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Salif Keita Inducted Into Afropop Hall of Fame at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! 7/13

On Saturday night, July 13, on stage at the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, we inducted maestro Salif Keita into the Afropop Hall of Fame. It was a magnificent night of music and honoring one of Africa’s greatest artists. Afropop’s Sean Barlow got the crowd roaring in anticipation of Salif’s performance. Sean announced that the singer/poet/guitarist/bandleader and social activist, now celebrating his 70th year, was also celebrating his 50 years as a professional musician. Sean recalled Salif’s storied early days as lead singer with the Super Rail Band, and later Les Ambassadeurs Internationaux, and his subsequent breakthrough recording Soro in 1987 as a......

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Afropop to Honor Salif Keita at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival: July 13

SALIF KEITA, “THE GOLDEN VOICE OF AFRICA,” TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE AFROPOP HALL OF FAME AT HIS JULY 13 PERFORMANCE AT BRIC CELEBRATE BROOKLYN! FESTIVALSALIF KEITA’S TOUR CELEBRATES 50/70: 50 YEARS AS A PROFESSIONAL MUSICIAN IN 70 YEARS OF LIFE. Salif Keita for CD Malian singer, composer, poet, guitarist, bandleader and activist Salif Keita, “The Golden Voice of Africa,” will be performing at the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival at the Prospect Park Bandshell on Sat., July 13 at 7:30 PM. This will be his only U.S. appearance on a world tour that promotes his latest album, Un Autre Blanc (“Another White”), and celebrates his......

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Photography Un Autre Blanc: Thomas Dorn Un Autre Blanc sleeve design - Salif Keita logos: Kris Cheung - Website design: Mohamed Sam Coulibaly / Dija consulting