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A New Feature Film Called Guzow

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Words: 2922 | Updated: 04/14/09 23:49
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Ezega.comby  Eden Habtamu      Photos: Actor Robera, Shiwangizaw, Belgnesh, and Actress Lidya; Director Aida Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, April 7, 2009 (Ezega.com) -- Film Producer,... 2 n/a

A Talk with Eritrean Artist Elsa Gebreyesus

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Words: 2219 | Updated: 12/04/11 00:22
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At AddisTunes, we love art and always do our best to introduce the world to artists that are near and dear to our hearts.  One of our favorites is the globe-trotting, humanitarian, and... 3 n/a

ABIYOU SOLOMON - In Search Of My Roots

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Words: 684 | Updated: 02/27/09 12:44
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By Rich McCracken II   for MetroSpirit.com     Abiyou Solomon’s new CD, “In Search of my Roots” showcases Ethiopian/world music and shows how this music has... 4 n/a

Afrigo Band, 38 Years of Performing

Author: Muheebwa
Words: 233 | Updated: 09/07/13 18:03
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Live band music has been gaining popularity in Uganda lately. Most posh hotels and hangouts have band themed nights, while some bands have permanent places from where they perform. But one band has... 5 n/a

Afro 105.3 FM all English radio to launch in Ethiopia

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Words: 257 | Updated: 02/27/09 12:44
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By Muluken Yewondwossenwww.CapitalEthiopia.com Radio Listener in Ethiopia Photo BBC Afro, an English language radio station is to start trial transmission on FM from the end of November,... 6 n/a

Afro Tuned: Interview with Soweto Kinch

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Words: 1313 | Updated: 07/16/11 00:41
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'Afro-Tuned' - Featuring personalities from around the world who are fusing African music + art with Pop-Cultureby Muhammida El Muhajir    Watching the award winning saxophonist/MC... 7 n/a

Afro-Tuned: James Ihedigbo from the NY Jets

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Words: 1659 | Updated: 09/23/10 22:56
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Afro-Tuned   Featuring personalities from around the world who are fusing African music + art with Pop-Culture   by Muhammida El Muhajir   (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images... 8 n/a

Afro-Tuned: Interview with Lion King's 11 Year Old Shannon Tavarez

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Words: 1782 | Updated: 06/12/11 21:18
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'Afro-Tuned' Featuring personalities from around the world who are fusing African music + art with Pop-Culture by Muhammida El Muhajir    Shannon Tavarez   Until very recently,... 9 n/a

All About Ethiopian Music During Festival

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Words: 313 | Updated: 06/05/09 13:40
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Published by The ReporterWritten by By Hailu T.The eighth edition of the Ethiopian Music(s) Festival organized by Alliance Françoise kicked off last week featuring many up and coming talents... 10 n/a

ARE FELA! MUSICAL PRODUCERS HEADED FOR TROUBLE?

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Words: 3074 | Updated: 10/14/10 22:06
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 By Tenisio Seanima(http://theshrine.podomatic.com//)  The Tony Award-winning musical “Fela!” opened on Broadway less than a year ago to glowing reviews. As a diehard fan of... 11 n/a

BBC: Ethiopian star guilty over death

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Words: 469 | Updated: 02/27/09 12:43
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Afro's music has been an anthem for anti-government protests Ethiopian pop star Teddy Afro has been convicted of the manslaughter of a homeless man killed in a... 12 n/a

CD REVIEW: A Town Called Addis

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Words: 616 | Updated: 02/27/09 12:47
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By ARomeroWorld Music Central I've followed the career of Nick Page for a few years. He was a member of TransGlobal Underground and is now one of the components of Temple of Sound, two of my... 13 n/a

Charges Against Wayna Dropped

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Words: 287 | Updated: 03/31/09 09:49
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www.undercover.com.auby Paul CashmereCharges against Ethiopian singer Wayna have been dropped after she was charged with carrying a weapon at Houston airport on March 26th.Wayna had been in Texas... 14 n/a

Comb & Razor: DJ Uchenna Ikonne Speaks about Nigerian Vinyl - Pt. 1

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Words: 2462 | Updated: 02/03/12 17:52
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Back in the fall, we had a chance to sit down with the founder of the legendary African music blog - Combs & Razor - to tap into his infinite knowledge about the Nigerian music scene...which we... 15 n/a

Comb & Razor: DJ Uchenna Ikonne Speaks about Nigerian Vinyl - Pt. 2

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Words: 2499 | Updated: 02/03/12 17:53
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Here's a continuation of our conversation with the founder of the legendary African music blog - Combs & Razor.  If you missed our first installment, check it out here.  And make sure... 16 n/a

Country Liberalises Radio And Television May Follow

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Words: 2296 | Updated: 02/27/09 12:40
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Country Liberalises Radio And Television May Follow, Supports Thriving Local Film Culture www.AllAfrica.com London — The Ethiopian Government is best known for the tight control it has... 17 n/a

Dr. Jane Aronson Responds to the Movie "Orphan"

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Words: 721 | Updated: 07/30/09 09:41
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The following press statement was issued by Dr. Jane Aronson, Founder and CEO of the Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO) in response to a July 22 screening of the movie, “Orphan”. I... 18 n/a

Eritrean Songstress and Soul Siren: Fijori

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Words: 3209 | Updated: 05/04/11 22:15
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Amidst the jet-setting and preparations for her debut release, "Emotional Value," we caught up to the Eritrea-born songstress, Fijori, in Munich to discuss her work with the multi-talented Thomas... 19 n/a

Ethio Boy Reppin Africa

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Words: 1787 | Updated: 01/13/10 07:54
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There is no shortage of talent these days in the Diaspora – and Ethio Boy is fast becoming one of the rising stars to look out for.  Through his infectious lyrics and hot club tracks,... 20 n/a

Ethiopian Born Musicians Nominated For Grammy

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Words: 598 | Updated: 02/27/09 12:42
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EthioPolitics.com Kenna (L) Wayna (R) Two Ethiopian born musicians Kenna (Kenna Zemedkun) and Wayna (Wayna Wondwossen) have been nominated for the 51st Annual GRAMMY Awards. Nominations were... 21 n/a

Ethiopian Community Finds Home In His Song

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Words: 977 | Updated: 10/21/08 10:37
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Church Musician's Work Honored With NEA Fellowship Washington Post By Sandhya SomashekharSaturday, July 5, 2008   For more than 80 hours a week, Moges Seyoum works in the parking garage... 22 n/a

Ethiopian pop star jail term cut

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Words: 473 | Updated: 02/20/09 10:33
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By Elizabeth Blunt BBC News, Addis Ababa Teddy Afro's music has been an anthem for opposition protests Ethiopia's most famous pop singer,... 23 n/a

Exclusive Interview with Mali's Tamikrest, the Heirs of the Desert

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Words: 1469 | Updated: 06/17/12 22:16
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“We, sons of the desert / Who live in drought / This empty space / Where thirst and wind hold sway / Bare of shade and water / But full of liberty / It’s the country of antelopes / And... 24 n/a

Frank Gossner - the King of Voodoo Funk

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Words: 2925 | Updated: 03/24/11 18:43
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There are some of us who love music, and then there is Frank Gossner.  He can't really be described as a music lover - that is just  not strong enough.  A disciple,... 25 n/a

Gabriel Teodros Talks about Life, Music, and the Future

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Words: 2752 | Updated: 11/20/09 02:57
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AT: You’ve been a busy man lately; you’re doing shows all over and you’re about to drop a new CD, “Colored People’s Time Machine.” Can you give us a little...