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Gabriel Teodros


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    Process - Shakiah
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    Continuum - Meklit
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    Southend's Own - Essam
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    Around the Way - Julie-C, Mikaela Romero
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    Greeny Jungle - SoulChef, Shakiah
Gabriel Teodros is a musician and writer from South Seattle who first made a mark with the group Abyssinian Creole, and reached an international audience with his critically-acclaimed solo debut Lovework.
Over the ten years since he has set stages on fire all across the US, Canada, Mexico, Cuba, Ethiopia and South Africa; often in combination with workshops on creative writing, music, history, science fiction and media literacy.
His latest solo offering History Rhymes If It Doesn't Repeat (A Southend Healing Ritual) is a collective exercise in moving through trauma that was made completely in the months of August-September 2018, and produced by long-time collaborator (and 3 time Juno Award winner) Moka Only. The full-length therapy session includes features from nearly every phase of Teodros’ creative life, including Khingz (of Abyssinian Creole), Meklit (of CopperWire), Shakiah, Otieno Terry, Nikkita Oliver, Essam, Mikaela Romero, Rell Be Free, Julie-C and El Dia.
History Rhymes... is Teodros' first album since Evidence of Things Not Seen released in 2014, a James Baldwin-inspired collaboration with Aotearoa-based producer SoulChef that was described by critics as Teodros' strongest album yet, after a decade of notable releases that also include Colored People's Time Machine, Children of the Dragon and CopperWire's Earthbound.
Teodros is also currently active as a DJ on KEXP 90.3 FM in Seattle.
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