Koloqua Vibes: 10 Liberian Songs for Your Playlists
The Liberian musical renaissance is a revolution that is being televised. As the world hungers for some new and different sounds, Nigerian and other African talents are exploiting that global opportunity. With this window opened for African talents, Liberians around the world are making their attempt to also penetrate the global market. Although, as many Liberian songs are aiming for the more accepted Afro-beat inspired sound, there are few choosing a more unique path.
This path fuses the upbeat sound of Afro-Beats with the more traditionally sexy Rhythm and Blues. As a big fan of RnB, It is a fusion most captivating out of the current releases of Liberian music. For example, MTN Yello Star Season 1 winner, Kaandace Cooper changed the game when she released her Love and Life EP earlier this year. The EP signaled a glimpse into the Artists unique and marketable style of music and what she intends to bring to the Liberian music scene. Likewise, Revan Jai is another captivating artist with a highly unique sound that draws comparison to the likes of John Legend, mixed with Independent American Artist, Raury, and the likes. Meanwhile, poular names like Stunna, Jaredo, Kizzy W, and J Slught continue to solidify their place in Liberina pop culture.
On the other hand, more women are sharing their voices and giving the girls very sensual sounds to connect with. Artists like Brownskin and US-based Sudue are telling their sides of the story as to what makes the Liberian girl as irresistible as she is. Continue below for a collection of Liberian songs fusing pop with Afro-beats and RnB, to deliver a very sensual and original sound you can dance to, backed by highly relatable lyrics.