Ugandan singer Mowzey Radio dies at 33

Mowzey Radio

Popular Ugandan musician, Mowzey Radio who is a member of the famous Ugandan “Goodlyfe” crew has been reported dead. The singer passed on around 6:00 am today at a clinic in his home country where he was being treated for head injuries sustained from a club fight a couple of days ago.

According to Uganda’s Daily Monitor newspaper, the singer was allegedly beaten into a coma at a popular hangout spot in Entebbe town, south of the capital Kampala.

He had since been in the hospital but eventually lost the fight for his life early this morning. The singer’s death was confirmed via his official twitter handle with a tweet that reads; “The King is gone”.

Celebrities from around the world including; Wizkid and the President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni who was said to have donated $8,300 (£5,800) towards his medical bills have sent their condolences.

“I have been told about the untimely death of musician Moses Ssekibogo aka Mowzey Radio. I had only recently made a financial contribution towards his treatment and hoped he would get better. He was a talented young person with a great future ahead of him. May he rest in peace,” President Museveni shared on Twitter.

So far, five people(including the owner of the bar) have been arrested in connection with the incident.

Watch one of his popular song below: