Liberian Content Creators to Keep on Your Radar
Content creation has morphed into a vast world of its own in the digital media age. Individuals are using their creativity to entertain, educate, and inspire others, while at the same time using those same creative ideas to sell products. Despite it being perceived as fairly new, content creation has always been used as an advertising tool. Through social media, it has been given a new face, with which creatives are establishing their own highly profitable advertising brands and businesses. Liberia on the other hand, still has a lot of catching up to do with the limitless potential of the social media creative space. Although, some Liberians around the world are ahead of the curve and using their creativity to bring more visibility to the country. Continue below for a list of some very talented Liberian content creators that are on our radar and should be on yours too.
Top Content Creators to Follow
The Editor in Chief here at The Koloqua Dialogues (TKD), Adrienne Tingba, is first on our list because if you don’t sell your own market, who will. Over the years, Adrienne has used her creativity to command space in the Liberian digital landscape by creating original content that covers cultural education, fashion, beauty, travel, social commentary, and more! Just scroll through thekoloquadialogues.com and dive into a content archive focused on all things Liberia. She’s surely one to look out for.
Royda “Philimena” Urey (Philimena.com)
The lists of Liberian content creators are many, but none would be complete without mentioning Royda Urey. Royda has transformed the outlook of living in Liberia by creating video content which highlights the luxuries and complexities of the country. Her vlog, philimena.com, brings awareness to Liberia through its focus on local tourism opportunities, and local business promotion. Watching her videos will open your eyes to all the possibilities Liberia has to offer, while offering a hearty laugh.
Ezy pain (@EzyPain)
Speaking of hearty laughs, we love the progression of comedian, Ezy Pain. After years of creating short comedy videos, he acquired a large and loyal following. This then encouraged him to further create contents that are trendy and sellable. With these tools, he has progressed from a comedian, to event host, brand ambassador, among others.
Mary Love (@official_MaryLove)
Mary Love broke the glass ceiling of Liberian comedy when she first surfaced a few years ago. Using her creativity,
She used her creativity to tap into African nostalgia by creating relatable videos. With her current but still vintage style of comedic videos, it was the first time we saw our shared traumas, experiences, and overall individual journeys as Liberians depicted in such a hilarious manner. Beyond that, we love to see women completely obliterate spaces not conventionally associated with women. Kudos to Mary Love.
Edwina Dorbor (@Edwina.Dorbor)
Stepping into the world of affordable fashion with content creator, Edwina Dorbor. We love how Edwina uses her creativity to style and advertise affordable fashion. Often in the digital fashion content landscape, the focus is heavily on luxury fashion. With Edwina’s content, we’re shown that looking expensive doesn’t always have to break the bank.
Jackie Facia (@JackieFacia)
In the creative world of beauty and fashion content, Jackie Facia excels effortlessly. Her simple, but effective beauty tutorials mirrors her chic, colorful style. The college student’s creative style is all about the soft life, and she invites her followers in to her informative, and creative lifestyle with each post.
Angelina Davies (@NenaAmour)
When it comes to curating a soft life aesthetic, Angelina Davies is a creative to follow. As a content creator, Angelina is very diverse in her game. She creates a range of lifestyle content, including mouth-watering food recipe videos, home interior décor, event curation, as well as outfit reveal videos. The fashionista uses her creativity to share content that is perfect for anyone interested in the soft lifestyle of a young Black woman navigating home life, fashion, motherhood, career, and entrepreneurship.
Dope Zulu (@DopeZulu)
Dope Zulu is fairly new to our radar, so he’s still one to watch for us. Although, there is something very unique and “dope” about his creative style. This compelling style is showcased through his music videos, which leaves viewers wanting more. Evidently, we hope to see more from this artist in the future.
Afric Fashion One (@Afric_Fashion_One)
Traditional cultural content is an industry being coined by Afric Fashion One. The artist draws references from indigenous vintage Liberian styles to create visual images that both inspires and educates. Each piece of item in her curated visuals are expertly styled to evoke nostalgia, and a sense of belonging. Due to their artistic depiction of Liberian culture, Afric Fashion One has become household name for traditional Liberian content.
Natasha Smith (@NatashagSmith)
The queen of subtlety on this list is creator, Natasha Smith. What makes Natasha’s content style unique, is that she uses subtle tones to set a mood, which translates through her visuals. She also transforms those images into video content for her YouTube channel, which showcases beauty, fashion, and lifestyle content.
Congratulations! You’ve reached the end of our list. Hopefully, you’ve followed all of the talented Liberian creators on the list. Otherwise, watch this space for more compilations of Liberians around the world doing the needful to take up space and command it.