France’s Minister of Culture honors Mulatu Astatke

Mulatu Astatke, the father of “Ethio Jazz” was bestowed the Order des Arts et des Lettres…

Mulatu Astatke Receives French National Order Of Arts and Letters Award

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The famous Ethiopian musician and father of Ethio-Jazz, Mulatu Astatke, has been…

Acoustic Night at Babi’s Bistro

Breakfast Show radio host Dawit Betseha at 105.3 Afro FM is has a bar and restaurant…

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…