Afrobeat legend, Femi Kuti, Afrobeat has said his bassist “disappeared” 20 minutes before a concert in the US on Sunday, July 30, 2018.
The Nigerian multi-instrumentalist and his Positive Force band performed at the SummerStage concert in New York.
Kuti said that the missing band member is a bassist whose name is Aghedo Andrew.
According to him, Andrew “nearly ruined” his concert. He wrote on Instagram that:
“He disappeared 20mins before show time. I want to thank the rest of the band for standing strong and giving one of the best shows of the tour”.
According to Yeni Kuti, Femi’s sister, also posted about the development on Instagram, describing Andrew as “the face of betrayal”. She wrote that:
“The face of betrayal! Deserted Positive Force 20 mins before (the) show in New York but he is not up to who can bring us down”.
In another post, Yeni said she hopes he is caught by the US authorities. She wrote that:
“The face of betrayal. I hope @realdonaldtrump catches you and deports you!!! Deserted band 20mins before concert because he wants to stay in America”.
Femi Kuti is currently on a tour of the US, promoting his ‘One People, One World’ album.