CNN 'African Voices' recently broadcast a recut of 'Agadez: The Music & the Rebellion'  as a three-part series.  Omara Moctar, aka Bombino - is a songwriter from Niger who was influenced by rock icons like  Jimi Hendrix and Mark Knopfler.  This broadcast aired world-wide.

Part 1: Bombino: The Jimi Hendrix of Niger

Part 2: 'Desert Rock' inspired by changing dunes

Part 3: 'Desert Rock' in America