Malian musician claims US customs broke instrument

Malian musician claims US customs broke instrument

An internationally renowned musician has claimed agents at JFK airport destroyed his custom-made instrument during a flight to Paris following a US tour. Ballaké Sissoko, one of Mali’s famous kora players, checked his kora once he landed at home in Paris, only to find the instrument completely destroyed. A note within the case confirmed that agents had opened the case for inspection.

Timothy
Timothy
Ya Boi PI
Ya Boi PI 1 months

oh boo hoo. the TSA can and will break anything and everything.

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