Sounds Israeli: The music of ‘Strong Black Coffee’

The Israeli band ‘Cafe Shachor Chazak’ (Strong Black Coffee) is composed of five performers who write, sing and play music which has been characterized as a fusion of hip-hop and reggae with Ethiopian flavors.  Four of the band members are Ethiopian Israelis and all are Israeli immigrants absorbed in Netanya.

Here’s the video for their song, “Only Up.”

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vh1rDsKiTTg&w=560&h=315]

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