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Weekend Burners: The Best Tracks & Music Videos Of The Week

Download and watch the best African hip-hop songs and music videos that came out 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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Alec Lomami ‘CLV’ ft. Sammus & Badi Banx

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Muzi’s Durban Hyper Bass Music

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Blitz The Ambassador ‘The Warm Up’ EP

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Uproot Andy Worlwide Ting Vol. 2

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Ill Skillz’ ‘To The Beat Ya’ll (T.T.B.Y.)’

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Luanda’s Crown Prince of Afro-House Djeff aka Afrozilla

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