About Gabriel Teodros
Gabriel Teodros is a musician and writer who first made a mark with the group Abyssinian Creole, and reached an international audience with his critically-acclaimed solo debut Lovework.
He has since set stages on fire all across the US, Canada, Mexico and Ethiopia; often in combination with workshops on storytelling, music and media literacy. 2012 saw the release of 2 more critically-acclaimed albums, Teodros' solo Colored People's Time Machine, as well as CopperWire's Earthbound; a space opera of a hip hop ride (set in the year 2089) that Teodros recorded with fellow Ethiopian-American artists Meklit Hadero and Burntface.
In 2014 Teodros released 2 solo projects: Children Of The Dragon - another journey through time, Hip Hop, Ethiopian musical traditions and shifting homelands with Washington, DC-based producer AirMe, followed by Evidence Of Things Not Seen - a James Baldwin-inspired portrait of right now with Auckland, New Zealand-based producer SoulChef.
In 2015, Teodros made his speculative fiction debut with a story published in Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements (AK Press). His writing has also been published by The Feminist Wire and Okayafrica.