Meshach – Voice Of The Sufferer


MESHACH has been referred to by many as “The Voice of the Generation.” He hails from the small village of Choiseul in the south of Saint Lucia. Born to a family greatly involved in local Saint Lucian festivals, he grew up in a rich musical environment and from an early age was exposed to all genres of music.

The Nyabinghi drums were a significant part of his childhood musical experience. As a teenager, Meshach not only realized his talent for singing and songwriting, but also began finding spiritual guidance in Rastafari. In addition to his musical talent, Meshach also has a love for dance. His rich voice and charisma have thrilled audiences over the past 10 years.

Meshach and his band have secured a number of accomplishments. They have performed alongside such greats as Bunny Wailer, Junior Reid, Everton Blender, Third World, Barrington Levy, and Beres Hammond among others at various shows in the Caribbean, the US & Canada.

In 2002, Meshach released his first full length CD “Awake.” This work of art has received nothing but praise from all spectrums of the world. Songs like “Mister Greedy Joe,” “New Dreams,” “Hail” and “Ethiopian Princess” hit #1 on the local charts. “Ethiopian Princess” hit #1 on WLIB in New York. The Awake album has reached the air waves in the USA, France, England, Canada, the Caribbean Region, and Slovenia.

Since then Meshach has released a number of singles, “World Peace”, “Stay Out of Trouble”, “Free up Your body and Save Your Soul”,” Police Officer”, Babylon Burning”, “Do Good “, “ No Retreat No Surrender”. He is featured on a compilation CD “Blessed” produced by CRS Music in Barbados.

Meshach is affectionately dubbed “The Voice of the Sufferer.” by his thousands of fans in Saint Lucia and around the world. He continues to thrill his audiences with his electric voice and captivating stage personality as he spreads his message of Peace, Love and Unity. Meshach will be one of the artistes appearing at the St Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival this year.

1 Comment

  1. Big up my brethren,

    Meshach and I are distant relatives and I wish you the best in singing about the sufferation of the poor and needy. This is all the most high is asking for us to be a voice for them, myself included. Let us continue to fight the wicked and stand up for what is right for the suffering of his people.

    Let Jah be praised and let his enemies scatter!

    Jah Rasta fari!

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