Radio silence as Ugandan pop artist Mozey Radio dies.
The singer, songwriter and producer born Moses Sekibooga passed on Thursday morning at a hospital in Kampala following complications resulting from head injuries. He was admitted to the hospital on January 23rd.
The 33-year-old together with his mate Weasel (Douglas Mayanja) were the voices behind hit singles such as; Kuku, Bread & Butter, Tambula Nange, Mwana Wabandi, Fantastic, Can’t Let You Go, Dunda and Street lights among other hits. The group which also went by ‘Goodlyfe Crew’ has churned out lyrics featuring top artists from across Africa and beyond most recently, they released a collaboration with South African electro hop music duo Locnville titled Done.
Various artists and fans from across the world paid tribute to the singer described as a legend, talented writer and Uganda’s best vocalist. The announcement was made with a single tweet; ‘The King Is Gone’.
The singer’s health complications greatly affected their planned performances across Uganda at some point, top act and close associate Jose Chameleon stepped in for Radio who was at the time receiving treatment. The singer reportedly sustained injuries after a ‘pub brawl’
Radio & Weasel is among the few groups from East Africa which has managed to stick together for a decade until Radio’s death. The duo’s infectious music mostly centers on love and the good life.
Radio’s unmistakable voice will continue to be heard through his music.
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