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Okayafrica TV: The Making of 'Lady' w/ Questlove x tUnE-yArDs x Angélique Kidjo x Akua Naru

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As you know, ?uesto recently linked up with tUnE-yArDsAngélique Kidjo and Akua Naru to cover the legendary afrobeat pioneer for Red Hot + FELA — a new Fela Kuti compilation by the Red Hot Organization and the (RED) campaign. In this behind-the-scenes clip, ?uesto and Merrill Garbus (tUnE-yArDs) talk about dissecting Fela's complex percussive rhythms and reclaiming "Lady" for modern African women. Check out (RED) RUSH TO ZERO, a ten-day fundraising and awareness campaign sparked by the track's release. Stream/buy "Lady" below and learn more about the campaign.

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The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Femi & Made Kuti, DJ Lag x DJ Tira, Kizz Daniel, Sho Madjozi, James BKS and more.

Every week, we highlight the cream of the crop in music 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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