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ተስፋዬ
ተስፋዬ
April 21, 2017 7:33 AM

Dear Teodrose Fikre, Your write-up sounds more like a promo than what the reality would suggest. Rule 1: Never compare Tilhaun, Mahmud, Bizunesh, etc with your namesake; you would fail and fail miserably. For a starter look at the lyrics; Teddy is an autodidact, an activist and a shrewd marketer [read opportunist]; Tilahun and those bunch sang for the love of singing. Did you get that? And do you realize the significance of that? By the way, I do like many of Teddy’s songs. One thing I don’t like is your attempt to compare Teddy with Tilhaun. ps: your bio… Read more »

Teddy Fikre
Teddy Fikre
April 21, 2017 1:33 PM
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Selam ተስፋዬ , First, let me say thank you for your response and your critique. Let me do my best to respond to the points you posited. With respect to your first statement that I erred in comparing Teddy Afro to Tilahun and Mahmoud, if you re-read what I wrote, I was not comparing his music to theirs as much as I was comparing and contrasting how Teddy Afro was able to shoot up to the level of legend in a comparatively short time when contrasted with the time it took for Tilahun and Mahmoud. Just to let you know,… Read more »

Teddy Fikre
Teddy Fikre
April 26, 2017 10:37 AM
Reply to  ተስፋዬ

Selam Alem, First, let me say thank you for your response and your critique. Let me do my best to respond to the points you posited. With respect to your first statement that I erred in comparing Teddy Afro to Tilahun and Mahmoud, if you re-read what I wrote, I was not comparing his music to theirs as much as I was comparing and contrasting how Teddy Afro was able to shoot up to the level of legend in a comparatively short time when contrasted with the time it took for Tilahun and Mahmoud. Just to let you know, I… Read more »

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