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Laura Mvula, Michael Kiwanuka, Rodriguez & More At Glastonbury 2013

African music at Glastonbury Festival 2013.


*photo via the BBC

This year's Glastonbury featured an impressive array of Okayafricans, with Laura Mvula, Michael Kiwanuka, Malians Fatoumata Diawara, Bassekou Kouyate, Rokia Traoré, South Sudanese rapper Emmanuel Jal, , FOKN Bois, the legendary Rodriguez all hitting the stage. We compiled some of our favorite videos from the week. We're especially goose bumping from this acoustic footage of Fatoumata Diawara playing "Sowa" for the BBC. Keep an eye on this space for more videos as they drop!

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The 9 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Burna Boy, Shatta Wale, The Big Hash, Buju, Emtee, Bosom P-Yung 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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