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Vieux Farka Touré

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Biography

(source: wikipedia)

Boureima "Vieux" Farka Touré (1981) is a Malian singer and guitarist. He is the son of Grammy-winning Malian musician Ali Farka Touré.
Touré was born in Niafunké, Mali in 1981 to Ali Farka Touré. Despite his father's discouragement and his family's lineage as a tribe of soldiers, Touré secretly took up the guitar and enrolled in the Institut National des Arts in Bamako, Mali.
In 2005, Eric Herman of Modiba expressed interest in producing an album for Touré; to... more

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