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Youssou For President?


Senegalese musical trailblazer Youssou N'Dour has cancelled all upcoming concerts and announced he will enter politics in 2012, just ahead of the Senegalese elections. Long an anti-poverty fighter, Youssou has not yet formally announced if he will run for president against incumbent President Abdoulaye Wade who is fighting for a 3rd term despite already reaching his 2-term limit. More details to come soon.

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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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