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Behind warmongering and crushing the proletariat with his hammer of oppression on late dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s list of great loves was pop music. A number of chart-toppers played for the Gaddafi family before his death in 2012, including Beyonce, whose private NYE ’09 performance netted her a reported $1m. It drew criticism from fans, so the singer donated her earnings to a Haiti charity.

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  • Added: May 24, 2013

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