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Meet MrcyU

Today we’d like to introduce you to MrcyU. SHe and her team share her story wiht us below.

Please kick things off for us with some background.
MrcyU is a Nigerian-American Artiste based in Los Angeles California and Lagos Nigeria. From an early age, Mercy knew she wanted to use her voice to impact others. Natural talent will only take an Artist so far, but strong will, faith, and determination has helped push MrcyU forward to follow her dreams and continues to drive her development and pursuit of her goal to inspire millions around the world to be their best self. Her musical style consists of feel-good tunes with a fusion of Pop, R&B, and Afrobeat. Her voice has been described as ethereal, melodic, and unique.

She has been compared to the likes of Aaliyah, Beyonce, Lauryn Hill, Shakira, and Tiwa Savage. She has performed at popular venues all over Los Angeles and Lagos such as The Viper Room, The House of Blues Hollywood and Hard Rock Cafe Lagos. MrcyU is currently working on her debut EP which will also include her current singles “Mrcy” and “Feelin Somethin” that has been taking airwaves in Lagos as well as other parts of the world. MrcyU also thrives in live performance. She infuses her training in Bellydance with traditional Igbo dance, and modern Afrobeat dance to present unique choreography paired with her melodic vocals to put on amazing presentations. Stayed tuned for what this untapped talent has in store!

We’re always bombarded by how great it is to pursue your passion, etc – but we’ve spoken with enough people to know that it’s not always easy. Overall, would you say things have been easy for you?
The road is definitely not smooth but I’m grateful. I do face some challenges like lack of funds, travel jetlag, resisting the pressure to choose a more traditional career route, but overall I respect that it’s all apart of the journey.

We’d love to hear more about your work.
I sing, I write, I dance, I model. What I’m most proud of is My natural gift to make great music and My unique style of dance, also being the best of both worlds. From the best part of Africa :Nigeria, where afrobeats, good food, and fashion and entertainment thrives. And the best part of America: L.A with the best weather, nice people, and where oppurtunities are just around any corner.

Has luck played a meaningful role in your life and business?
I don’t believe in luck but I believe in favor. Favor has gotten Me in places and making connections that I didn’t even expect. Favor is why I My songs are being played on top radio stations in Lagos. I pray for it.

Contact Info:

  • Instagram: @iamMRCYU
  • Facebook: _IamMrcy
  • Twitter: @iamMRCYU

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