Mor Thiam

Senegalese Musician

Mor Thiam is a Senegalese drummer, cultural historian, entertainment consultant and is the father of the famed singer Akon . His surname is pronounced "Chahm". He has a grandniece named Neneh Silla. Thiam, a member of the Dogon ethnic group, played drums from before the age of eight and had begun playing professionally by age 12.… Read More

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1941 Birth Born in 1941.


1973 32 Years Old In 1973 and 1974 he performed with the jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard and has also performed and recorded with the World Saxophone Quartet. … Read More
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