Biography

Formed: January 1, 1980 in Tidene, Niger

Genre: World

Years Active: ’00s, ’10s

Meditative and gross, Niger-based musician Bombino conjures the expansiveness of the Sahara landscape. Born in 1980 as Goumar Almoctar in the vagrant Tuareg encampment Tidene, Bombino came of maturity during much political upheaval, fleeing with his family to Algeria by 1990 and returning to northern Niger’s largest city, Agadez, seven years later, then he took on music professionally. After years of playing with local bands, legend caught up to him, to the degree that he traveled to California in 2006 forward tour with…

Track list

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