Neway Debebe


Born In the rural part of Ethiopia in Hamer Bako, Asela singer Neway Debebe started music while attending Ras Andarge high school. He made a huge contribution to the school band. Having acquired a great deal of music experience while playing in the school band, Neway Debebe moved to Addis Ababa to make his dreams come true. While in Addis Ababa he joined Ambassador theatre which was organized by Ato Tesfaye Lema later he joined Ras Theatre’s traditional band.

He released his first album in the 1970’s with Roha Band which was recorded by Tango Music Shop. Neway Debebe has released six albums and has featured on other albums by fellow artists. Neway Debebe lived in the U. S. for 16 years making his life and work there. He moved back to Ethiopia in 2007.

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Neway Debebe
Profile added by In-house East Africa on 27 Sep 2016
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