Artist Spotlight: John Mosley

Written by SalonCentric TeamJan 26, 2024

Read time 5 min

John Mosley

Meet John Mosley (@popular_nobody), an educator, SalonCentric #ItTakesAPro Team Artist and renowned barber whose talents have not only allowed him to rub shoulders with professional athletes, rappers and celebrities, but also earn the title of 2019 Barbercon Educator of the Year. John’s work has been featured in various publications like GQ, New York Times Styles, British GQ, Vogue, Black Enterprise, and Rolling Stone.

Since enrolling at John Wesley Barber College almost 23 years ago, John has become one of the most sought-after barbers in the industry, achieving enormous success with his brand, Popular Nobody. Despite working with notable celebrity clientele, the likes of Eminem, Rihanna, Larenz Tate, Idris Elba and Kendrick Lamar, John remains humble in his work. He is the living embodiment of the Popular Nobody name, and now focuses on education and mentorship. In addition to his brand, John has launched a "Popular Nobody Mentorship" program to help support and provide aspiring beauty professionals with the tools for success, including business building, marketing and strategy, personal development, and much more.