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10 African Music Videos That Defined Our Childhoods

Let nostalgia overwhelm you as you soak in the dance moves, the outfits, the hairstyles, and the iconic African jams that defined your childhood with these throwbacks.

We're feeling a bit nostalgic around this time of year, and thought you might like to take a walk down memory lane with us by revisiting some of the many African throwbacks that that colored our childhoods.

From King Sunny Ade to Brenda Fassie, these throwbacks remind us of the "good 'ol days" and, even after all these years, we still can't get enough.

Check out some of the quintessential African throwbacks that defined our childhood below.

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The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Rema, BLK JKS, Tkay Maidza, Ayra Starr and more.

Every week, we highlight the top releases 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 our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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Listen to Djembe Monks' New House Single 'Nhliziyo Yam' Featuring Thandy Dhlana

Zimbabwean afro-house collective Djembe Monks' latest single, featuring Thandy Dhlana, is a soothing tribal house dance track (perfect for the heartbroken).