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The Living Legend Bereket Mengisteab’s Old Song ‘Cobra’ Becomes a New Hit

The Living Legend Bereket Mengisteab
The Living Legend Bereket Mengisteab

BY BEREKET KIDANE

Eritrea’s living legend musician, the one and only Bereket Mengisteab (my namesake – hey, if one Bereket is good two is even better right ?;) who has been churning out patriotic songs for nearly half a century has one of its songs from fifteen years ago “Cobra” become a new hit again and a YouTube sensation among Eritreans.

The ageless wonder is still turning out catchy tunes well in his seventies and has the energy of a young man that is still in his prime when performing on stage. He is simply amazing. Continue reading The Living Legend Bereket Mengisteab’s Old Song ‘Cobra’ Becomes a New Hit