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Malian Singer Boubacar Traoré


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Boubacar Traoré was Mali's first pop music star.

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He was the first in Mali to score some big-selling radio hits.

This was in the early 60s.

Traoré, also known as "Kar Kar" in Mali visited our studios recently and played one of his first hits, a tune called "Mali Twist."