Union Transfer


Teddy Afro

Addisu Habte presents

Teddy Afro

Sat, February 9, 2013

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 8:30 pm (event ends at 2:30 am)

Union Transfer

Philadelphia, PA


Teddy Afro
Teddy Afro
Someone who knows how to change attitudes is famous Ethiopian singer Tewedros Kassahun (Teddy Afro). Teddy Afro is the biggest star in Ethiopian. He has sold over 10 million CDs and has sold out concert all over the world. His style of mix of reggae and traditional Ethiopian music had made him the most successful Ethiopian singer ever.

He is using his musical career to support students and the youth, in a bid to help make them better citizens in the future. Teddy Afro, as he is famously known, is the most adored singer in recent history.The talents of this musician are simply mesmerizing. Apart from what he is known about in the country, Teddy Afro is also very good at works of philanthropy. Helping the disabled, orphans and street dwellers are all is priority areas of delivering assistance.

Teddy Afro said, "Supporting students and young people means helping shape a nation. Starting from this basic essence I would like to continue working on charity works when it comes to assisting school programs and the youth in general."
He has managed to grasp the attentions of many millions and succeeded in transforming the industry forever.
Teddy Afro’s mother Tilaye Arage said, "The relationship between me and Teddy is not only like mother and son, it is more like friendship. Sometimes when I am vexed and try to talk to him, he tries to cool me down and talks to me as a friend. He is very compassionate. I have got everything a mother can get from her son. "

Controversy has always been with this young artist from the beginning. His political comments through his songs always got him in trouble. What’s more, he was also imprisoned for hit and run charges two years ago. But, all that is happening now could be a blessing for this superstar to outshine and deliver more- internationally.

Teddy Afro said, "The generation gives the power that changes a country. To keep this process going all is expected from government bodies and the society. And I myself with my profession would like to contribute more in this process -even if mine is just at its beginning. "

Teddy Afro is also planning to support young Ethiopians with talents get chances of getting in the music industry so that they can one day live their dreams as he does.
Venue Information:
Union Transfer
1026 Spring Garden St.
Philadelphia, PA, 19123