Boubacar Traoré

Born 1942.
Boubacar Traoré

Biography

Boubacar Traoré (born 1942 in Kayes, Mali) is a renowned singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Traoré also goes by the nickname Kar Kar, "the one who dribbles too much" in Bambara, a reference to his soccer playing: "a nickname I got from playing soccer when I was young. People would yell 'Kari, Kari' - dribble, dribble - the name stuck with me".

Wikipedia This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. If you find the biography content factually incorrect, defamatory or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia. Find out more about our use of this data.

Links & Information

BBC Reviews

  1. Review of The Best of Boubacar Traoré: The Bluesman From Mali

    The Best of Boubacar Traoré: The Bluesman From Mali 2003

    Reviewed by John Armstrong
    Compilation from Malian blues legend (selected by the man himself).