He is a direct descendant of the founder of the Mali Empire, Sundiata Keita. For Salif, entering the musical domain was forbidden by the Mandingo nobles to whom he belonged. Despite this, his forged a brave path to get to where he is now to pursue a passion that he loves. The legendary ambassador of Malian music has an ultra-powerful baroque voice, which he developed by chasing larks and baboons from his family’s maize crops.
With him, Salif brings his dynamic 13 piece group from Dakar to give audiences a chance to see a true legend at work!