, “Cleopatra,” is a super-funky and infectious tune. Channeling some slick R&B vocals, Nelson’s voice over the groovy beat creates an ideal, sweet balance. We look forward to seeing what’s next for the up-and-coming artist.

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Vale to two legendary funk and soul musicians, a new song from Little Dragon and more in our musical round-up

Little Dragon: High Along with a video for their glistening new track “High,” Swedish band Little Dragon has announced a North American tour that will begin in April. The first release from the four-piece since 2014’s Nabuma Rubberband, the song is sexy, hazy and spacey—and entirely sublime. Al Jarreau: We’re In This Love Together Beginning his musical career in the jazz world, Al Jarreau was …