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Young Diaspora Ethiopian musicians are rising fast and gaining attention on the international scene [By Alemayehu G. Mariam - Professor]

They sing in English, but some include Amharic songs in their repertoire. Their lyrics are serious and spotlight social conditions. Their melodies are a fusion of Ethiopian, rock and jazz beats. They attract audiences across cultural lines....

‘Music is like gold’: Hip-hop in Amharic finds its voice in Ethiopia [Aljazeera International]

Mainstream rappers embrace the country’s dominant language while trying not to upset the government by James Jeffrey ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopian rapper DJ Same took out a smartphone and played a clip of a man...

Tamagn with Bezawork Assefaw [Part 1-3 video]

Tsehaye Yohanes: Ethiopia [video]

Ethiopian musician Hailu Mergia rediscovered after 30 years [CCTV-America]

December 24, 2014 Famed Ethiopian organist Hailu Mergia has been rediscovered by a recording label in the United States. Mergia was a star of the Ethiopian music scene for over three decades before he fell off the radar. CCTV America’s...

Yidne ''Libe Tenesa'' [New music video from Norway-Oslo 2014]

Teddy Afro's short Documentary Film

Enough hereafter by Hanisha Solomon