Ethiopian Singer May Be Jailed Because Of Music – By Gwen Thompkins (NPR)

August 3rd, 2009 Print Print Email Email

Teddy Afro is one of Ethiopia’s most popular singers. Afro, whom fans call Ethiopia’s Bob Markley, is in prison. Many are convinced that his legal troubles are related to his music. Some of Afro’s songs seem critical of Ethiopia’s government. (more…)

Teddy Afro is one of Ethiopia’s most popular singers. Afro, whom fans call Ethiopia’s Bob Markley, is in prison. Many are convinced that his legal troubles are related to his music. Some of Afro’s songs seem critical of Ethiopia’s government.

Listen to NPR’s Audio Report on Teddy Afro.

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