Get Familiar: The Okayafrica Showcase Undercard

You already know about our Okayafrica Presents: The Very Best show going down August 13 in at Gramercy Theatre. We'll assume you know who The Very Best are (if not, you really should). But we wanted to get you familiar with some of the other names on the roster. Think of it as a quick preview of what's in store. Below, stream tracks and videos from UK-based Nigerian/Kenyan newcomer Seye, Sudanese multi-instrumentalist and former Yeasayer/Of Montreal/Caribou member Sinkane, and Sierra Leone's best Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew. TICKETS for the show are available now!

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Seye "White Noise"

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Sinkane "Runnin'"

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Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa" + "Diamonds On The Soles of Her Shoes"


The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Femi Kuti, RIMON, Joeboy, Makhalanjalo, Tayc 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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