About Joel: Born February 28, Joel Smart developed a love for music at an early stage in life and was born to be an entertainer. Due to Civil War Crisis he fled overseas to the United States. Whilst in America Joel developed interest in the Arts and engaged in any and every school play, recital , concert he could.
In 2005 he returned to Liberia. On December 7, 2010 Joel emerged 1st runner up of the “UNMIL NATIONAL TALENT HUNT. Joel released his debut single “Dont Wanna Be Right ” a rnb tune that took the lovers by storm and was a wedding anthem and big sucess. Joel became the go to artist for rnb flavored hooks, and collaborations. In July 2013 Joel represented Liberia alongside Margaret Cephas at the WEST AFRICAN PROJECT FAME. Moving at a rapid pace up the industry ladder Joel solidified his mark on the music scene. After taking a year’s break from releasing any personal projects Joel was back with a bang!.
February 2014 he released a midtempo dancehall song featuring vernacular rapper CASIMONEY (SLOW WIND). Joel was nominated for the 2014 LIBERIAN MUSIC AWARD RnB category. In 2015 he shocked the industry and fans with the news of his conversion to Christian and Conscious Music nevertheless spreading the message of “Love”. He also partnered with longtime friend and reknowned hit making producer Stone Luckshine and opened ” LUCKY BOI MUSIC | SOUND AND AUDIO RECORDING STUDIO “. After only a few months of operations Lucky Boi Music was a big hit, attracting the attention of industry top stakeholders.
Joel is also involved with charity and serves as an ambassador for Youth Empowerment, Enrichment and Development. He is also a member of the Non profit “Liberian Artist Together For Advancement” (LATA) which played a major role in the sensitization of the Liberian populace during the DEADLY EBOLA CRISIS. Joel alongside fellow members of the organization were appointed AMBASSADORS of ACTION AID LIBERIA. Joel also gives back to his community by discovering and molding young talent through Music Label “Platinum Base Entertainment ” . PBE was formed to accommodate all Genre’s and types of Music. Joel works as a songwriter, vocal producer to LBM, while still pursuing his dream one day at a time. ” I Live , Laugh, Love.”