Salif Keita

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    Fatoumata Diawara: I'm working on a voice for women that didn't exist before

    Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara may be a newer name to music fans in the States but she has had a long career in her native country and her homebase, France, since the mid-'90s as a stage and film actress. She blends the background of southwestern Mali's Wassoulou traditions with her life experience ... More >>

  • Music

    July 12, 2006

    Payback Is a Motherland

    How African hip hop "gives back" to two continents

  • Music

    September 28, 2005

    The World Isn't Flat

    Two musicians from Mali and a footloose cosmopolitan chart the peaks and valleys of globalism

  • Music

    February 6, 2002

    My Hometown

    Baaba Maal and Gigi explore the native lands they left behind

  • Music

    November 1, 2000

    Moussoulou Power

    A generation of Malian women discover a portal between the music of the past and a feminism of the future

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    October 2, 1996
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    May 1, 1996