Artists

Orthodox Issachar sings about Ethiopia in ‘Kuch Bel’

Orthodox Issachar sings about Ethiopia in ‘Kuch Bel’
Reggae singer Orthodix Issachar can best be described as multi-national. Born in Jamaica, he has lived in Canada for close to 40 years and he is also an official resident of Ethiopia, Africa. Although he has great love in his heart for the land of his birth and also his adopted home, Canada, it is Ethiopia which has inspired his latest single, Kuch Bel.
‘Kuch Bel’ which is Amharic for ‘sit down’  is recorded in a mix of Jamaican English and Amharic. A very catchy song, which even has kids reciting their ABC’s in Amharic, the Sangie Davis-produced single is poised to do very well for the Twelve Tribes of Israel member, who has been visiting Ethiopia for the past 30 years. In fact, Issachar recently returned from  Shashemane –   home to many Jamaicans since the late 1960s –  where he performed at the Bob Marley tribute.
“As a Rastaman, Ethiopia is very dear to my heart and it was with a sense of awe that I first touched on the soil there in 1986. The Twelve Tribes of Israel ws very instrumental in setting up a school there … in Shashemane, the land which was given by the Emperor  to the people of the Caribbean who wanted to repatriate,” Issachar explained.
Although Kuch Bel was recorded in Jamaica, the video was shot in Ethiopia and shows off the beauty of the land and the people.
The song is set to hit the local airwaves in what Issachar hopes will be a big way, as many disc jockeys now have it in their possession.
“I am expecting a lot of love here in Jamaica and I am already thanking those disc jocks who will find it possible to add it to their playlist,” the Rastafarian singer declared.
 Issachar will wind up his short visit to Jamaica next week and return to Canada, from where he will fly out for an important event —  the 40th anniversary of the Twelve Tribe organisation in Manchester, England. The celebration takes place  April  6 – 9.
 
Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Artists

More in Artists

morgan heritage

Grammy Award-Winning Morgan Heritage Gets BEST REGGAE ALBUM 2018 Grammy Nominations

DonDonNovember 28, 2017
RDX100LiveFlyerPrintFinal

RDX Album showcase set to Ignite 100

DonDonNovember 28, 2017
DROOP LION

Reggae singer Droop Lion drops new ‘Ideologies’ album

Riddim-Don MagMay 21, 2017
PRADO - RDM

PRADO pleased with Rotten Rich’s success

Riddim-Don MagApril 20, 2017
Macini

Macini, UK’s Dancehall General, now getting heavy rotation in Jamaica

Riddim-Don MagApril 20, 2017
Onirose

Dancehal, Soca, Reggae or Pop, The Soulful Onirose’s “Got It”!

Riddim-Don MagApril 18, 2017
Nazneen Rahman -R-DM

R-DM SPOTLIGHT: Singer-Songwriter and Scientist, Nazneen Rahman CBE, Continues to Inspire with New Upcoming Single,

Riddim-Don MagApril 13, 2017
Kirk Diamond -R-DM

Reggae & Dancehall Recording Artist Kirk Diamond “Greater” Than Ever

Riddim-Don MagApril 12, 2017
Luiz caracol

R-DM SPOTLIGHT: Luiz Caracol a Portuguese from the south hemisphere

Riddim-Don MagApril 6, 2017

The newest and hottest online Magazine!! Riddim-Don Magazine Www.riddim-donmagazine.com

Copyright © 2016 Riddim-Don Magazine. Website Designed by The.Pure_Groop 1.876.622.1998

Translate »