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Coastal Cider

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Bio

Turunesh is an Experimental Afro Indie RnB Singer-Songwriter of Tanzanian & Ethiopian origin. Having grown up in Tanzania her East African roots dictate the creation and development of her alternative style of music. She has 2 self titled EP’s (2016 & 2018), 4 singles(2018 - 2019), and a debut album ‘Coastal Cider’ (2019) that merge sounds and languages from Eastern & Western Africa as well as Neo Soul & Rnb influences. The 22 year old’s freestyle approach to her song making stems from growing up listening to old school Afro Jazz and Blues. 

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Turunesh EP 2016 Description 

Turunesh’s first self titled EP can be described as a collection of forgotten songs and poems. In over the course of 48 hours Turunesh record  her first EP ( 6 tracks) with the help of Tanzanian producer and good friend A.V.I.D. This particular project involved skimming through her song journal, looking for lost pieces of paper, and free-styling behind the microphone. It’s because of this that every song is its own individual story and resulting why Turunesh was unable to give the project a name that was definitive of its entirety, therefore it was named Turunesh. As a songwriter this project was approached as fictional body of work, drawing from completely imagined stories. 

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