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Rap Music from Gambella

Good news, Africa music fans! After several long months away, we’re back in Gambella, discovering still more of the exciting music-making happening along Ethiopia’s western border. Today we’re featuring Kamal and Athurkare, two talented young rap artists from the youth … Continue reading

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Okwori Ojulu – Obeero and Agwaa-ga composer

For our final post in this particular series on Anywaa music, we’re featuring Okwori Ojulu Oman, who composed several of the obeero and agwaa-ga in the Anywaa Christian songbook and has still hundreds more. Ojho and I paid him a … Continue reading

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Anywaa Pop Music – Oman “Tararangga”

Today, we’re going to take a brief break from the series on Anywaa religious music to feature some popular music from Gambella, courtesy of the brilliant Anywaa artist, Oman “Tararangga,” from Gambella town. (Interesting fact: Oman used to be a … Continue reading

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Ochati Ogatu and the Anywaa Hymnal

This next installment on the Anywaa church music series is especially exciting because it is brought to you by an individual who knows almost all of the obeero and agwaa-ga in the Anywaa songbook. His name is Pastor Ochati Ogatu, and … Continue reading

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“Oou Ubeet Ouu Wiguu Gin Caan Kiper Yesu” – Music by Samson Ojullu Amer

In continuation of our series on Anywaa church music, today’s post features Anywaa singer and composer, Samson Ojullu Amer. He is proficient in all types of Anywaa music, including cultural and secular, but focuses mainly on composing songs in the … Continue reading

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