Malian singing legend Oumou Sangare performing in Essaouira, Morocco in June 2012. Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Fatoumata Diawara and some of her musical collaborators on "Voices United for Mali" at a press conference held in Bamako, Mali on Jan. 17, 2013. Moustapha Diallo/courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Oumou Sangare: Sonic And Political Muscle
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Iyo Djeli
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'Legends of African Music': Sounds of a Continent
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