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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’

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Scoop Makhathini's New Partnership For The Upcoming Season of 'Catching Waves'

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South African media personality, basketball enthusiast and hip-hop culture connoisseur Scoop Makhathini is, once again, winning in his own lane. The fashion-forward presenter recently announced that the latest season of his popular lifestyle show Catching Waves, backed by Hennessy x NBA, will bring basketball action to fans and aspiring ballers. South African celebrities will join Scoop Makhathini on the show, over the next few months, in an enthralling series of basketball challenges. The selected few are a diverse group of well-known personalities, with some returning from previous seasons, form a mix that is sure to make for good entertainment.

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