Fyfya Woto, the latest release from New York-based artist of Ghanian descent Jojo Abot, tells the fictional tale of a woman living during the period of slavery.
FYFYA WOTO is a young Anlo (Ghanaian) woman hungry to be loved. Caught in a compromising situation with her Caucasian lover in a time of slavery and divide, she is brought before a tribunal at which she must save not only herself but also her lover. The EP delves into matters related to family, tradition, duty, love, freedom, slavery and of course gossip but most importantly it highlights a woman’s right to choose even at the high cost of losing both life and freedom.
The project features Jojo Abo’s delicate, melodious vocals in Ewe and English with a backdrop of theatrical, reggae-infused rhythms.