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Tlahoun Gèssèssè (Amharic: ጥላሁን ገሠሠ) (1940-2009) was an Ethiopian artist who had been active since the '60s.

His songs mainly focus on love and romance, he also recorded songs that were socially conscious and somewhat political.

This artist had an amputation recently. He was near death but recovered from a cut on his throat: a failed attempt on his life.

Tlahoun Gessesse has a unique voice; he can hit high notes and…

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  • goddamn what a voice
  • I can't believe I'm getting into Ethiopian funk. That's so underground, it makes hipsters turn into respectable members of society when they listen to it.
  • i love this so much
  • ...جـــــــــــــزاك الله
  • .........ما شاء الله, ما شاء الله
  • another excellent addition to the Ethipiques collection!
  • RIP, Mr. Gèssèssè. What a great voice.
  • RIP a voice to remember.
  • http://www.last.fm/music/Suite+Crude+Revue/_/The+Looker

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