On the streets of New Georgia, a Monrovia suburb, the musician Nuchie Meek is universally recognized. But Nuchie Meek is more than a New Georgia star; he might be one of the more talented and versatile artists in Liberia today.
A Liberian academician, activist,Â and author, Robtel Neajai Pailey has been presented with the 2018 Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani International Anti-Corruption Excellence Award for her anti-corruption childrenâ€™s books, Gbagba and Jaadeh!, illustrated by Chase Walker and published by One Moore Book in Liberia.
Whether itâ€™s the level of energy they bring to the stage or the ability to perform exceptionally without the assistance of studio enhancements, these are the five best Liberian Acts worth seeing live.
Ahead of the reopening of the 2016-2017 academic school year, a Sinkor-based football program, Cece United Football Academy, kicked off its â€œBack2Schoolâ€ initiative with the distribution of dozens of school materials to over 60 student trainees of the academy.
It was a late Friday afternoon at the University of Liberiaâ€™s auditorium that Hipco artist Amaze launched his â€œKnow Who to Vote Forâ€ music video. Near the stage in the middle of the aisle was a tall contraption. A conglomeration of cameras were mounted on a large stand which peered simultaneously at the crowd and the performers on stage.
Liberia’s biggest hipco artist, Takun J, performed an a capella version of his politically charged hit song, “They Lie to Us.” He also spoke on a variety of issues including rumors that he fled the country after making the song, in addition to his dreams for Liberia.
Monroviaâ€™s entertainment scene has taken an important step forward with the May 14 launch of NasseBar in Fiamah. Conceived by Nasseman, Liberia’s premier reggae artist, the venue located at the corner of 21st Street and Gibson Avenue promises that visitors will experience â€œwhat a true reggae bar is like.â€