Abel Tesfaye’s “Earned it” is “Fifty Shades of Grey” Soundtrack

By Sandra Dindi Abel Tesfaye aka The Weeknd’s new song “Earned it” has been picked to…

“Music is my life”, Tewodros Tadesse

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – With its mellow sound, Tewodros Tadesse’s music has the ability to touch his audience…

Remembering the King of Ethiopian Music

By Mesfin Bezu Washington, D.C. - The untimely death of Tilahun Gessesse has set off an unprecedented…

Reviving African Jazz Village

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - In the evenings a couple of years ago it was common to hear…

Ethiopian Taxi Driver, Keyboardist Reinvents Music Career

By Deborah Block One of the most popular keyboardists in Ethiopia is now working as a…

Ethiopian reggae singer Eyob Mekonnen dies at 37

Popular Ethiopian reggae singer Eyob Mekonnen has died. Fans of the 37-year-old singer helped raise money…