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

Stream the best African music songs and videos to come across our desks this week.


Njideka Akunyili “The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born” Might Not Hold True For Much Longer.

In Weekend Burners we highlight our choices of the best African music tracks, videos, and mixes that came across our desks throughout the week. Stream & download them below, straight from the Okayafrica bunker, and click on the track titles for more info:

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Kae Sun ‘Blackstar Rising’

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AFRICA IN YOUR EARBUDS #50: ELIJAH WOOD

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Zamrock Goes Disco: WITCH’s ‘Movin’ On’ & ‘Kuomboka’ LPs

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>>>Stream: WITCH "To Be Felt"

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The Busy Twist ‘Labadi Warrior’

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Kwabs’ Orchestral Live Version Of ‘Last Stand’

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Chimurenga Renaissance ‘The B.A.D Is So Good’

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Introducing Cape Town Beatmaker Cutting Gems

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Sarkodie x Silvastone ‘Preach’

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Kashaka "Gateway Dubs"

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Joey Le Soldat ‘L’Hivernage’

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ProVerb x M.anifest ‘Proverbs Manifest’

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Donae'O ft Ice Prince & Sarkodie 'Big Ben' (Remix)

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Davido 'Aye'

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Branko RBMA x Boiler Room Lisbon DJ Set

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Africaine 808 'Lagos, New York'

Interview

Interview: TOBi Is Making Unapologetic Soul Music

We talk to the Nigerian-Canadian artist about his latest project ELEMENTS, his creative process, mental health and more.

It's a big year for music, and in the midst of many good drops from the motherland and beyond, we caught up with Nigerian-Canadian singer/songwriter TOBi to discuss his recently released 10-track project ELEMENTS.

ELEMENTS is a fusion of old-school soul, contemporary rap sequences, clever lyrical symbols & metaphors. and melancholic vibes which reference TOBi's Nigerian heritage through afrobeats, the reality of his life and the state of the world today. The compilation features production from Nigerian producer Juls on "Dollas and Cents" and "Made Me Everything and Shine."

Below, we also discuss his creative process and passion for mental health with the announcement of an exciting collaboration. "I'm attracted and curious about so many things in life that I can't help but bring [them] into my world and craft," the multi-genre artist says.

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