Nipsey Hussle: A Stolen Future

by Mary Mulugeta Asseratte Nipsey Hussle, the Eritrean Grammy nominated rapper and entrepreneur, was fatally shot in…

Music Composing Business Blooms, Despite Hurdles

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – For a young man, born and raised in a military family, a career…

An Interview with Mulatu Astatke, the Father of Ethio-Jazz

Ethiopian musician (piano, organ, vibraphone, and percussion), composer, and arranger Mulatu Astatke (the name is spelled Astatqé on…

Fine-tuning traditional instruments

Traditional music and musical instruments no longer hold an esteemed place in urban lifestyle of Ethiopia;…

Budding Music Video Market

Hope Entertainment, Lomi, Minewshewa and DireTube currently dominate the online streaming music video market in Ethiopia.…

Grammys 2018: The Weeknd Wins Best Urban Contemporary Album

Starboy beat out albums by Childish Gambino, SZA, 6LACK, and Khalid. The Weeknd has won Best Urban Contemporary…

Jano Band to release second album

After a long wait since they released their first album Ertale, the rock music group, Jano…

Mikaya’s second album takes over the music market

The highly anticipated posthumous second album of Mikaya Behailu dropped this week and is available for…

Ethiopian pop star Teddy Afro’s album launch stopped by police

Authorities in Ethiopia have stopped singer Tewodros Kassahun, popularly known as Teddy Afro, from launching his…