||Ebo Taylor's Love And Death will be released in CD / 2LP / digital formats. He will be touring with Afrobeat Academy beginning in December 2010. Interest in Ebo Taylor's music has grown in recent years with some incredible live shows in Paris and Berlin in 2009, a series of Ghanaian compilations on a href="http://www.parisdjs.com/index.php/tag/SOUNDWAY">Soundway Records and Analog Africa and an unexpected sample as Usher lifted a riff from Heaven for his hit with Ludacris, She Don't Know. A new Ebo Taylor album was a natural progression. For new album, I wanted to advance the cause of Afrobeat music. Fela started it and we shouldn't just abandon it. We should push it so it is a standard form of music. The result is a firing new set backed by Afrobeat Academy, a Berlin-based collective featuring members of Poets Of Rhythm, Kabu Kabu (Jimi Tenor collaborators) and Ghanaian legends Marijata. Tracks include new versions of Taylor classics Victory and Love And Death and a selection of new compositions including Kwame, celebrating Ghana's late, lamented leader Kwame Nkrumah.