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"

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Olamide Will 'Rock' Your World with His New Single & Music Video

Olamide's latest single 'Rock' is the first single from his upcoming album 'UY Scuti' which is set to drop this June.

Nigerian artist Olamide has released his latest single "Rock" with the accompanying music video. The track is the first to be featured on his upcoming album which is due to be released on June 14. The 10-track project, titled UY Scuti after one of the largest known red stars, is the follow-up to his 2020 album Carpe Diem which included the smash hit, "Infinity" featuring Omah Lay, as well as several other notable artists including Bella Shmurda, Phyno, Bad Boy Timz, Peruzzi and Fireboy DML.

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