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  • blog April 12, 2017

    Ebo Taylor: Still Life in Highlife

    The life of Ebo Taylor traces the roots of highlife culture and evolves into Afro-funk. No woman, nor song, has ever held him for long. He exudes joy, his smile and his sound are palpable expressions of his love of … Read more »

  • program August 6, 2015

    The Podcast Special!

    Afropop launched a new and improved podcast, making your favorite world-spanning radio show available in a whole new way. To celebrate, we’ve put together a show featuring some of our favorite moments from the podcast. Previously available only online, these … Read more »

  • interview June 17, 2015

    Pat Thomas Talks About His New Album

    Pat Thomas is a veteran of Ghanaian highlife, going back to the 1960s. He is often associated with the so-called Burger highlife scene out of Germany, where he and many other highlife musicians once lived. But these days, Pat is … Read more »

  • blog December 9, 2014

    Afropop Premiere: Ebo Taylor “Ko Ma Me Nko”

    We are very pleased to premiere a previously unreleased track, “Ko Ma Me Nko,” from Afro-funk innovator Ebo Taylor, whose music and cultural importance we highlighted in 2012 on our program Hip Deep Ghana 1: Ebo Taylor and the Pioneers of Afro-Funk. … Read more »

  • hip-deep May 15, 2014

    Hip Deep Ghana 1: Ebo Taylor and the Pioneers of Afro-Funk

    This Hip Deep edition, based on field work in Ghana, tells the story of how highlife turned into Afro-funk. Guitarist/composer/bandleader Ebo Taylor, at 77, is our principal guide, taking us to his hometown Saltpond to explore the roots of his … Read more »

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