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 ...Show the whole text
11 attendees (None invited)
The Theatre at Ace Hotel DTLA
929 S Broadway