The singer and songwriter known as Betty G has released her anxiously awaited LP album, “Manew Fitsum.” The record comprises 13 original songs for an approximate total listening time of one hour, making for a comprehensive introduction to Betty G's uniquely captivating repertoire. Classy, elegant, and warmly upbeat in both her singing and songwriting, “Manew Fitsum” by Betty G is the most exciting album from the African continent in 2015 so far.
Born and raised in Ethiopia, Betty G grew up in a French high school and graduated college in the French system. Her multicultural background informs her music from every angle, brightly painting her lyrics in French, English, and Amharic, the official language of Ethiopia. Likewise, her overall style varies from mainstream pop to adult contemporary with hip-hop, reggae and rock frills, always celebrating her homeland with strong and wonderful African undertones. This is perhaps best exemplified in “Nana Demaye,” one of the record's most uplifting and evocative songs.
Betty G's singing career began in high school when she began performing in her school's carnival program. From there she moved to playing live gigs at nightclubs, at which venues she regularly appeared until she achieved her bachelor's degree.
Ask to describe the overall theme of her new record, Betty G writes simply, “I want to talk about love and how great it is.”
Now, with years of experience onstage and a concrete, passionate fan base, Betty G has collaborated with some of the scene's best-loved artists, such as Nhatty Man, Zeritu, Teddy Afro, Jonny Raga, Black Bukan, and Koby Maxwell. Fans of such legends as Madonna, Cher, and Kylie Minogue are sure also to enjoy “Manew Fitsum” from Betty G.
Several official music videos for Betty G's music are also available for viewing online (link provided below).
“Manew Fitsum” by Betty G is available online worldwide. Pop fans and DJs everywhere should definitely get in early.
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