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Babes Wodumo, The Weeknd, Sjava and More Appear on Kendrick Lamar-Produced 'Black Panther' Soundtrack

February can't get here soon enough.

'Black Panther' hits theaters in just a couple weeks, and we seriously cannot wait. But, before then, we have the Kendrick Lamar and TDE-produced soundtrack to look forward to.

The multiple grammy-winning rapper shared the cover art and 14-song tracklist for the project on Wednesday, and it's filled with features from some of our favorite artists.

South African artist Babes Wodumo appears on the track "Redemption" along with frequent Kendrick Lamar collaborator Zacari. South African soul singer Sjava will also appear on the album as well as Yugen Blakrok and Saudi.

The album also features The Weeknd, Sza, Travis Scott, Future, James Blake, 2 Chainz, Jorja Smith and other big name artists, including TDE label mates Ab-Soul and Schoolboy Q.

To put it quite simply, the tracklist is fire, and it's pretty cool to see that artists from the continent are well represented.

Kendrick Lamar released the soundtrack's lead single "All the Stars" earlier this month. Hear it below.

Black Panther the Album drops on February 9, just a week before the film's release. This is about to be the best Black History Month ever!

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The UN Has Lifted Its Sanction on Eritrea After Nine Years

Members voted unanimously on Wednesday to remove a nine year sanction—removing a trade embargo and travel ban.

After nine years, the United Nations has voted unanimously to lift Eritrea's economic sanctions, as a result of the government's attempts to foster friendlier relations with neighboring countries Ethiopia, Somalia and Djibouti.

The sanction which was put in place in by the UN Security Council in 2009, after the Eritrean government was accused of backing the Somali extremist group al-Shabab—which it denied. The block included an embargo on trade, an asset freeze and travel ban—making the country a "global pariah," reports BBC Africa.

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The 12 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

The best music of the week featuring Sade, D'banj x Tiwa Savage, FOKN Bois, Busiswa, Mr Eazi, Wizkid, Cassper Nyovest and more.

Every week, we highlight the cream of the crop in music through our Best Music of the Week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow OkayAfrica on Spotify and Apple Music to get immediate updates every week and read about some of our selections ahead.

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Diamond Platnumz & Rayvanny’s 'Mwanza' Has Been Banned In Tanzania

It's been deemed "too vulgar" to be played in the country.

Tanzania's national arts council, Baraza la Sanaa Tanzania (BASATA) has banned Diamond Platnumz and Rayvanny's latest single "Mwanza," and slapped the artists with a hefty fine due to its sexual content.

The board has ordered the label Wasafi Records to remove the track from all digital platforms, and it will no longer be played on the radio or in clubs in Tanzania, reports Kahawa Tungu. The popular song has over 2 million views on YouTube.

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