Rokia Traoré was born on 24 January 1974 in central Beledougou
Mali. With his father a diplomat, Rokia Traore will grow in several
countries (Algeria, France, Belgium, etc..) And will be able to
take care of various cultures. Thanks to his mother that the girl
accompanied during wedding, Rokia discovered traditional music
of his country. She falls in love and decides to make a career
in music. She decides to move closer to his roots to make a music
mixing traditional Malian music featured a modern Western.