Jimmy B acted in the Eddie Murphy's 1988' romantic comedy Coming to America before moving to South Africa, setting up a music studio there and achieving success as a musician. After the end of the Sierra Leone Civil War in 2002, Jimmy B facilitated the release of several hip hop albums and compilations from Paradise Studio.
In 2014 Bangura privately funded Ebola 4 Go, a video educating people about ebola. He has presented The Jimmy B Show, a radio show on Freetown's AiRadio which specializes in Sierra Leonean music.
- Paradise Island, 2009
- Guardian of the Throne, 2014
- A Stitch in Time, 2014
- The British Expert, 2019
- Dakubu; Mary Esther Kropp; Asante; Eva Maria, eds. (2019). "Jimmy B: Music for Peace". African Visionaries. University of Ghana inaugural lectures. Sub-Saharan Publishers. pp. 140–148. ISBN 978-9988-8829-9-0.
- Ibrahim Tarawallie, West Africa: Top West African Musicians to Light Up Freetown, Concord Times, 9 October 2018.
- Joe Lamin, Sierra Leone: The Rebirth of Sierra Leone Music; the Death of Its Virtue, Concord Times, 8 January 2004.
- Kemurl Fofanah, Hip hop in Sierra Leone, Music in Africa, 15 Jan 2018.
- Sierra Leone’s Most Beautiful People 2014, SwitSalone Magazine, 14 December 2014.
- Esther Kamara, Music and media in Sierra Leone, Music in Africa, 18 September 2017.
- Salone Borbor, Sadness, As Sierra Leone Veteran Singer Jimmy B Lost His Son, Salone Songs, June 2019.