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Weekend Burners: The Best Tracks & Music Videos of The Week

Download and stream the best African music videos and tracks dropped this week.


Pattern from Cherry Ann Davis' 'Dougla'

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

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Player Xchange: Bajah x Dre Skull “Nah Back Down”

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Old Money x Kool A.D. "Hot Soda"

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Blitz the Ambassador x Sarkodie "Internationally Known"

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Wayna "I Don't Wanna Wait"

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Basement Jaxx "What A Difference Your Love Makes"

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Kwes "36"

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SZA "Teen Spirit" [produced by WondaGurl]

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