Fine-tuning traditional instruments

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

Pivot of Ethio Jazz

Mulatu Astatike, the 74-year-old father of Ethio-Jazz, is a musician, composer and arranger of a unique…

Budding Music Video Market

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

Tears, Exuberance as ‘Black Panther’ Opens Across Africa

In Ethiopia‘s capital, Addis Ababa, “Black Panther” has been selling out its five-times-a-day screenings at the…

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…

From Addis Ababa to Hollywood

Alberto Frezza is a noted actor of Italian ancestry but grew up in Ethiopia. He has…

The Black Jesus Experience at the African Jazz Village

Black Jesus Experience, an Ethio-jazz band from Melbourne, Australia, held a performance at the African Jazz…