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Birth NameMohamed Bailor Barrie
Nickname M.B

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Mohamed Bailor Barrie, commonly known as MB Salone is an American based Sierra Leonean music producer, audio engineer blogger, photographer, graphics designer/editor and video producer. He is a 5 time nominee for Duval Diamonds Award Producer of the year (2012,2013,2014,2015,2016) and his work has featured in mainstream televisions such as Lil Key's single "Short Right There" which he co-produced with Mr. Wilson and premiered on MTV's My Super Sweet 16 and MTV's Rap Game Season 2.

MB Salone has also worked with other artists including Kylie Beniamino, Fred Marshall, Dj UNK, Tokyo Jetz, Yung Dro, and many other upcoming artists. He has worked with producer Mike Snooty Miller-a Grammy award-winner on several projects when MB Salone was his understudy and producer Mr. Wilson during his placement with Lil Key.

MB Salone was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone and is from the Fula people of Sierra Leone. He was born during the war over blood diamonds. At age 2 he had to undergo surgery to reconstruct his face after an accident where he fell 3 stories through a flight of stairs.

At age 6, together with his sister, they were almost abducted by the rebel forces for child soldiers. He left Sierra Leone for the United States to seek refuge, as an undocumented refugee and moved to Jacksonville where he joined the United States education system.

MB Salone performed poorly in school failing multiple times.He would get in trouble at times for distractions, clowning & terrible grades. In 7th grade he was arrested for a petite theft at a Target store in Jacksonville, Florida. His interest in music was establishing roots and by 2007, when still in Wolfson High School in Jacksonville Florida he was making R&B and Trap beats. Music production was unfortunately taking his focus from his studies and he was eventually expelled in his last year in high school for absenteeism,and tardiness. In 2014 he got an opportunity to attend Prince George's Community College in Largo, Maryland, Montgomery County for a GED program and he received his GED in 2015.

MB Salone's introduction to the music production began officially in 2011 when he met Fred Marshall while selling hi hurriedly put together instrumental CDs in-front of Walreens Pharmacy near downtown Atlanta. Fred Marshall who was an upcoming rapper then liked his beats. He took the initiative and introduced MB Salone to producer Mike Snotty Miller-a Grammy awards winner music engineer, Sonny Digital and Dj UNK.

Mike Snooty Miller took MB Salone in as his understudy and introduced him to professional music production. MB Salone worked with Mike Snotty on several projects including "Carousel" by Kylie Beniamino and several tracks by Dj Unk. He also worked with Young Dro, T. Rone, Tokyo Jetz and many upcoming artists. In 2017 MB Salone got a placement with Reality TV Star Lil Key. Together with Mr. Wilson, they co-produced Lil Key's single "Short Right There" which premiered on MTV's My Super Sweet 16 and the MTV's Rap Game Season 2. He also co-produced the video to the Lil Key's single DJ. J. Remy.

MB Salone released his first professional instrumental album in February 2018.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Peter Kanja

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