Already from the age of fourteen, Ras Tewelde began singing with a band history of reggae in Italy: Living In The Ghetto Band. is one of three entries. From 1998 to 2002 he performed throughout Italy, until you get to participate in various festivals in Italy, including the Natural Mistyc Reggae Festival 2001 and Rototom 2002.
Meanwhile, in 2000, he moved to Perugia, where he began forming the parallel experience Ndujah Band, Current River Nile. The passion for reggae music brings Tewelde soon become an increasing awareness of the profound message conveyed through the metrics of Roots Music, a landmark for its continued artistic growth, and above all spiritual. This applies to the first step towards understanding the figure of Emperor Haile Selassie I, who will always occupy more space in his life, until it is in Ethiopia in 2004 after two years of absence from the stage and after interrupting his experiences with both bands.
Just in the Mother Earth, where it grows and strengthens his Rastafarian faith and where they baptised with the name of Tewelde Birhan, lends its assistance to one of the greatest exponents of contemporary Ethiopian music, Dawit Geletu. With him, the Data Studio in Addis Ababa, record a song and a video clip, titled Belsrà presented in 2005 at the House of Rastafari Rototom where for the first time, offers his new style made conscious messages and pressing metric patois.
In 2006 they met with artistic Hobo State as Tewelde, Exodus and OPEN (Permanent Assembly Rastafarians Italian), with whom he founded the project Rasta Foundation, where the two singers rely on the collaboration of DJ Nukleo. In September of that year published her first 45 laps, entitled 'Jah to Teach', that is promoted in Italy, Germany, France, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal.
In early 2007, however, that Ras Tewelde has the opportunity to come into direct contact with the Jamaican music scene, thanks to the island with a producer that will take him within two months to record the first vocal tracks to the Tree Top Studio in Kingston and to collaborate with leading Jamaican artists like Half Pint, Lutan Fyah, Teflon, Dean Frazer, Sly & Robbie Bongo Herman, Scully Simms .. He returned to Italy full of energy begins to play sound systems supported by different Italian and European. At Rototom 2007, performs both the House of Rastafari, is on the Main Stage, singing in concerts and Junior Kelly Bitty McLean, proved to be an audience so large and warm.
In the same year his second release on 45 rpm, a powerful combination with Lutan Fyah, recorded in Kingston Jamaica and produced by Italian GoldCup.
The increasingly strong links with Africa, Tewelde door in 2008 to sing on stage in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Ethiopia, while continuing its activities in Europe with a series of international productions, with the Spanish Rumble Infiny-t, MacroMarco, with the same GoldCup and Gonzo Sound and Productions. And 'right along with it, which since 2009 Ras Tewelde began working more intensively, especially by collaborating with Lion D, with the singer who performs on many stages, including the Showcase Rototom. Currently out new singles and is preparing her first album, scheduled for spring 2010, while still performing live with the Lion D 'Burnin Melody Tour' in Italy and Europe.