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Music

Thomas Mapfumo, Zimbabwe's Cultural Advocate In Exile

Mapfumo's powerful political messages led the superstar to seek asylum in the U.S. Critic Banning Eyre has written a new biography of the singer and bandleader.

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The Record

Musicians Who Paid The Price Before Pussy Riot

This isn't the first time singing anti-establishment songs has had consequences.

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