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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"]

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News of Kenneth David Kaunda's passing, at age 97, has reverberated across the globe. Kaunda, affectionately known as KK, was Zambia's first President from 1964 to 1991.

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