Asgegnew Ashko is a talented singer and songwriter from Southern Ethiopia. He is well known for his hit song Dendesho that was released in 2014 and became popular after the video went viral on YouTube. He makes his debut on Coke Studio Africa 2017 paired with Ugandan singer and dancer Sheebah.
BECOMING A SENSATION
Asgegnew came into the limelight in 2014, when his song Dendesho became one of the most viewed YouTube videos in Ethiopia. He later released two singles Yadisse and Bale Robe Hundefa in 2016. Both singles became internet sensations owing to their catchy hook and style.
WHAT IS COOKING?
Since the advent of his career, Asgegnew has released tracks that have made him a darling amongst the Ethiopian masses. He is currently working on his first studio album, which will be dropped soon.
BEHING THE MUSIC
Asgegnew Ashko was born in Arbaminch in the Southern Part of Ethiopia. He fell in love with music as a child, and while in high school started performing as a dancer for a time. His journey to the top was not smooth, as he struggled with his dancing career. It wasn’t until later when he moved to the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa that his career began to soar.