Ethiopia Teddy Afro Bahirdar Concert
The manager of the prominent pop start Teddy Afro speaks to VOA Amharic about the concert to be held in the capital of Amhara region, Bahir Dar. Teddy Afro’s concert has been canceled many times because the regime denied a permission. The concert is one of the most rated public event in the country given the popularity and the regime’s consistent denial of the Artist to organize even an Album launching event. Teddy Afro sings about unity and love.
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Teddy Afro lives in a suburb of Addis Ababa. His first album Abugida was released in 2001.
His second album”Lebbo” was done in 2000 but released in 2002
His third album, Yasteseryal was released in 2005. This album was one of the most influential and controversial. Tedy Afro’s brilliant lyrics and the release of this album coincided with the elevated political tension in Ethiopia surrounding the Ethiopian general election, 2005. The government banned four of his songs including “Yasteseryal” from playing on Ethiopian media outlets.Nonetheless, the album sold more than a million copies within a few months after its release,