Yeni Kuti Wants Trump To Deport Femi Kuti’s Bassist Who “Disappeared” Before New York Concert
Afrobeat legend Femi Kuti, revealed that his bassist “disappeared” (absconded) 20 minutes before a concert in the US on Sunday and his sister, Yeni Kuti, has drawn the attention of the US President Donald Trump to the development.
The Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, who was due to play at the Summer Stage in New York alongside his Positive Force band, had to improvise, after Aghedo Andrew, a bassist and member of the band absconded in the U.S.
Femi, the son of late music legend Fela Kuti, performed the sixth concert in his ‘One People, One World’ global tour at the park, which sparked rave reviews from, guests.
But after the concert, the legendary artiste, took to his Instagram page, to lament that Mr Aghedo was “suddenly nowhere to be found just 20 minutes before he got on stage at the concert” and could have ruined his performance.
He however thanked other band members for bringing their A-Game and “standing strong and giving one of the best shows of the tour”.
She wrote: “The face of betrayal! Deserted Positve Force 20 mins before show in New York but he is not up to who can bring us down.”
“The face of betrayal. I hope @realdonaldtrump catches you and deports you!!! Deserted band 20mins before concert because he wants to stay in America,” she wrote.