Mos-B is among the first global musicians to record a Corona sensitization song. As the Coronavirus continues to hit the world, a France-based Sierra Leonean pop star, Joseph Amos Bangura aka Mos-B has just released a sensitization and inspirational song about the deadly virus that has already hit over 70 countries across the world. The song is titled, 'War against Corona'. This great musician feels it is imperative on him to use his voice to spread out words of caution and hope to the world during this challenging period.
Mos-B is an inspiring and a great singer-songwriter, he resides in France. He was born in Sierra Leone in a village called Madina. He is a creative and highly talented song writer, performing artist and entertainer. His career started when he wrote a song for his country Sierra Leone in 2001 'Sweet Salone' Which he sang for the then, late President of Sierra Leone "Ahmed Tijan Kabbah at his residence. He was later flown to Europe to sing the same song for over 20,000 People in Five Cities in Holland traveling on a Helicopter, sang a duet, and tour with Dutch's most famous Musician, Trijntje Oosterhuis. 2004 and 2006 for 20,000 People in Ahoy Rotterdam. Mos-b repeated same tours in other European countries.
He was born in Sierra Leone to a musical mother and grew up with a deep thirst for making music. From his mother he learn traditional songs and listening a lot to the radio. He started making music and writing songs using drums, cups and such household utensils. He became obsessed with the guitar from the very first time he was exposed to one. To learn to play the guitar became
everything to him. The only person with a guitar was in another
village about 18 miles away. Normally that was a manageable
distance but he was only 14 years old and there was a civil war.
Reluctantly his parents allowed him to walk to
the other village every weekend to learn to make music on a guitar. A very focused, highly motivated and determined person. He rapidly learn to make music on the guitar but then he also realized that he needed to learn more. He moved to Freetown where he finished his basic education and completed a course in a Performing Art College, as a musicians. In The Netherlands he completed a B.A. IN MUSIC with distinction.
From those initial steps in his native village, the 18miles, and then Freetown, He has not only mastered the tools such as the guitar, but he has also become a maestro of creative and performing
An Iconic exploration in the music industry that is already known for evoking high-flying deeds with his amazing touch of professionalism in music is set to take over the wheels of the music industry.
Mos-B is a rare blend of a talented singer, songwriter, performer and hyper-creative entertainer. He was born in Sierra Leone to a musical mother and grew up with a deep thirst for making music. His first performance as a musician was in front of a 20,000 audience and since then, his popularity and appeal are on the rise. With a good number of views on YouTube and a growing fan base on social media, Mos-B continues to captivate his audience with his steadily evolving talent. His songs are also constantly played in over eight radio stations in Sierra Leone.
Professionally, when he sings establishes a good connection with his audiences through joyful, music. His type of music is a fusion of the rhythms, philosophies, and lyrics typical of the journey, establishing an intimate platform to share his perspectives and experiences with his audience. Every song from this humble artist ornaments the emotional layers of his resonant voice along with his ability to create striking melodies. His beautiful, rich tone and innate musicality are mind-blowing.
Multi-faceted, a sense of fun and theatricality, ranging from mellow and down-to-earth pop Afrobeat to the proud parade of hip-hop and Reggae… all of this wrapped up in the cohesive sound of Mos-B. Something of a legend in his native Sierra Leone (because, well, this), he’s ready to take on Europe. And a good thing too - we could all do with a case of the vibes from time to time
Nominations and Award
2020 NOMINATED NEW SCHOOL AWARDS NSA BEST DIASPORA ARIST
2019 MOS-B SCOOPS FANEA AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA ARTIST
2019 Sierra Librety Award as Sierra Leone Versatile Artist of the year!!!
2019 Nominated Best Diaspora NEA AWARDS
2019 SLAAM AWARDS USA. AS BEST CULTURAL SONG FOR THE SONG "BACK TO MY ROOTS AND CULTURE"
2016- Salone 4 Mi and You French Association PARIS
awarded as "BEST SIERRA LEONEAN LIVE PERFORMER IN EUROPE"
2017 Slaam - sierra leone association of artists & musicians, (based in the USA)
nominated as (BEST DIASPORA ARTIST)
2018 NEA AWARDS
Nominated as "BEST DIASPORA ARTIST OF THE YEAR"
2018 FaNea AWARDS
Nominated as "BEST NORTHERN DIASPORA ARTIST OF THE YEAR"
The world can expect to hear more good music from the vibrant singer and songwriter.