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Joan Wasser turned a prolific session-player career into her own band, Joan as Police Woman. Her latest album, The Solution Is Restless, began as a marathon jam with Afrobeat innovator Tony Allen. Giles Clement/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The life of Matangi Arulpragasam, best known as M.I.A., is examined in the new documentary Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. Here, she performs in Denmark in 2011. PYMCA/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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Legendary trumpeter and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Masekela, who died this week, photographed during an interview on October 27, 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Sowetan/Getty Images hide caption

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Dego & Kaidi. Alex Zalewska/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dego & Kaidi, 'Treasure Beach'

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