Music from Niger – Bombino

Omara “Bombino” Moctar is an internationally acclaimed Tuareg guitarist and singer-songwriter from Agadez, Niger. His music frequently addresses Tuareg geopolitical concerns and is sung in the Tuareg language of Tamashek. Bombino is the subject of the documentary film Agadez, the Music and the Rebellion.

Here is his song “Amidine”

Music from Niger – Bombino

Omara “Bombino” Moctar comes from the Tuareg people, an ancient group spread across the Saharan desert.  Bombino’s singing is excellent but his music centers around his electric guitar.