Thomas Mapfumo performs on stage during Live 8, Africa Calling, in 2005. Matt Cardy/Getty Images hide caption

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Thomas Mapfumo wrote one of the most famous revolutionary songs, "Hokoyo." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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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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