The rising reggae star Yohana Ashenafi released his first CD entitled Yohana on February 5, 2019 and his online copy on February 8. The album has 10 tracks, all written by him, filled with authentic reggae sounds ranging from roots, funk, ska and dancehall.
The young singer and songwriter are known for his stage shows both in Addis Ababa and abroad. Rising slowly but with an energetic performance Yohana was able to perform with the superstars as Jesse Royal, Protoje & Chronix shows in Addis Ababa.
Born in Debrezeit and raised in Addis, Yohana had a passion & interest in music since his early age. He started his pursuit of a career in music while he was in university studying Mechanical Engineering. After 4 years in university, he decided to take a hiatus from school to focus on his music & started to perform with several bands in Addis Ababa doing local & international reggae cover songs from weekly club gigs to festivals and concerts.
The 26 years old singer and songwriter’s album was composed by Marven while AtseBeats did the first single “Mercha Alat”. After the CD release the artist is expected to do concerts and tours.