Mor Thiam

Mon Feb 07 2022
By   angelina

The Senegalese drummer, Mor Dogo Thiam, was born on 22 May 1941 in Dakar Senegal. The Kanfera drummer has worked in many songs including Ayo Ayo Nene, Sindiely, Kele Mumbana, Xamleen Xamme, and more.

The Join Us (1999) album drummer is inspired by the cultures in Senegal Wolof. His ancestors and family used to narrate their stories using drums.

When Did The Back to Africa Instrumentalist Marry?

Even though Dini Dafarrar's drummer has not revealed his marriage date yet, he probably married in the year 1972. The music celebrity wedded to Kine Gueye Thiam, a founder of Konfidence Foundation.

The African dance teacher at East St. Louis moved to the USA in 1972 and gave birth to her first baby in April 1973. Thus, it is clear from these dates that the charitable Senegalese woman married in 1972.

Who Is The Wife of Sindiely Rhythmist?

The Performing Arts Training Center tutor, Kine, is a culture lover and works for a better home and life for the Senegalese immigrants in the USA. Mrs. Thiam has also worked with Katherine Dunham, a legendary choreographer, at Katherine Dunham.

Photo of Kine Gueye Thiam in a black vest and golden earrings.
Photo of Kine Gueye Thiam (Source:

Currently, the community business leader is working as a CEO with her son in Konfidence Foundation. 

How Many Children Does Mor Thiam Have?

The cultural activist couple is blessed with five children: Aliaune Badara Thiam aka Akon, Abou 'Bu' Thiam, Khady Thiam Gueye, Omar Thiam, and another one whose name is not made public.

All the children of the loving couple are grown up and are working in their respective fields.

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Who Are The Children of Kele Kumbana Drummer?

The Bananza singer Akon is the eldest child of the Thiam family. The ASCAP Award holder was born on 16 April 1973. His brother Abou (25 march 1982) is a business professional and music creator.

Kine's daughter Khady is Akon's brand strategist while her younger brother Omar is also a musician.

Does Mor Dogo Thiam Have Any Grandchildren?

Indeed. Mr. Thiam has six grandchildren from his eldest son, Akon. Aliaune 'Ali' Thiam, Jhavor Thiam, Alianna Thiam, and Journey Thiam are the children of Akon with Tomeka Thiam.

Akon in a white shirt smiling with his five kids.
Photo of Mor Dogo Thiam's grandchildren (Source:

Furthermore, Ty Pittman is the son of the Right Now singer with Kelly Pittman, and Mohammad 'Mo' Thiam is another son from his next wife.

Divorce Rumors of The Xamleen Xamme Drummer

The 49 year-long married life of the Thiam couple is still strong and they are ready to last it to their last breath. There is no hearsay regarding their split up.

The married love couple is leading their happy life with their family in Orlando, Florida.

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