La Différence

Hace casi once años encontré por internet el videoclip de la canción que abre este álbum, maravilloso ejemplo de stop motion realizado en su mayor parte con material reciclado que junto a la música me hizo querer saber más del artista. En el último par de semanas he puesto la música de Salif Keita mientras dibujo y he recordado lo mucho que disfruté el álbum que comparto en esta entrada, ojalá disfruten estos sonidos del Afropop. En el video, Keita interpreta una versión acústica de La Différence.

Salif Keita (1949) is an internationally recognized afro-pop singer-songwriter from Mali. He is unique not only because of his reputation as the Golden Voice of Africa, but because he has albinism and 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, also he was cast out by his family and ostracized by the community because of his albinism, a sign of bad luck in Mandinka culture.

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