Renowned Nigerian singer, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad, is dead!
According to entertainment journalist Ovie, the 27-year-old Nigerian rapper, singer, and songwriter tragically passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2023.
The cause of his death is still unknown at the time of writing this report but according to Pulse Ng, the singer sought medical attention on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, and received an injection.
Tragically, Mohbad passed out after the injection and didn’t recover.
Before his untimely passing, Mohbad was formerly signed to Naira Marley’s “Marlian Records” but left the label in 2022.
He gained recognition for his hit singles, including “Ponmo,” “Feel Good,” and “KPK (Ko Por Ke),” a collaboration with Rexxie. Notably, the latter track received three nominations at The Headies awards in 2022.
May his soul rest in peace!
See some reactions below:
@kadunaconnect: “Nooooooo way I was listening to his album yesterday.”
@360hustle01: “Damn! How na ? I love this boy too much to watch him pass like this.”
@MideRaphael: “Omo OvieO no kere ninu Aiye oo. Omo this is sadden Omo I can’t say I refuse to believe but mehn this life get as e be. It is well.”
@IjomaHarrison: “Jesus guys stop what happened … how.”
@cheekay_: “This is heartbreaking what happened?
See Ovie’s tweet below
Confirmed. Mohbad is dead.
Sad, sad day.
R.I.P 🕊️💔 pic.twitter.com/tcTGYYKSRU
— Ovie (@OvieO) September 12, 2023
A while back, Bella Shmurda revealed that Mohbad almost committed suicide after his issue with Naira Marley.
Recall that Mohbad came out on social media last October to accuse label boss, Naira Marley of assaulting him and his siblings.
In an interview with media personality, Chude Jideonwo, Bella revealed that Mohbad almost k!lled himself but his girlfriend walked in at the right moment and saved him.
Bella slammed Naira Marley and his label for pretending that all was well between Mohbad and the management.
He said: “I don’t have to say this, but I’ll say this. At a point, me and Mohbad we43 in an apartment and Mohbad was like he wants to jump from the upstairs because of this label issue (with Marlian Records). We go hold this boy for window, Mohbad don almost jump, na him girlfriend just enter room see Mohbad sit down for window, because of all these things.”