UPDATE Winners Announced! Win A Signed Copy of The Roots' undun From OKA


CONGRATULATIONS to Ryan Trinidad, Tawanda Shannon, Cedric Reynoso, Starr Lopez, and Marcus Keys for winning our contest — they'll each get a signed copy of undun!


undun is coming (12/6!), you can pre-order it on iTunes now but if you wanna one-up your homies (we all do) the Okay fam is giving you a shot at winning one of 5 signed copies of  The Roots' brand new CD.

All's you gotta do is sign up for the Okayafrica and Okayplayer e-mail lists, below. Don't fret, we don't spam — we'll only send the best in music cuts, album releases, tour dates, special concerts, and contests (like this one). We'll email the winners on 12/7 — make sure to check your inboxes!



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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