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Salif Keita: Rockin' With Soul Of Africa

j. poet, San Francisco Chronicle, 6 August 2006

SALIF KEITA grins when he says: "I love rock'n'roll." It may seem like an unlikely sentiment since Keita's last two albums, this year's M'Bemba (Ancestor) and 2002's Moffou are steeped in the traditional music of Mali, but Keita is a man familiar with contradictions.

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