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The 5 Best East African Songs of the Month (March)

Featuring Diamond Platnumz, Khaligraph Jones, Bensoul, Nviiri The Storyteller, Arrow Bwoy and more.

Here is our selection of the hottest projects that came out of East Africa in March.

For more of the best African music, check out our Best of the Month music lists and tap in for our weekly Songs You Need to Hear roundup.

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The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Simi, Stromae, Sarkodie, Diamond Platnumz, Rema, Tiwa Savage, Mayorkun 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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The 6 Best East African Songs of the Month (August)

Featuring Diamond Platnumz, SilversTone Barz x Boutross, Ibraah, Nviiri the Storyteller and more.

Tanzanians Petition for Diamond Platnumz's Disqualification from BET Awards

Tanzanians have launched a petition calling for Diamond Platnumz to have his BET nomination rescinded because of his affiliation to the late President John Magufuli.

Listen to Alicia Keys & Diamond Platnumz’ New Song ‘Wasted Energy’

The Tanzanian music icon and American star team up on the track from her new album, ALICIA.

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Diamond Platnumz and Rayvanny Have Been Banned from Performing in Tanzania and Abroad

"We have reached the decision because the two musicians have treated our directive with disdain," Tanzania's arts council says.