Netsanet Mellesse

Netsanet Mellesse Netsanet Mellesse

Originally the lead singer of Wallias Band, of great fame in the hotels and clubs of Addis Ababa (one of the main venues, instead of concert halls), Netsanet Mellesse is one of the younger generation of Ethiopian singers who infuse music with influences from the West, India, and from other parts of Africa. She has been recorded on Shanachie, notably with a song on Holding up Half the Sky.

 

Song Highlights

Anteye

Dodge

Eyenamaye   

Lezilezihema

Minew Jal feat. Wallias Band

Shegeye  

Tizita

Yalesenbiete

Yelew Wekesa

Zibadie

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