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  • blog July 1, 2014

    Afropop Album Premiere: Zvuloon Dub System’s Anbessa Dub

    Zvuloon Dub System, based in Tel Aviv, Israel, is far more than a typical dub reggae band: These musicians draw musical and cultural inspiration not only from the mythical ancestral homeland, “Ethiopia,” of Jamaican Rastafarianism, but from the actual geographic … Read more »

  • blog June 24, 2014

    Guest Bloggers Around the World Series

    Afropop is pleased to unveil a new series of guest posts, offering coverage of music scenes by writers who know them best. For your convenience, we now offer the entire series to date, in one easy place: Addis Ababa: Music Renaissance … Read more »

  • blog May 29, 2014

    Guest Bloggers Around the World: Music Renaissance in Ethiopia

    Afropop is pleased to unveil a new series of guest posts from bloggers around the world, offering coverage of music scenes by writers who know them best. Our second installment comes to us from Arefaynie Fantahun, an expert on the scene in … Read more »

  • blog March 7, 2014

    Afropop Presents: Feedel Band Live at DROM

    Afropop is proud to present Feedel Band in concert on March 8, 2014 at DROM at 9:30 (doors open at 9). Pick up your tickets here. Feedel Band keeps the funky experimentation of 70s Ethiopia alive, with ties to the … Read more »

  • review February 11, 2014

    Ewedihalehu

    With her 24th album release, Aster Aweke proves she’s still the queen of Ethiopian pop. Savvy African music fans got an introduction to Aweke’s spectacular voice and stage presence during the late 1980s and early ‘90s when she first came … Read more »

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