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Weekend Burners: Best Tracks of the Week

Hear the best African music tracks dropped this week.


Artwork by Ruud van Empel

In Weekend Burners we highlight our choices of the best music content that came across our desks throughout the week. Get ‘em below straight from the Okayafrica bunker:

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Shabazz Palaces ‘An Echo From The Hosts That Profess Infinitum’

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Awesome Tapes From Africa x Boiler Room

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Phoenix Martins 'Heart Strings'

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Jesse Boykins III x MeLo-X ‘Zulu Guru’ [Short Film]

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Bombino Live on The Current

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John Wizards "Lusaka By Night"

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eLDee ft. Sojay 'We Made It'

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