Video: Ebo Taylor's Appia Kwa Bridge

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Legendary Ghanaian highlife and afrobeat composer Ebo Taylor dishes on his upcoming album Appia Kwa Bridge in this extended video interview. Recorded with the Berlin-based Afrobeat Academy, the 74 year-old guitarist's new LP — his "most personal to date" — will feature Fante anthems ("Ayesama" and "Nsu Na Kwan"), a remake of a '20s highlife classic ("Yaa Amponsah"), and a poignant acoustic tribute to Taylor's late wife ("Barrima"). Watch Ebo Taylor divulge on his inspirations and showcases his highlife guitar in the video above. Stream a few cuts off Appia Kwa Bridge below, out April 16 on Strut.

Photo by AMOS GUMULIRA / AFP) (Photo by AMOS GUMULIRA/AFP via Getty Images

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