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Weekend Burners: Best Tracks of the Week

Downlaod the best African music and hip-hop tracks that dropped this week.


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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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D’banj x Kanye West ‘Scapegoat (The Fix)' [Download]

[audio:http://www.okayafrica.com/wp-content/uploads/DBanj-Records-Scapegoat-The-Fix-ft.-Kanye-West.mp3|titles=D'banj x Kanye West 'Scapegoat (The Fix)']

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Premiere: Kae Sun "When The Pot"

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Femi Kuti ‘The World Is Changing’

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Sinkane ‘Warm Spell’ [NSFW]

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Talib Kweli ‘High Life’ ft. Rubix & Bajah

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Young Fathers "I Heard"

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Show Dem Camp "Feel Alright"

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