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Weekend Burners: Best Tracks of the Week

Stream and hear the best African hip-hop music tracks that made it to the blog this week.


Wangechi Mutu

We realize our site cycles through an, at times, overwhelming number of videos, tracks, remixes and mixtapes from a deluge of African/diaspora artists that not everyone is familiar with — in fact, we've gotten a large amount of reader feedback stating so. With Weekend Burners we aim to address that by highlighting our choices of the best music content that made it on the blog throughout the week. Get 'em below straight from the Okayafrica bunker:

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Spoek Mathambo x Boiler Room Mix at Studio Africa

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Malawi Producer Atu’s Future RnB

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DJ UMB ‘ZoukHinA Bass’ Mixtape

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Blinky Bill (of Just A Band) ‘Twende Kazi/Get Down’ x Nairobi Sessions

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Laura Mvula ‘That’s Alright’

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Congo Beat Making Lab’s Afro-Moombahton ‘Zenga’

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The 9 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Burna Boy, Shatta Wale, The Big Hash, Buju, Emtee, Bosom P-Yung 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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