Video: Ebo Taylor – “Ayesama”


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A couple of weeks ago, we introduced you to the invigorating Ebo Taylor tune “Ayesama.” Now, you can watch the video which takes place in Saltpond, Ghana – Ebo’s hometown! Try and act like you don’t wanna get down!

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New Track: Ebo Taylor – “Ayesama” + Video


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“I wanted to go back to a highlife feeling with this album,” explains Ebo Taylor. “The songs are very personal and it is an important part of my music to keep alive many traditional Fante songs, war chants and children’s rhymes.”

Hear more about Ebo’s upcoming release, Appia Kwa Bridge, in the video interview above. The album releases on April 16.

Below, you can hear an exclusive leak for our favorite album track, “Ayesama.”

Ebo Taylor – Ayesama by Strut


GPWW 11/24/10: Worldwide Mixtape: Analog Africa

Gilles Peterson is back with another worldwide mixtape, this time in Berlin, Germany where we get to hear the unique sounds and rhythms of Analog Africa.  The show also includes tracks from artists such as Ebo Taylor, Ben Sidran, and Exile House.

Part 1


Part 2


Listen in Jukebox.

More Info and Tracklisting.

Ebo Taylor: “Love and Death” + MP3

At 74 years old, Ebo Taylor is stronger than ever.  Hailing from Ghana, Ebo has been at the forefront of the highlife genre (characterized by jazz horns and guitars) and has committed his life to Afrobeat music.  This past October, Ebo released his first international studio album, Love and Death.  The title track, “Love and Death” displays his “achingly honest” voice and is chock full of sage-like wisdom.

Ebo Taylor- Love and Death [MP3]


Official Album Site | Strut Records

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