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…

Music Legend Maritu Legesse releases new album Yigemasheral

Without a doubt one of Ethiopia’s most talented and celebrated traditional music singers Maritu Legesse released…

StarTimes Joins Pay Tv Market, Gives DStv Competition

Bridgetech, local exclusive agent, began selling subscriptions to customers last week. The Chinese multinational company, StarTimes,…

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…