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Weekend Burners: Best Tracks of the Week

Download and stream the best African hip-hop tracks and videos dropped this week.


Image from "Mauritania - State of Security" by Joe Penney.

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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AFRICA IN YOUR EARBUDS #49: KOOL A.D. ‘CHANGOHOLICS’

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Cody Chesnutt’s ‘I’ve Been Life’

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Nigeria’s Mystery Man William Onyeabor

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Ope Teflon x Ajebutter22 "Eja Tutu"

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Rare Ghanaian 45s from The Cutlass Dance Band

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