Salif Keita

About Salif Keita

Birth Day: August 25, 1949
Birth Place: Djoliba, Mali
Birth Sign: Virgo

Salif Keita Net Worth

Salif Keita was bornon August 25, 1949 in Djoliba, Mali. Famous for his 2009 album La Difference, which documents the struggles faced by people born with albinism, he is also known for numerous other acclaimed Afro-pop albums, including Ko-Yan (1989); Amen (1991); Folon (1995); and Moffou (2002).
Salif Keita is a member of World Music Singer

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About

Famous for his 2009 album La Difference, which documents the struggles faced by people born with albinism, he is also known for numerous other acclaimed Afro-pop albums, including Ko-Yan (1989); Amen (1991); Folon (1995); and Moffou (2002).

Before Fame

Early in his career, he was a member of a Mali-based Afro-Latin music group called the Rail Band (or the Super Rail Band de Bamako). He later joined another popular band, Les Ambassadeurs.

Trivia

His music was featured at a 1988 Seventieth Birthday Tribute Concert for Nelson Mandela.

Family Life

A native of Djoliba, Mali, and a descendant of first Emperor of Mali Sundiata Keita, Salif Keita was disowned by his family at a young age as a result of his albinism. He later fathered a blind daughter, Nantenin Keita, who competed in the 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Games, winning silver and bronze medals in track & field events.

Associated With

He collaborated with Lebanese jazz trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf on a La Difference album track titled "Samigna."