Bryan Doe has a golden voice, it is absolutely soothing but
surprisingly, the gifted artist didn’t always have confidence in his voice. The
song NOTHING TO LOSE is a very personal song to Bryan Doe, it talks about how
he built the confidence to step up and do what he loves.
“I always wanted to sing but I was afraid that I would have
been rejected by the Liberian community.Reading some of the destructive criticism towards other Liberian
artists, I felt frighten to start my career.I would write and produce songs but just keep them on my computer. One
day, my friend who is now my manager, was working on my computer and came
across my work.He listened to them and was
really impress. He convinced me to put my work out there.His words motivated me and I wrote the song
NOTHING TO LOSE.I thought to myself,
what the worse that could happen? People either going to accept me or reject me
but I’m going to do what I love doing.NOTHING TO LOSE means a lot to me because it talks about my state of
Building a name, making history, first time on the American soil, is the Liberia Music Awards (LMA), June 14, 2014, live in the second city of Black Music, Atlanta. Are they following the foot steps of the Liberian Entertainment Awards (LEA) or taking a new path? Both awards are in the developing stage. Liberian Entertainment Awards just hosted their 6th Annual Awards in February, 2014. Even thought, the LEA is not brand new on the scene, they have yet to hit their first milestone, a decade. According to a fan, "Liberia Music Awards has it easy, they can learn from the mistakes of the Liberian Entertainment Awards, the Liberian Entertainment Awards could be used as a sacrificial lamb." Could this be a true statement?
Should we expect bigger and better? Would they make the same mistakes or learn from the LEA mistakes? Or would they make mistakes of their own? Better yet, is it going to be the best Liberian awards ceremony on the American soil?
How do we compare the two…
Freedom54 was blessed to have two great Liberian artists at their charity concert.... Munnah Nagbe LR and Cephas Acolatse . "Our thanks to you guys for endorsing and supporting this great event that give back to the West Point Community (The KEY) in Monrovia Liberia." Lansanah Armah D
Munnah posing with a fan
Munnah in her glory
BSMG), a leading multimedia producer and distributor of African Movies and Music in the United States releases "Carolina" a new single by Liberian artist DSP. Produced and mixed by D Thompson, the single has elements of Afro-Beat, with a great influence of Afro Zouk and Afro Pop.
“Carolina is a combination of some personal experiences and because of the personal nature, I wanted it to represent beats that resonate with me and my upbringing in a culturally diverse society in Liberia,” said DSP
With the world wide exposure of Liberian Hip Co. music, DSP has also decided to share his Liberian roots by releasing a purely Koloqua Hip CO dancehall single titled "She Nah Easy". Produced and mixed by Vino, “She Nah Easy” is definitely a club banger that will keep you on the dance floor a night.
Carolina can be purchased on iTunes, and fans can also watch the video of both singles on YouTube or listen to them at BSMG’s All Music Hub platform on Soundcloud.
They call him Mr. LIB INTERNATIONAL, Jon Bricks is changing the face of Liberian music. Currently based in China, Jon is working with some of the big stars in the Chinese music industry. With the hugh success of his hit single "Off & On" produced by Liberian top hit maker Cornelius Wright aka. Bennie Ox, Jon Bricks decided to remix the single with Chinese artist Zheng Zheng.
The official video for "Off & On will debut on Music Dish China, Channel O and many more channels to annouced soon.
In the meantime check out behind the scene photos: