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Jax teen, Keedron Bryant, gets record deal after viral song

Sheifalika Bhatnagar, Reporter

Featured Image: Keedron Bryant (News4jax via FOX Sports).

Three days after the death of George Floyd, a local Jacksonville teen named Keedron Bryant sang a song that his mother wrote, called “I Just Wanna Live.” Bryant posted it to Facebook and it soon went viral.

The 12-year-old gospel singer has been performing for years, even making an appearance on Little Big Shots, a televised talent show for kids. Bryant’s talent is not going unnoticed as he has now signed a record deal with Warner Records. His song, “I Just Wanna Live,” is now available to buy online. Bryant’s powerful voice moved the nation and touched the hearts of many people who were heartbroken by the passing of George Floyd. Bryant received responses from thousands of Americans, as well as celebrities and musicians.

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One Response to “Jax teen, Keedron Bryant, gets record deal after viral song”

  1. Faye Ellerbee Gonzalez on June 30th, 2020 3:26 pm

    I felt your Beautiful song to my core. I truly Appreciate ALL your effectiveness in your lyrics because it’s so, so truly felt. I thank you kindly for sharing your talent and I too ” just want to live”. God Bless you and your beautiful family. Keep on BLESSING all of us with your presence and gifts. We thank God for you and we ALL are proud of you.
    Best Regards
    Faye Ellerbee Gonzalez

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