The Late Mowzey Radio (real names Moses Ssekibogo)
Born on 25/Jan/1985 and raised in Jinja District of Busoga Sub region, Moses Radio attended Kibuye Primary school in Makindye and later, Holy Cross Lake View Jinja for his O-Levels and later Kiira College Butiki for A-Levels before joining Makerere University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Community Sociology in 2005.
Radio released his first solo song, “Tujja Kuba Wamu” in 2004 while at Makerere University where he completed a degree in psychology, before joining the Leone Island Music Empire in 2005. He started as a backup singer along with Weasel behind Jose Chameleone.
He had first success in the year 2005 after he had released a reggae love song called “Jennifer”; the official stage video for that song was filmed by Ugandan music promoter DJ Erycom. In 2006, Mowzey Radio released another song titled “Sweet Lady”, another well-received song that introduced him to a large fan base in Uganda.
In October 2007, Mowzey Radio, Weasel and Jose Chameleone toured the United States and the Caribbean. Before they returned home, Radio and Weasel had misunderstandings with Jose Chameleone. Following disagreements between Jose Chameleone and the two, they quit the group and formed Goodlyfe Crew, which became successful.
Their first song was “Nakudata”, followed by “Ngamba” and others. He made music collaborations with musicians such as Rabadaba in the song “Ability” together with Weasel,produced by Just Jose. In his singing career he did collaborations with both local and international artists winning awards and several nominations including the BET nominations.
Radio died on 1 February 2018 at Case Clinic in Kampala, Uganda, from a blood clot in his brain, sustained in a bar brawl in Entebbe a few days earlier. He was laid to rest at Nakawuka in Wakiso District. But up to today his legacy still remains in the heart of Ugandans.