BirthdayNovember 12, 1953
BirthplacePodor, Senegal

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Baaba Maal

    Full name: Baaba Maal
    Also known as: Baaba Maal, Maal, Baaba
    Professions: Soundtrack, Music Department, Composer

  2. Baaba Maal Known for

    Black Hawk Down (2001), Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), Just a Kiss (2002), Life in a Day (2011)

  3. Baaba Maal Biography

    Baaba Maal (born 12 November 1953) is a Senegalese singer and guitarist born in Podor, on the Senegal River. He is well known in Africa and internationally is probably Senegal's most famous musician after Youssou N'Dour. In addition to acoustic guitar, he also plays percussion. He has released several albums, both for independent and major labels. In July 2003, he was made a UNDP Youth Emissary.Baaba sings primarily in Pulaar and is the foremost promoter of the traditions of the Pulaar-speaking peoples who live on either side of the Senegal River in the ancient Senegalese kingdom of Futa Tooro.

  4. Baaba Maal Family

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