Salif Keita
Salif Keita

Salif Keita

MLIAfrican, Soukous
668,844 monthly listeners
  • 187.8K followers
  • 94.8K subscribers
  • 6.2K followers
  • 90.7K fans

Salif Keita's Top Spotify Songs

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Artist Name
Kabe
80.8K streams
2
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Yamore
80K streams
3
Artist Name
Madan - Remix
77.5K streams
4
Artist Name
Madan
75.4K streams
5
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Madan - Exotic Disco Mix
22.1K streams
80.8K
Streams last week

Kabe

Francis Mercier, Salif Keita, Nomis (FR)
80K
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77.5K
Streams last week
75.4K
Streams last week
22.1K
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Madan - Exotic Disco Mix

Salif Keita
12.2K
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9.9K
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8.9K
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8.7K
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7.4K
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Salif Keita's YouTube Videos

6.4M
Views

Salif Keita & Cesaria Evora - Yamore HD Official video

metin oktay

Salif Keita & Cesaria Evora - Yamore HD Official video
Youtube
6.4M views
Aug 06, 2012
5.5M
Views
Salif Keita - M'Bemba
Youtube
5.5M views
Jul 10, 2011
4.7M
Views

Moussolou By Salif Keita OFFICIAL VIDEO

OFFICIAL SALIF KEITA CHANNEL

Moussolou By Salif Keita OFFICIAL VIDEO
Youtube
4.7M views
Nov 20, 2013

Salif Keita's Top Spotify Playlists in the past 3 Months

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Afrobeats Hits 2024 🔥 Afropop Dance Party
by Spotify
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Tantra
by Spotify
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HOUSE PARTY 2024 🔥
by Spotify
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Ibiza Classics
by Spotify
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Cercle 2024
by Spotify
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Salif Keita's Chart Ranks

Past 12 Months

Events43 Events

Jul
05
Salif Keita at Sala Apolo
Spain
ESP
, Barcelona • 1200 - 2500 Club
Jul
06
Salif Keita at Real Jardín Botánico Alfonso XIII
Spain
ESP
, Madrid • N/A Public / Outdoor
Mar
25
Salif Keita at Barbican Centre
United Kingdom
GBR
, London • 1200 - 2500 Hall
Past
Sep
05
Salif Keita at Club Lucerna
Czech Republic
CZE
, Budweis • 0 - 500 Club
Past
Sep
01
Salif Keita at Cosmopolite Scene
Norway
NOR
, Oslo • 500 - 1200 Hall
Past
Jul
27-30
Sfinks Mixed
Belgium
BEL
, Mortsel • N/A N/A
Past
Jul
07
Salif Keita at Cabaret Sauvage
France
FRA
, Paris • 500 - 1200 Hall
Past

Salif Keita's Upcoming Events2 Events

  • Salif Keita at Sala Apolo

    Salif Keita
    Sala Apolo
    ESP, Barcelona
    Club1.2K - 2.5K
  • Salif Keita at Real JardĂ­n Botánico Alfonso XIII

    Salif Keita
    Real Jardín Botánico Alfonso XIII
    ESP, Madrid
    Public / Outdoor

Salif Keita's Past Events41 Events

  • Salif Keita at Barbican Centre

    Salif Keita, Divanhana, Le Vent du Nord, Mamadou Diabaté, Balimaya Project
    Barbican Centre
    GBR, London
    Hall1.2K - 2.5K
  • Salif Keita at Club Lucerna

    Salif Keita
    Club Lucerna
    CZE, Budweis
    Club0 - 500
  • Salif Keita at Cosmopolite Scene

    Salif Keita
    Cosmopolite Scene
    NOR, Oslo
    Hall500 - 1.2K
  • Sfinks Mixed festival

    Yemi Alade, Emicida, Salif Keita, Tanya Stephens, David Calzado y Charanga Habanera, Rodrigo Cuevas, Bart Peeters, Son Rompe Pera, Ana Carla Maza, TARWA N-TINIRI, K.ZIA, Kawtar Sadik, Bab L' Bluz, Teofilo Chantre, Von Di, Khalil Epi, Rockefellababe, Alba Carmona, MADALITSO BAND, Sahad And The Nataal Patchwork, Adedeji Adetayo, Suonno d'Ajere, Meral Polat Trio, Widad Mjama, JOHNNY DEN ARTIEST, Dobrila&Dorian Duo, Papa Mojito, DJ MILINGUAP, Aboubakar Traorè & Balima
    BEL, Mortsel
    Big
  • Salif Keita at Cabaret Sauvage

    Salif Keita
    Cabaret Sauvage
    FRA, Paris
    Hall500 - 1.2K

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SN • Kizomba
Nonini Mgenge2ru
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KE • Contemporary Hip Hop
Saul Williams
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US • Alternative Hip Hop
Idd Aziz
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Syna Awel
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FR • Neo Soul
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ML • Contemporary Blues
Nickodemus
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US • Downtempo
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NE • Alternative Rock
Hugh Masekela
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ZA • Jazz Fusion
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US • Mainstream Pop

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Hakill
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SN • Trap

Salif Keita's Beatport Songs

1
Artist Name
Kabe (Original Mix)
Released on Apr 12, 2024
2
Artist Name
Madan (Extended Mix)
Released on Mar 20, 2020
3
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Madan (Ejeca Tribal Remix)
Released on Jul 03, 2020
4
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Madan (Martin Solveig Exotic Disco Mix)
Released on Nov 02, 2018
5
Artist Name
Madan (Martin Solveig Exotic Disco Mix)
Released on Nov 02, 2018

Kabe (Original Mix)

Salif Keita, Francis Mercier, Nomis (FR)

Madan (Extended Mix)

Salif Keita, Haska

Madan (Ejeca Tribal Remix)

Salif Keita, Ejeca, Haska

Madan (Martin Solveig Exotic Disco Mix)

Martin Solveig, Salif Keita

Madan (ABSOLUTE. Remix)

Salif Keita, ABSOLUTE., Haska

Madan (Exotic Disco Edit [Mixed])

Martin Solveig, Salif Keita

Madan (Exotic Disco Edit)

Martin Solveig, Salif Keita

More about Salif Keita

Overview of Soukous musician Salif Keita

Salif Keita, a well-known African musician from Bamako, Mali, is most known for his contribution to the Soukous style. He has a distinctive style that combines modern components with traditional African music to produce a captivating and expressive sound. The kora, ngoni, and balafon, among other traditional African instruments, are prominent in his music.

Keita's music reflects both his Mali ancestry and his experiences growing up as an albino in a culture that sometimes stigmatizes those who have the affliction. His music is not only enjoyable, but it also conveys a message of inclusivity and hope. The famous UNESCO Prize for the Promotion of the Arts is only one of the many accolades he has received for his music.

Many other African musicians have been affected by and inspired by Keita's music, and his legacy is still expanding. He is a genuine icon of African music and a living example of how music can unite people and effect change for the better.

What are the most popular songs for Soukous musician Salif Keita?

Salif Keita is a well-known performer of African and Soukous music who was born in Bamako, Mali. He has several well-known songs, but only a few stand out from the others. Cesaria Evora, a singer from Cape Verde, and I created the lovely song "Yamore" together, which beautifully combines their individual talents. The energetic and uplifting song "Madan" features captivating rhythms and Keita's distinctive voice. Slower and more reflective, "M'Bemba" has a mesmerizing melody.

Other noteworthy songs are "Seydou Bathily," an homage to a friend and fellow artist, and "Bah Poulo," which features traditional African instruments and displays Keita's vocal range. The song "Guelen" is more experimental and combines electronic elements with Keita's classic sound. Of course, "Africa" is a tribute to Keita's native continent, appreciating its beauty and diversity.

Numerous people have been moved by and inspired by Salif Keita's music. He has supporters all around the world thanks to his distinctive fusion of modern influences and African customs. From the bouncy rhythms of "Madan" to the sultry melodies of "M'Bemba," Keita's music embodies the spirit of Africa and the human experience.

What are the latest songs and music albums for Soukous musician Salif Keita?

Legendary Malian singer-songwriter Salif Keita has been enthralling audiences with his music for many years. He has published an album called "Un autre blanc" that combines classic and modern sounds. The album highlights Keita's distinctive vocal style and his aptitude at flawlessly fusing many genres. Fans of African music must listen to the album.

With the release of "Madan (Salif Keita Remix)" in 2022, Keita gave his iconic hit "Madan" a modern makeover. The remix has Keita's distinctive vocals and a nice tune. In 2021, the song "Africa, One of a Kind"—which honors the richness and diversity of the African continent—was released. Another 2021 release that displays Keita's vocal prowess is "One (Golden Voice Mix)".

A remix of Keita's timeless song "Madan" called "Madan (Ejeca Tribal Remix)" was published in 2020. A tribal beat is used in the remix, which will get you moving. Keita is still at the top of his game and is continuing to push the boundaries of African music, as evidenced by these recent releases.

Mali's and all of Africa's rich cultural traditions are reflected in Salif Keita's music. Anyone who like outstanding music must listen to his most recent album and songs. Keita is one of the most well-known African musicians of our day thanks to his distinctive fusion of traditional and modern sounds and his strong vocals.

Which are the most important music performances and festival appearances for Soukous musician Salif Keita?

The well-known Soukous musician Salif Keita, from Bamako, Mali, has performed at some of the most famous music festivals and venues in the world, mesmerizing crowds with his heartfelt performances. With his distinctive fusion of traditional Malian music and contemporary music styles, his music has come to represent the African music industry.

Keita has performed at many festivals all around the world, including the Festival d'ete de Quebec, where his beautiful music mesmerized the crowd. He also had a performance at the Festival de la Porta Ferrada, captivating the audience with his distinctive blend of world and Afro-pop music. He also made major festival appearances at Couleur Cafe, Noches del Botanico, and La Mar de Musicas, showcasing his proficiency in the African music genre at each of those events.

Keita has also given memorable performances at some of the most well-known venues in the world, like De Roma and the Koninklijk Theater Carre, leaving the audience eager for more. He also gave a performance at the Cabaret Sauvage, where he brought to life his distinctive fusion of western and African rhythms.

In conclusion, Salif Keita has consistently demonstrated why he is regarded as one of Africa's most renowned musicians. His appearances at numerous festivals and venues throughout the world have solidified his position in the African music scene and won him a large following. His distinctive sound and heartfelt performances never fail to move and enthrall audiences around.

Which are the most important collaborations with other musicians for Soukous musician Salif Keita?

The legendary musician of African Soukous Salif Keita has collaborated with many other musicians throughout the years, but certain of those relationships stand out. One of these is the "Yamore" single, which was created in partnership with Cape Verdean singer Cesaria Evora. Evora's deep, soulful voice blends beautifully with Salif Keita's distinctive vocals in this song. The distinctive styles of the two performers are combined to create a gorgeous, emotional melody that is a delight to hear.

The song "Madan" has another outstanding collaboration with French DJ Martin Solveig. The lively, danceable song is a combination of traditional African music and contemporary electronic music. Salif Keita's vocals are the ideal match to the song's upbeat tempo, making it popular not only in Africa but also in Europe and other parts of the world.

Additionally, Salif Keita worked on the song "Guelen" alongside Malian kora player Ballake Sissoko. The kora's calming tones give the song an additional traditional African sound. A wonderful illustration of how traditional African instruments and contemporary musical genres may combine to produce something special and lovely is Salif Keita and Ballake Sissoko's cooperation.

Salif Keita has often had remarkable success working with other musicians. He is a sought-after collaborator for musicians from all over the world due to his talent for fusing traditional African music with contemporary genres and his distinctive vocals.

What do people also ask about Soukous musician Salif Keita?


How old is Salif Keita?

73 years (August 25, 1949)


What kind of music is Salif Keita?

Salif Keita, a Malian singer-songwriter, is credited with creating the Afropop dance music genre by fusing numerous regional African musical traditions with jazz, rhythm and blues, and other global popular music genres.


What language does Salif Keita sing in?

Salif Keita sings in the Maninka dialect.


Is Salif Keita married?

Coumba Makalou


What is the story of Salif Keita?

Salif Keita, who is referred to as the "Golden Voice of Africa," was born with albinism. He established the Salif Keita Global Foundation to spread knowledge of the condition, and he made his Grammy-winning album La Difference a call to action to stop the global abuse of people with albinism's human rights.


Who influenced Salif Keita?

Salif Keita's 1990 collaboration with Weather Report keyboardist Joe Zawinul was motivated by the jazz fusion band and resulted from a recording contract with Island Records.


Who is Salif Keita parents?

Salif Keita was born in Mali, West Africa, in 1949. His parents were Sina Keita and an unidentified mother. He is descended from Sunjata Keita, who established the Mali Empire in 1240, and comes from a noble family.


At what age did Salif Keita left Djoliba for Bamako?

Salif Keita left Djoliba for Bamako at 18 years-old in 1967.


What is Salif Keita famous for?

World Renowned Musician and Activist.


What type of singer is Salif Keita?

Salif Keita is a Malian singer-songwriter who is credited with creating the Afropop dance music genre by fusing parts of many regional African music traditions, particularly the Mande music, with jazz, rhythm and blues, and other global popular music styles.


What is the early life of Salif Keita?

Salif Keita, who was born into a royal family, had a challenging upbringing as a result of his albinism, which caused him to be shunned by his neighborhood. In addition, when he decided to pursue a career in music, his father disowned him.