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A fresh soul on a world stage
June 26, 2014 14:33
Israeli attitude, American funk and an Ethiopian backdrop make the musical stylings of Ester Rada a force to be reckoned with.
Ester Rada

Ester Rada is quickly taking the world by storm with her musical stylings. (photo credit:ADI HARARI)

Ester Rada – the Israeli singer who has been grabbing the world’s attention with her soulful sound – is part of a generation that grew up in Israel with a history of Ethiopian immigrant hardship.

A striking figure with lithe East African looks, she possesses a beauty that can turn heads and a talent that makes ears prick up. Having broken through on MTV, VH1 and the BBC, Rada is getting global recognition from the media and music lovers alike. Her heady mix of Ethio-jazz, Afrobeat, nu soul and reggae packs as much of a punch on the dance floor as it does pumping through peoples’ headphones.


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