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Weekend Burners: Best Tracks of the Week

Heat the best African music and African hip-hop tracks released this week.


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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Endeguena Mulu’s Ethiopian Dubstep/Bass

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The GTW x Tink ‘When I’m Lit’ (Rework)

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Sarkodie ‘Lies’ ft. Lil Shaker

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Olugbenga ‘Hafiza [INNOCENCE]

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Pharoahe Monch’s “Haile Selassie Karate” In South Africa

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Meye Mind ‘Bitch’ (Spoek Mathambo x Blak Belt Jones Remix)

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The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Tekno x Mafikizolo, Yaw Tog, Muzi, Seyi Shay x Yemi Alade, M.anifest x Juls 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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