Neway Debebe(ነዋይ ደበበ) has been described as possessing a
"voice of silk". A protégé of poet Tilahoun Gessesse, Debebe first attracted attention as the lead vocalist of The Roha Band, a tradition-rooted Ethiopian pop band that
has supplied accompaniment on more than two hundred and fifty recordings by
such top-ranked Ethiopian vocalists as Aster Aweke,
Tilahun Gessesse and Mahmoud Ahmed.
Debebe has also performed with Three Flowers, a group he
shares with Tsegaye Eshetu and Areghagn Wersash.