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Weekend Burners: Best Tracks of the Week

Stream the best African music and African hip-hop released this week in Weekend Burners.


Art by Toyin Odutola.

We realize our site cycles through an, at times, overwhelming number of videos, tracks, remixes and mixtapes from artists that not everyone is familiar with — in fact, we've gotten a large amount of reader feedback stating so. With Weekend Burners we aim to address that by highlighting our choices of the best music content that made it on the blog throughout the week. Get 'em below straight from the Okayafrica bunker:

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Full Crate x Papa Ghana ‘L’Afrique’

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Tricky x Nneka ‘Nothing Matters’

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1980s Ethiopian Analog Synth From Hailu Mergia

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Blitz the Ambassador Pays Tribute to ‘Dikembe!’

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Jesse Jagz ‘Redemption’

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2Peke's Zouk Bass Banger 'Txillo'

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Kahli Abdu x Kid Konnect ‘No Love’

News Brief

Listen to TNS’ Long-Awaited Sophomore Album ‘Phupholetu’

Stream TNS' new album 'Phupholetu'.

Multi-talented South African musician TNS has finally released his sophomore album Phupholetu, the follow-up to his 2019 gold-selling Madlokovu: King of African House.

The double album consists of 30 songs, which TNS has been working on since the beginning of lockdown, including the previously released singles "iBhari," "Nyathela," "Zodwa Wabantu" and "Umhlaba Wonke".

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