Long after Ebola is gone, we will forever remember the holes it left in our hearts. But until then, a number of Liberian musical artists have come up with a variety of very good tracks for the journey ahead.
However you see it, this is one of the many roles of art in the human experience – to inspire hope, courage, healing. These talented Liberians are helping us all find hope, courage and healing by transposing our concerns of this season into music. Through their craft they are also spreading the word in ways that help those in denial to get the message and make it stick: Ebola is real.
Without further ado, below are the top 10 Songs by Liberian artists that are trending on Facebook, SoundCloud and YouTube, with an indication of how much traction each has gathered online. Some of these songs will have you humming to yourself in the bathtub, while driving, or when you can’t help thinking of the gravity of the situation and what you can do to help. Meanwhile, enjoy and keep in mind that Ebola Is Real!