Category Archives: Ethiopia

Teddy Dan / Ethiopia (Jamaica/England)


“With the recent release of Teddy Dan’s latest album Outta Shasamane, we have a great third addition, completing the Teddy Dan Trilogy. Teddy Dan (MySpace) remains for me the Rasta Emissary, carrying the same message of African unity that we heard on his previous … Continue reading

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Yohaness Bekele a.k.a Jonny Ragga / Ethiopia


The first home grown reggae dancehall artist Yohaness Bekele a.k.a Jonny Ragga was born in 1977 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. From a very young age Jonny had a passionate interest in reading and writing poetry. His talents were spotted so … Continue reading

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Ras Kidus and Daggy / Ethiopia


Two young Ethiopian artists, living in exile in Europe, sing about togetherness and friendship.”Abran Ymerbenal” is one of the tracks from their album “Zoh”, released in Ethiopia by Voice Music Shop in 2007. Zoh was produced by the Easterhill Studio … Continue reading

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Dub Colossus / Ethiopia


Now here is some of my favorite music from Ethiopia. I just bought both the albums on a trip there this month. The first album in a Town Called Addis was inspired by meeting, writing and working with Ethiopian singers … Continue reading

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Haile Roots / Ethiopia


Haile Roots is an Ethiopian artist who recently came out with a new album in Amharic and English. For a great review please follow this link: http://soundclash.wordpress.com/2011/10/31/haile-roots-reggae/ Thanks to my good friend Empress Majah for the suggestion

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