The LA-based producer's latest project celebrates his Ethiopian roots.
Te'Amir is a Los Angeles-based drummer and producer who tours and records with soul singer Aloe Blacc.
In addition to that, he's played with many musicians from LA's unique hip-hop, soul and jazz scenes such as Kamasi Washington, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson and others.
In his latest EP, Abyssinia Rise, Te'Amir continues to explore his Ethiopian heritage. He expertly blends electronic beats with traditional Ethiopian samples to create lively soundscapes that draw you in right away.
"The project was a way for me to connect to Ethiopia. I've never been there so I use the music to take me there," he mentions.
The EP is comprised of four standout tracks that transport the listener through the winding rivers and busy fields of the old Abyssinian empire before closing with an ascending sense of peace. There's no doubt that this project is a transcendent experience, filled with fresh and exciting sounds.
Listen to Te'Amir's new EP Abyssinia Rise below.