Salif Keïta

Bio

Salif Keïta est un chanteur-compositeur-interprète du Mali (25 Août 1947). Il est unique non seulement en raison de sa «Voix d'or » mais aussi de son l'albinisme. Il est un descendant direct du fondateur de l'Empire du Mali, Sundiata Keïta Cet héritage royal signifie que sous le système de castes malien, il ne devait jamais devenir chanteur, car c’est exclusivement réservé à la caste des griots.

Salif Keïta est née dans le village de Djoliba. Il a été chassé par sa famille et a été exclu par la communauté en raison de son albinisme, signe de malchance dans la culture de Mandinka. Il a quitté Djoliba pour Bamako en 1967, où il rejoint le Super Rail Band de Bamako parrainé par le gouvernement. En 1973, Keïta rejoint le groupe Les Ambassadeurs. Salif Keïta et Les Ambassadeurs fuient les troubles politiques au Mali au milieu des années 1970 pour Abidjan en Côte d'Ivoire et ont ensuite changé le nom du groupe en "Les Ambassadeurs Internationaux". Dans les années 1970 et en 1977 les Ambassadeurs Internationaux connaissent un succès international et Salif Keïta reçoit le prix de l'Ordre National de Guinée sous le patronage de Sékou Touré.

Salif Keïta déménage à Paris en 1984 pour sa carrière. Il est l'un des musiciens africains les plus respectés et les plus populaires. Il a sorti de nombreux albums solo, plus récemment La Différence (2009) et Talé (2012). Sa musique combine la musique traditionnelle d'Afrique de l'Ouest avec des influences européenne et américaine. Les instruments de musique qui sont couramment présents dans les œuvres de Salif Keïta inclus les balafons, djembés, guitares, koras, orgues, saxophones et synthétiseurs. Salit Keïta a établi la Fondation Salif Keita, qui préconise l’égalité de traitement et l'intégration sociale des personnes atteintes d'albinisme.

Salif Keïta is a singer-songwriter from Mali. He is unique not only because of his reputation as the "Golden Voice of Africa" but because he has albinism. He is a direct descendant of the founder of the Mali Empire, Sundiata Keita. This royal heritage meant that under the Malian caste system, he should never have become a singer, which was deemed to be a griot’s role.

Keita was born in the village of Djoliba. He was cast out by his family and ostracized by the community because of his albinism, a sign of bad luck in Mandinka culture. He left Djoliba for Bamako in 1967, where he joined the government-sponsored Super Rail Band de Bamako. In 1973 Keita joined the group, Les Ambassadeurs. Keita and Les Ambassadeurs fled political unrest in Mali during the mid-1970s for Abidjan, Ivory Coast and subsequently changed the group's name to "Les Ambassadeurs Internationaux". The reputation of Les Ambassadeurs Internationaux rose to the international level in the 1970s, and in 1977 Keita received a National Order award from the president of Guinea, Sékou Touré.

Keita moved to Paris in 1984 to reach a larger audience. Since then he has remained one of the most respected and popular of all African...

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Né quelque part
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Djandjou
13:24
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Kante Manfila
Badougou
10:58
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N'toman
08:25
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Balla
06:09
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Calculer
04:16
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Ladji
05:06
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Madan (Album Version)
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Tenin
06:15
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I Djo Fama
10:40
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Mandjoulon
06:31
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Wassolon- foli
07:14
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Djougouya
07:56
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Bara wililé
07:46
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M'Bemba
08:50
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Lony
07:54
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Toubaka
11:29
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Yambo
06:09
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Samfi
04:53
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Tassi
04:52
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Moriba
06:31
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Laban
07:28
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Nou Pas Bouger
03:54
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Madan (Remixed by Gekko)
06:34
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Folon
04:27
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Dalimansa
04:52
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La Différence
04:05
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Lony 2006
10:13
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Bobo
05:58
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Tara
08:34
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Seydou Bathily
09:19
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Sina (Soumbouya)
04:51
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Dery
05:18
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Sanni Kegniba
07:59
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Kalabancoro (Album Version)
04:06
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Djélé
04:14
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Sumun
06:57
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Iniagige (Album Version)
04:33
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Kamoukié
05:03
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Tu Vas Me Manquer
05:49
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Folon
03:53
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Ignadjidje
06:06
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Tono
05:30
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Cono
06:02
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Katolon (Album Version)
06:58
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Baba (Album Version)
04:43
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Koukou (Album Version)
06:02
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Ana Na Ming (Album Version)
06:17
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Nou Pas Bouger
07:14
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Nou Pas Bouger
04:44
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Souvent (Album Version)
03:16
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Moussolou (Album Version)
04:59
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Seydou
05:55
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Après demain
04:46
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Yele n Na
04:13
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Madan (Remix)
03:11
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Yamore (Album Version)
07:18
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Africa
06:00
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Souareba
04:40
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San Ka Na
05:28
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Nyanafin
05:40
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Tekere
06:36
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Mandjou
12:40
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Toura - Makan
13:27
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Natty
04:27
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Ana Na Ming (La Funk Mob Remix)
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Samigna
07:09
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Soro (Afriki)
09:50
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Wamba
04:45
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Djembe
05:05
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The Greatest Stories Are Never Told (International Radio Version)
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Ekolo D'Amour
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The Greatest Stories Are Never Told (International Extended Version)
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Talé
04:09
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Karifa
04:05
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Dakan-Fe
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Waraya
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Gaffou
07:42
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Kuma
04:59
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The Greatest Stories Are Never Told (International Extended Drum Version)
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The Greatest Stories Are Never Told (German DJ Remix Version)
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Salif Keita with Roots Manuva
C'est bon, c'est bon
05:00
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A demain
04:09
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Mandela
04:30
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Mandjou
10:37
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Nyanyama
06:18
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Seydou
05:47
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N B'I Fe
05:09
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Calculer (Remix)
03:40
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Papa
06:59
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Da
03:53
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Madan (Exotic Disco Mix)
07:38
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Salif Keita - C'est Bon C'est Bon (radio edit)
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Videos

Salif Keita's wife, Coumba Makalou, talks albinism at his concert in Washington DC
Salif Keita LIVE a Sikasso, 31 Decembre 2016
Salif Keita publicte concert au Palais de la Culture, BAMAKO
Laban-----Salif Keita (Traduction)
Cono----Salif KEITA
MBemba- ---Salif KEITA
Ladji---Salif KEITA
Dery---Salif KEITA
Salif Keita- Publicite VEBA Bazin
RIP Muhammad Ali - 1942-2016, Salif Keita "Tomorrow" Ali Soundtrack
RIP Muhammad Ali "The Greatest of All Time"- Tribute By Salif Keita
Salif Keita Linvité exceptionnel dEunice 14 ans, Enfant Reporter de Kinshasa !
La Différence by Salif KEITA (cover)
Ekolo d'Amour LIVE- Salif Keita. Segou, Mali
Ecolo d' Amour- Salif Keita
Marifa (Mamadou Seyba)--Salif KEITA
Je suis venu te dire que je m'en vais- Salif KEITA
Radio Show/Emission- FONDATION SALIF KEITA ¨Pour les Albinos¨
Salif Keita Live! Musiques du Monde dEssaouira 2015 (Festival Gnaoua)
We Will Not Go by J Ralph Feat Salif Keita, Youssou Ndour & Fally Ipupa Virunga
Making Of We Will Not Go by J Ralph Feat Salif Keita, Youssou Ndour & Fally Ipupa For Virunga
Salif Keita Yamore Jahazi Festival Zanzibar
Salif Keita LIVE in studio ahead of the Safaricom Jazz Festival
Salif Keita Chante Hommage au President Ivoirien Alassane Ouattara
Albinism Awareness Campaign -Salif Keita
Salif Keita feat. Les Ambassadeurs- Mali Denou For Albinism Awareness
Salif Keita featuring Les Ambassadeurs Internationaux - Mandjou
Salif Keita- Mandjou LIVE in Dakar, Senegal
Salif Keita- Folon LIVE in Dakar, Senegal
Salif Keita- Yamore Live @Hertme
Salif Keita: La Difference LIVE @ Hertme Festival
Yala by Salif Keita- Live Hertme Festival
Lony by Salif Keita
Salif Keita feat. Les Ambassadeurs- La Mar de Musicas 2014
Reportage, News Report on Salif Keita in Martinique 4/14
Salif Keita @Atrium, Martinique
Djele- Salif Keita
Tu Vas Me Manquer- Salif Keita
San Ka Na- Salif Keita
Salif Keita feat. Youssou N'dour- Folon
TV5 Salif Keita joue pour La Francophonie a Geneve/Francophonie concert in Geneva
Salif Keita at the Burj Khalifa
Salif Keita Distributes Sunscreens in Guinea
Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o "In My Genes" Documentary on Albinism Trailer
Salif Keita and wife, Coumba Makalou, Promote Albinism Awareness
St Valentine's Day Celebration on Salif Keita's Island DJATALAND
SALIF KEITA greeted at airport by albino community in Guinee
Salif Keita Press Conference January 2014..on his ISLAND in Bamako
Concerts Salif Keita Guinée 2013
MANDELA- Tribute song by Salif Keita
"LOVE ALBINOS" by The Salif Keita Global Foundation
Salif Keita featuing Esperanza Spalding: Chérie S'en Va
Mandjou Les Ambassadeurs Internationaux featuring Salif Keita
Salif Keita at SummerStage 2010
M'Bife by Salif Keita
Salif Keita Live South America 2013
Africa 360 Interview with Salif Keita 1
Africa by Salif Keita feat. Lady Jay Dee at Coke Studio Africa, Season 1, Episode 1
Mali African Music Legends Salif Keita 1
Mali African Music Legends Salif Keita 2
Mali African Music Legends Salif Keita 3
Mali African Music Legends Salif Keita 4
Anana Min by Salif Keita
Salif Keita on Jools Holland LIVE Calculer & Kamoukie
Nyanafin Official Video by Salif Keita
Sumu by Salif Keita OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO
Tekere-Official Music Video by Salif Keita
Salif Keita Interview 2013
Salif Keita Interview Central Park, New York Part 1
A Demain LIVE by Salif Keita African Music Festival Hertme 2013
AFRICA by Salif Keita OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO
C'est Bon LIVE by Salif Keita African Music Hertme Festival 2013
Salif Keita Chérie S'en Va Acoustic LIVE
Salif Keita Donsolou LEnfant Lion
Folon Acoustic on LIVE TV by Salif Keita
Folon Acoustic LIVE by Salif Keita
KOUKOU by Salif Keita Official MUSIC VIDEO
La Différence New Album EPK by Salif Keita
Madan by Salif Keita Official Music Video
M'Bemba LIVE ACOUSTIQUE by Salif Keita
Moussolou By Salif Keita OFFICIAL VIDEO
Natty Live by Salif Keita
Salif Keita Natty 1
Nous Pas Bouger by Salif Keita
Seydou LIVE by Salif Keita Hertme Festival
Souareba LIVE by Salif Keita
Tale LIVE Africa Hertme Festival 2013
Tekere by Salif Keita LIVE at Heineken Concerts 2000
Yambo, Yambo by Salif Keita
Yamore by Salif Keita featuring Cesaria Evora
Yamore LIVE ACOUSTIC by Salif Keita
Salif Keita LIVE Germany
Salif Keita LIVE Germancy Leverkusener Jazztage 2010
Salif Keita LIVE Germany Leverkusener Jazztage 2010
Yamore Salif Keita duet Cesaria Evora
Salif Keita duet with Youssou Ndour LIVE
Salif Keita and Toumani Diabate Acoustic Tekere-Archives
Salif Keita Tekere Live
Salif Keita Africa LIVE
Syrie-Teaser 2017 New Album - Salif Keita

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