On March 3, 2017, Liberian R & B star singer, Quincy L. Borrow, nicknamed Quincy B, died from a car accident, on his way from a KARAOKE night, in Monrovia, Liberia. The artist was pulled out of the damaged vehicle and rush to the JFK Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Along with Quincy B involved in the accident were fellow artists Maurice Terziq Gayflor, nicknamed CIC, Margas Bimba and Feouls Kaba. CIC legs got broken in the accident while there were no injuries for both Margas Bimba and Feouls Kaba.
K Zee Big Name, commonly known as the Gbema King has been around the Liberian music scene for some years.
Miatta Fahnbulleh is a singer-songwriter and activist wrapped up in an elegant yet outspoken package whose music can appeal not only to Liberians but also to other Africans, in addition to the ‘world music’ lovers in the West.
Focusing on the areas of food, beverages, décor, music and activities, we have compiled a few suggestions to help make your independence day function the talk of the town.
Born and raised in Brewerville, Montserrado, Benard Benson, affectionately known as DJ Blue, has grown to become Liberia’s most celebrated disc jockey.
When my business partner and first I started doing “The Vagina Monologues” in Liberia in 2011, we received a lot of backlash. The play is a series of monologues that deal with topics related to the feminine experience including sex, menstruation, rape, masturbation, among other things. In the vitriolic responses from critics, we were accused of negatively portraying women and trying to bring Western views to Liberia and to expose people to vulgarity.
As Liberian music continues to experience wider exposure, The Bush Chicken reached out to one of the people responsible for this — DJ Chirpz, a nominee in the DJ of the Year category. DJ Chirpz can be reached on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Liberia’s most popular musician has been nominated for Best Song or Activist Anthem in the third iteration of the Honesty Oscars for his 2015 hit Justice, featuring Lady Mouthphy.