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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 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of the Month (July)

Featuring Black Sherif, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, M3NSA x M.anifest, and more.

As the summer winds down releases have slowed down just a tad, but it's nothing to fear because a number of our Ghanaian music faves are in album mode, and it's only a matter of time before they let loose! In the meantime the rest of our faves have been steady dishing out that fire, making for another month of dope releases. Want the scoop? Check out the best Ghanaian songs of the month below!

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The 7 Best East African Songs of the Month (July)

Featuring Nandy, Juicee Mann, Alikiba, Diamond Platnumz and more.