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Weekend Burners: Best Tracks of the Week

Hear and stream the best African hip-hop and music tracks that came out 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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Fela Kuti ‘Sorrow Tears & Blood’ [Limited Edition 12"]

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Branko of Buraka Som Sistema’s ‘Drums Slums & Hums’ [Mixtape]

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Chimurenga Renaissance [Baba Maraire] "Boom"

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AFRICA IN YOUR EARBUDS #41: JON THEODORE

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Video: Congo Beat Making Lab ‘Zenga’

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LV Members Form SwamiMillion [EP Download]

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D’banj x Fally Ipupa ‘Nous Les Meilleurs (We The Best)’ [Download]

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>>>Stream: D'banj x Fally Ipupa 'Nous Les Meilleurs (We The Best)' ___________________________________________________________________________

Video: Mi Casa ‘All The Glory’

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Watch Davido Perform 'Assurance' & 'Jowo' On Jimmy Kimmel Live

The Nigerian superstar performed for the late night American TV show.

Davido stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live last night to give viewers a lively performance.

Backed by a full band, the Nigerian superstar kicked things off by playing A Good Time single "Assurance," which will reportedly be featured in the Coming 2 America soundtrack. After a quick interlude and set change—a king's throne appeared onstage—Davido and his band went into a medley of "Jowo," his A Better Time single.

Davido's been busy this year as he recently shared the music video for A Better Time's "The Best" alongside Mayorkun, was featured in the remix of Focalistic's "Ke Star," and collaborated with Teni on "For You."

Watch Davido's Jimmy Kimmel live performance of "Assurance" and "Jowo (Medley) below.

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