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Video: Yonta Hande Live in a Mauritanian School


Sahel Sounds sought out and shot this clip of Mauritian group Yonta Hande's (pulaar for "New Generation") high energy jam in their Nouakchott suburb practice space, which also doubles as a school. Yonta Hande play with the minimal roster of guitar, voice, and djembe percussion at a crushing volume, launching into a distorted and clattering mbalax tune. Peep it above and make sure to read the full story.

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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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