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The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

These are the best tracks, videos, mixtapes and releases that came across our desks.

At the end of every week, we’ll be highlighting the creme of the crop in music and rounding up the best tracks, videos, mixtapes and releases that came across our desks throughout the last few days.

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The Best Songs of 2016

The songs we had on repeat this year, from Cameroonian bangers to hits from Solange, Wizkid, and Drake.

These Nigerian Music Video Clichés Need To Go, Now

Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido and many more are guilty of overusing these tired themes in their music videos.

Ayo Jay’s New Video for ‘Your Number’ Is an Intertextual Masterpiece

Its original release dates back to 2013, three years before America was ready for the melange of Caribbean and African sounds that crowd the charts today.

One Africa Music Fest Felt Like the Beginning of a New Era

While we're still recovering from a night of Afrobeats landing stateside at One Africa Music Fest, take a look at our photos from the night.

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Nigeria's Ayo Jay Enlists Fetty Wap For The Summer Single 'Your Number'

Nigerian up-and-comer Ayo Jay recruits "Trap Queen" rapper Fetty Wap for the hook-heavy summer anthem "Your Number"