Q: Who founded the Malian Empire in West Africa almost 800 years ago, and was known as the “Lion King of Mali”?
A. Sundiata Keita.
Q: What sweet-voiced superstar of Afro-pop music is directly descended from Sundiata Keita?
A: Salif Keita.
Q: How can you hear a streaming version of “Finzamba,” which Salif Keita recorded in 1980 with guitarist Kante Manfila?
A: Just click here.
Q: How can you download this remarkable track as a FREE MP3?
A: Click the song title below.
Q: What’ll happen if you follow this link?
A: You will be able to stream a 7-minute NPR profile of Salif Keita from 2006.
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