Rapper, spoken-word artist and activist Mecca AKA Grimo had a spectacular year. His best moment was no doubt participating in the Millennials Project/Dade Men domestic violence prevention panel in October. Let’s go over his other top moments that highlighted the year 2015 for him.

1. Mecca being honored by Konbit Kreyol.
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The community leader’s contribution to the Haitian community has not gone unnoticed. Florida Atlantic University’s Haitian cultural club Konbit Kreyol honored him with a plaque.

2. Mecca was a featured in a Revolt TV documentary.
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Coming Home Haiti chronicled Creole-language hip-hop.

3. The launch of Lunion Fait La Force tee-shirt line.
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4. Mecca AKA Grimo at Art Basel

Art Basel is one of Miami’s most looked-forward-to artistic events. Mecca AKA Grimo was there.


Here he is posing with actor Jimmy Jean-Louis. The Bearded Ones…

5. Mecca’s appearance at the 8th anniversary of the Savannah monument in Savannah, Georgia.

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He was also present at the Haitian Heritage Festival in St. Augustine, Florida.

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Here is the artist posing with a family member in front of a monument dedicated to Georges Biassou, a historical figure who took part in Haiti’s revolution and went on to play a key part in the early history of the city of St. Augustine.

If there’s a Haitian cultural event, it’s a safe wager that Mecca will be there.

What will next year be like for Mecca? Be sure to keep up with the artist on his Instagram!

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Original author: Kat