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Weekend Burners: Best Tracks of the Week

Stream the top modern African hip-hop music singles released this week.


Artwork: Folasade Adeoso

We realize our site cycles through an, at times, overwhelming number of videos, tracks, remixes and mixtapes from a deluge of African/diaspora artists that not everyone is familiar with — in fact, we've gotten a large amount of reader feedback stating so. With Weekend Burners we aim to address that by highlighting our choices of the best music content that made it on the blog throughout the week. Get 'em below straight from the Okayafrica bunker:

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Bombino & Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach Make Desert Rock For The Modern Ear

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AFRICA IN YOUR EARBUDS #42: RADIO TANZANIA

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Video: Oy ‘Market Place’

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Audio: Laura Mvula ‘Sing To The Moon’ [LP Stream] + Robin Hannibal Remix

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Video Premiere: Fore ‘Cherry Coloured’

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Video: Mauritanian Pop Experimentalist Mo Kolours’ ‘Promise’

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