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Weekend Burners: Best Tracks of the Week

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


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In Weekend Burners we highlight our choices of the best music videos, tracks and mixes that came across our desks throughout the week. Get ‘em below straight from the Okayafrica bunker:

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Blitz the Ambassador ‘DIKEMBE!’

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Ondatrópica "Chop 'n' Quench" (Fela Kuti Cover)

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Petite Noir 'Noirse' (Fort Romeau Remix)

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Laura Mvula "She"

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Sarkodie ‘Original’

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Nneka "Kangpe"

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Sammus "DL"

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Young Fathers ‘Queen Is Dead’

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