Nigeria is reeling in shock and sorrow as news of the untimely demise of prominent musician Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, widely known as Mohbad, spreads like wildfire.
The heartbreaking announcement was made by entertainment journalist Ovie on X, igniting a wave of emotions across social media platforms.
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Mohbad, a 27-year-old Nigerian rapper, singer, and songwriter, breathed his last on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, according to reports. The exact cause of his passing remains shrouded in mystery at this time.
Mohbad’s musical journey had been marked by significant milestones, including his stint with Naira Marley’s “Marlian Records” until his departure in 2022. His music had resonated deeply with fans, with hits like “Ponmo,” “Feel Good,” and the chart-topping collaboration with Rexxie on “KPK (Ko Por Ke).”
This sudden loss has sent shockwaves through the Nigerian music industry, leaving fans in mourning.
It is worth noting that this tragic news follows closely on the heels of revelations from singer Bella Shmurda, who recently disclosed Mohbad’s past struggles, including a suicide attempt amid conflicts with his former record label, Marlian Music.
In a poignant interview with respected media figure Chude Jideonwo, Bella Shmurda recounted a harrowing incident where he and Mohbad found themselves in an apartment, and Mohbad contemplated leaping from a window due to his record label disputes. Friends intervened, ultimately preventing the tragedy.
Mohbad’s journey to recovery included therapy sessions and treatment for hypertension as he navigated the challenges associated with his time at Marlian Music.
The loss of Mohbad leaves a void in the music world, and his memory will forever resonate with the legions of fans he touched through his music and his indomitable spirit.