PBS NewsHour

Mdou Moctar: From Niger to international guitar hero

Clip: 12/12/2021 | 6m 59s | Video has closed captioning.

In the world of music, ‘guitar hero’ is a title achieved by very few. Now, a new hero has emerged from a remote village in rural Niger to become an international superstar with a 6-string style of his own. NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker speaks to Mdou Moctar about his sound and rise to international stardom.

Aired: 12/12/21

Rating: NR

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