Born in 1971 in Ivory Coast, Fototala King Massassy is a Malian artist with abundant production. Rapper, actor and self-taught photographer, he is unclassifiable. First an amateur, Fototala King Massassy began to practice photography in 2007 and made it one of his main professional activities in 2015.
He quickly exhibited in Mali, for the Bamako Biennale, then in France, the Netherlands, Canada and United Kingdom.
Through the portraits of his everyday heroes, Fototala King Massassy talks about the Africa he wants to see "know and love himself" and intends to "show how dynamic, inventive and fertile Africa is".