Mdou Moctar Launches GoFundMe to Remain in United States Amid Nigerien Coup

In the wake of the violent military coup in his home country of Niger, guitarist Mdou Moctar and two of his Nigerien bandmates have asked fans for help as they remain in the United States indefinitely. The group have launched a GoFundMe in order to sustain themselves and their families, who still rely on their touring income. “We are so appreciative of our fans and community and their unending support and are so appreciative of whatever you are able to do to help us in this unprecedented and scary time,” reads a statement posted to social media. They’re aiming […]

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