Salif Keita

Salif Keita

Internationally acclaimed vocalist Salif Keita Official Fan Page has been a driving force in the Afro-pop movement since the early 1970s when he fled his native country of Mali and resettled in Cote d’Ivoire.

A direct descendant of Sunjata Keita, who founded the Malian Empire in 1240, Salif was born with albinism, a sign of extreme bad luck in Mandinka culture, and he was ostracized by his family and left home as a teenager. His choice to become a musician was taboo, as members of the royal ...

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The Theatre at Ace Hotel DTLA
929 S Broadway