It is with heavy hearts that we report the untimely passing of Joseph Amos Bangura, a renowned pop singer hailing from Sierra Leone, better known by his stage name, Mos-B.
This devastating event occurred in the early hours of Sunday, October 22nd, leaving fans across the world in mourning.
Mos-B’s final social media post, just one day prior, was dedicated to promoting his latest musical masterpiece, “Last Night.” This track seamlessly blended rhythmic Afrobeats with emotionally charged lyrics, striking a deep chord with listeners.
“Finally, “Last Night” video clip release on the 3rd of November. Audio available on all digital platforms on 26 November. Coming Saturday live on Audiomack. Let’s go, music lovers all over the globe! SIERRA LEONE, I NEED YOUR LOVE ON THIS ONE!”
Known for his unique talent and creativity, Mos-B was not only an exceptional singer but also a prolific songwriter and electrifying performer. He was nurtured in a musical environment by his mother, which ignited his passion for creating music. His journey began with a remarkable performance in front of 20,000 people, setting the stage for his meteoric rise in the music industry.
Throughout his career, Mos-B achieved remarkable success, amassing a vast number of YouTube views and a growing fan base on various social media platforms.
His outstanding contributions to music earned him several prestigious awards, including the 2020 New School Awards (NSA) Best Diaspora Artist award, the 2019 Fanea Award for Best Diaspora Artist, and the 2019 Sierra Liberty Award, where he was recognized as Sierra Leone’s Versatile Artist of the Year. In 2019, he also won the SLAAM Award in the USA for the best cultural song, awarded for his mesmerizing track, “Back To My Roots and Culture,” among other accolades.
Mos-B made history by becoming the first global artist to record an awareness campaign song for COVID-19 in January of this year. The song quickly went viral, gaining recognition from major media outlets, including the BBC radio.
During the challenging times of the COVID-19 lockdown, Mos-B hosted a highly successful virtual show titled ‘SING 4 AFRICA,’ featuring a multitude of talented African artists and uniting them in a musical gesture of hope and solidarity.
The music world mourns the loss of Mos-B, a multifaceted artist and cultural ambassador. His legacy will be cherished by his devoted fans and the global music community.