Ugandan musician Radio (real name Moses Ssekibogo) during a past performance in Nairobi. PHOTO | NATIONUgandan musician Radio (real name Moses Ssekibogo) during a past performance in Nairobi. PHOTO | NATION
By DAVID KWALIMWA

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has mourned renowned musician Moses Ssekibogo aka Mowzey Radio who passed on early on Thursday morning.

The rich voiced artiste died an the Intensive Care Unit at Case Hospital in Kampala, nine days after he was beaten into a coma during a brawl at an entertainment pub in Entebbe, some 35km from Kampala.

Museveni, who only recently contributed UGX30 million (about Sh800,000) towards Mowzey’s medial expenses, described the deceased as a talented singer and one with a great future.

EULOGIZED

At same time, Radio has been massively eulogized on social media by among others the National Super Alliance (Nasa) CEO Norman Magaya.

Magaya described the musician’s death as ‘shocking and unbelievable.’

Similarly hundreds of fans thronged Case Hospital in grief, moments after it was announced the talented singer had breathed his last.

Born Moses Sseikibogo 33 years ago, Mowzey Radio was part of the Goodlyfe Crew alongside Doughlas Mayanja aka Weasel.

Having started as a back up singer to famed Ugandan artiste Jose Chameleone, he went on to release his first solo was titled Sweet Lady.

Some of the most popular hits that he produced with Weasel include Nakudata, Bread and Butter, Kuku, Nyambula and Magnetic.