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Sidi Toure is one of Mali's great guitar players. Les Adjoints/Thrill Jockey Records hide caption

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Joe Crepusculo courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Los Rakas. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Aurelio Martinez's new album is titled Laru Beya. Sarah Weeden/Courtesy of Sub Pop Records hide caption

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Zuzuka Poderosa Virginia Hamrick/courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Grupo Fantasma poses with their award during the 53nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California on January 31, 2010. They won for Best Latin Rock, Alternative Or Urban Album. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images) GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mohamed Mounir, whose "Ezzay" is probably the most popular song of the Egyptian revolution. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Maria y Jose courtesy of the artist hide caption

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