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Weekend Burners: The Best Tracks Of The Week

Download and watch the best tracks and African music videos dropped this week.


Moroccan photography by Bruno Barbey [via ADA]

In Weekend Burners we highlight our choices of the best African 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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Shlohmo x Laura Mvula "She (Remix)"

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Afrobeat Airways 2: Return Flight To Ghana 1974-1983

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Chief Boima x Geko Jones 'AFRICA LATINA 2'

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KCEE x Wizkid "Pullover" [Right Click + Save As To Download]

[audio:http://www.okayafrica.com/wp-content/uploads/PULLOVER-KCEE-FT-WIZKID-pro-by-DelB-MASTER.mp3|titles=KCEE x Wizkid "Pullover"]

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A.J. & The Hackney Empire Last Of The Summer Alomo Mixtape 2013

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Kiwi Diasporic Collective Weird Together ‘Karima’s Story’

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Blitz The Ambassador "Internationally Known" ft. Sarkodie (Kriswontwo Remix)

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Dat Kid Cheff "Fela Kuti" [Right Click + Save As To Download]

[audio:http://www.okayafrica.com/wp-content/uploads/Fela_kuti_-_RAPCHEFF.mp3|titles=Dat Kid Cheff "Fela Kuti"]

News Brief
Photo by Ian Dickson/Redferns (via Getty Images)

New Fela Kuti Reissues & Box Set Are Coming This Year

Partisan Records has shared initial news of upcoming Fela 50th anniversary reissues and a new box set on the way.

Fela Kuti fans have a lot to look forward to this year as Partisan Records (home to Fela's catalog) has announced plans to release special reissues of two 1971 albums: London Scene and Live! With Ginger Baker, the classic album in which Fela and his band Africa '70 where joined by the Cream drummer.

The label has also said they plan to release the fifth installment in their ongoing Fela vinyl reissue box set series, which are handpicked by notable names in the music world. Previous volumes have been curated by Erykah Badu, Questlove, and Brian Eno.

Partisan has also shared that they will also be launching a scholarship program at Fela's alma mater, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, in London this year. The label will be sharing more information on all of that exciting Fela Kuti 2021 news soon, so keep and eye out.

In the meantime, Fela Kuti is currently leading the fan vote for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. You can head here to cast a daily ballot for the afrobeat legend. Voting is capped at one ballot per day.

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