Two Liberian artists in the U.S.A are making a difference in Africa.
In an uncertain economy in the United States, most people are deciding to save money & focus only on their families. However, two artists, Jimmy Black & Mezonic who are also family men are reaching out to help the educational system in Liberia.
By: Mesaan S. Wuor
With all the odds stacked up against these two artists, they are still able to stand tall and create music that touches lives all around the world, still able to speak for their people without shame, and still able to proudly say that they are Liberians. Jimmy Black lives in Syracuse, NY and his business partner/performing and recording pal, Mezonic, lives in Charlotte, NC. Both of these guys have been creating music for a total of 15 years plus. Mezonic has released more than 4 albums and many singles that could be chart topping. Jimmy Black has also released many albums and has performed for huge/small crowds alike. Before the start of Mezonic’s music career, he always knew that he wanted to contribute to society in a bigger fashion than just music. He longed to help his people in so many positive ways. The vision became clearer when he decided to work with Jimmy Black.
After months of planning, these artists decided that giving back to Liberia and eventually Africa would be a better reward than selling any amounts of albums. Mezonic & Jimmy Black also decided that the educational system in Liberia should be the area of focus because education not only provides opportunities but it also levels the playing field for everyone. Both of these artists are college graduates in the field of Computer Information Technology/Systems. These artists/businessmen teamed up with two non-profit organizations to create a computers/books/
If any future sponsor is interested in making a donation or planning an event with these artists, please feel free to contact them at mezonicmusic@
or 704-577-5475 & 315-863-7323. For more information about these artists, please visit http://www.mrpellc.com and http://www.jimmyblackmusic.com . Also visit http://jjrumsevents.weebly.com/
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