Abdu Kiar (Amharic: አብዱ ኪያር; born June 23, 1976, in Addis Merkato, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) is an artist in Ethiopian music. He gained his popularity in 2003 on his first album called merkato sefere. Abdu kiar is well known for his modern style Ethiopian music
From his father Kiar Kahssay and from his mother wuba siraj abdu kiar born in merkato, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on June 23, 1976. The youngest of all 7 children in the family abdu kiar right after he graduated from high school join the express music band in 1997 performing Dancehall, Hip hop and Reggea in the night clubs called coffee house and lion club. In 1998 Abdu went to Saudi Arabia and worked as a salesman in a fashion store in Jeddah Saudi Arabia.
Fame in music
In 2003 Abdu kiar release his first album merkato sefere and join the Ethiopian music industry with great fame. Abdu continue Writing new songs and released another two albums fikir beamarigna 2006 and minew shewa 2009. After taking some time off to finish school, Abdu made a comeback with his fourth album entitled Tikur Anbessa (which in Amharic means "Black Lion"). This album, which was released in October 2015, took two years to complete and is destined to be one of the best creations of Abdu that permeates through all fabrics, conscious, and value systems of our Ethiopian society in its contemporary status quo. Abdu also contributed a song to support HIV awareness in Ethiopia. Making his world tour in different cities, Abdu Kiar performs his songs to Ethiopians all over the world.
Family in USA
Abdu Kiar married to his first love Metasebia Negussie who is a nurse in 2006 and started to live in Alexandria, Virginia. Being a father of 2 boys Aman Kiar and Sami kiar, abdu went back to college in 2011 and gain the associate degrees of science in Information technology.