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Weekend Burners: Best Tracks of the Week

We roundup the best African music released this week in our Weekend Burners theme.


Artwork by Larry Achiampong.

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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AFRICA IN YOUR EARBUDS #46: NIC OFFER OF !!!

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Algerian beats, Turkish folk and West African poly-rhythms in El Mahdy Jr.

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Faarow "Rule The World"

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#OKAYAFRICADC: The Live Mix

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D’banj x Big Sean x Snoop Lion ‘Blame It On The Money’

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Burna Boy "Run My Race"

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Dur Dur Band's 1980s Somali pop remixed

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SA's Diamond Thug's "Man Who Makes The Law"

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Bemyoda Sketch EP

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The 6 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Wavy the Creator x WurlD, Epoque, Tems, Silverstone Barz, Kofi Jamar, Olamide x Jaywillz and more

Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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