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The Best Nigerian Songs of 2017

Here are the 20 best songs to come out of Nigeria this year, including hits from Davido, Wizkid, Simi, Tiwa Savage and many more.

Nigerian artists continued to dominate afrobeats in 2017.

The year saw notable releases from Nigeria's stars like Wizkid's Sounds From The Other Side, Tiwa Savage's Sugarcane and Davido's hit singles, as well as hit dance crazes that propelled the likes of Wande Coal & DJ Tunez' "Iskaba" and Olamide's "Wo!!"

See our 20 Best Nigerian Songs of 2017 below.

Listen to our Best Songs of 2017 playlist on Spotify and Apple Music.

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The 30 Best South African Hip-Hop Songs of 2017

South African hip-hop is forever lit—here are the 10 best SA hip-hop tracks of 2017.

From Shane Eagle and Reason's socially conscious "Julia" and "The Meters," to street anthems like Cassper Nyovest's "Nyuku," impressive storytelling by Kanyi on "Ngqangqa," and everything in between, it's been a great year of beats and rhymes for South African hip-hop.

As the year draws close to an end, here are our favorite SA hip-hop songs of 2017, listed in no particular order.

Listen to our Best Songs of 2017 playlist on Spotify and Apple Music.

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Readers' Choice: The Best Songs of 2017

We asked our OkayAfrica readers to vote for their best songs of the 2017. See which tracks made the cut.

The Best Songs of 2017

Here are the 20 best songs of the year. Featuring tracks from Davido, Sarkodie, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, J Hus, Vanessa Mdee, Kwesta and more.

Readers' Poll: Vote For the Best Songs of 2017

We want to hear what you think was the best music of 2017.

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