Ethiopian singer and poet Demisu Belete and Israel’s 12-piece Hoodna Orchestra are set to release ‘Alem’, a song produced and directed by the orchestra’s director, Ilan Smilan. ‘Alem’ is scheduled for digital release on 8 September.

Belete’s commanding singing style, which is heavily influenced by Ethiopian music pioneers Mahmoud Ahmed and Tilahun Gesesse, and Hoodna Orchestra’s dynamic

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