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

Download the best tracks and African music videos to comes across our desks this week.


'African Mix' poster by Elise Hannebicque [via ADA]

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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Alsarah & The Nubatones’ East African Retro Pop

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Afrikan Boy x Seye x The Very Best ‘Dear Mama (Going For Gold)’

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Cotonou Recreates Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ Video

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Joey Le Soldat’s Sophomore LP ‘Burkin Bâ’

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DJ UmbFox ‘The Forbidden Tarraxo: Fodencia’ Mixtape

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Wizkid’s Joburg Love Video For ‘On Top Your Matter’

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Kae Sun X 1444 (Nights On The Coast)

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Tunde Olaniran ‘The Highway’

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Laura Mvula 'Yellow (Coldplay Cover) in the Live Lounge'

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Just A Band 'Nairobidhobi's Nervous DJ Set'

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Jeremih 'F— You All The Time' (Banginclude Kizomba Remix)

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Download P-Square’s ‘Taste The Money (Testimony)’

[audio: http://www.okayafrica.com/wp-content/uploads/P-Square-Taste-The-Money-Testimony.mp3|titles=P-Square 'Taste The Money (Testimony)']

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BOJ '#BOTM (BOJ On The Microphone)'

News Brief
Photo: Single cover art courtesy of Emerald East

Rema Welcomes 2021 With New Single 'Bounce'

The Don Jazzy produced track reminds us of why the Nigerian singer-songwriter is topping charts.

Nigerian golden boy Rema took his time on deciding how to start of 2021—and we're glad he did.

The afropop hitmaker is out with his first project of the year, "Bounce", after stunning fans with word of an upcoming album, and the cooks in this kitchen have not disappointed.

Keeping it in the Mavin Records family, legendary producer Don Jazzy sprinkles his magic on the track, while undoubtedly motivating the young singer-songwriter to be his best self. And with this track being like nothing we've heard from Rema before, one could say Jazzy succeeded. "Bounce", fast-paced and fierce, is a love song dedicated to bewitchingly beautiful and blessed bottoms. The candid declaration and hip shaking beat are a force duo and we can't help but love it.

Of the single and collaboration with head honcho Don Jazzy, Rema says, "This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman. Furthermore, I'm really excited about this tune because it's my first single with the legendary Don Jazzy."

Honestly, when you start the year off with a banger, you get to make songs about butts.

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