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This Congolese 'Neo-Rumba' Jam Will Soundtrack Your Weekend

You're about to have Sir Loma's "BB" on heavy repeat.

Here's "BB," the debut release from Congolese singer and songwriter Sir Loma.

"BB" is a highly-infectious track from the UK-based Loma, who takes influences from Congolese artists like Papa Wemba, Pepe Kalle, Ferre Gola, Fally Ipupa, and Carlyto Lassa.

He calls his style "Neo-Rumba," an addictive blend of Congolese Rumba with more modern styles like pop, hip-hop, and afrobeat.

Loma is currently planning to release his debut EP next year. Until then, get down to the dance-heavy "BB" below.

You can follow him on Facebook and Instagram to stay up on all your Neo-Rumba needs.

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The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Tekno x Mafikizolo, Yaw Tog, Muzi, Seyi Shay x Yemi Alade, M.anifest x Juls 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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Listen to Seyi Shay & Yemi Alade's New Track 'Pempe'

Seyi Shay & Yemi Alade's vibrant collaboration in 'Pempe' is the perfect way to usher in the weekend.