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Watch Sinkane's Feel-Good 'Tiny Desk Concert' Performance

Sinkane performs songs from his latest album "Life & Livin' It" during a 'Tiny Desk' Set with NPR.

Sinkaneone of our favorite artists from the new school of Sudanese musicians—delivers a lively performance in the latest installment of NPR's Tiny Desk Concerts.


The singer begins his set with an upbeat rendition of his song "U'Huh," which features feel-good lyrics sung in Arabic, before jumping into "Favorite Song" and "Deadweight" from his latest album Life & Livin' It—one of the most uplifting records we've heard all year.

Check out Sinkane's performance below, and listen to Life & Livin' It underneath.

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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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