Getu Hirpo

Ethiopian // United Kingdom



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Getu Hirpo – Biography

Artist Getu Hirpo (Mr Begna), also known as Gates, is an Independent Recording Artist based in the UK. Getu is an intelligent, talented, versatile and creative musician: a singer, songwriter, producer and performer.

Getu studied contemporary (popular music) at London Southwark College. He has a BTEC National Diploma in popular music. He is also a digital entrepreneur.

Getu Hirpo is a talented artist who embarked on his musical voyage of artistic discovery as a youngster. He grew up listening to different musicians and genres that have played an influential role in shaping his signature sound. He thinks he has something unique to offer to the world – original music that he is proud to call his own.

Getu Hirpo is originally from Ethiopia (East Africa), has been residing in the UK since 1990. Getu performed Ethiopian music live as a lead singer for four years in London with an Ethiopian group called Yared before he had gone to college to diversify his talent. His Performance with Yared Band as well as in the music college has been highly acclaimed.

Getu dreams big because he believes nothing is impossible – his primary goal is to make a breakthrough in the music industry. His distinctive style (Unique Sound), unquestionably a winning combination of African and Western popular music, makes him stand out from the crowd. He thinks music can make a massive impact on the world by positively influencing people to empower themselves. Getu is currently promoting his debut album online. He recorded his debut studio EP in 2010 at Applebeam Studio with producer/engineer Paul Miles.

Album – Breakthrough EP

Breakthrough EP, recorded at Applebeam Studio with Paul Miles, is composed of beautiful, energetic and exciting love songs from different genres. Most of the tracks in the EP are pop, R&B, hip-hop, and ballad. Getu wrote all his songs in the EP and co-produced them. 

DJ TAG From TNT internet radio says….

“THE SWEETEST SOUND… Getu’s songs are absolutely new and different.. over the top crossing true hip hop with a flair you won’t believe – to pop with the sweetest sounds you can imagine”.


Agency GTPOP Productions

Phone 07445611861

Email [email protected]

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