- Singer Mohbad, who was formerly signed to Naira Marley's Marlian music label, has passed on at 27
- The news of Mohbad's death was confirmed by journalist Ovie on Twitter, which stirred emotions online
- Details surrounding Mohbad's death remain unknown as netizens took to social media to pen touching tributes to the singer
Nigerian musician Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, known professionally as Mohbad, has passed on at 27.
It was revealed that the 27-year-old Nigerian rapper, singer and songwriter passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2023.
As of the time of this report, the circumstances surrounding his death remain unknown.
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"Confirmed. Mohbad is dead. Sad, sad day. R.I.P ️."
See Ovie's tweet here.
Mohbad was formerly signed to Naira Marley’s “Marlian Records”. He left the record label in 2022 after heated face-off with the company.
Netizens pen tribute to Mohbad
Shortly after news of his death broke, social media users penned tributes to the singer. Legit captured a few of them below:
"If na play, make una stop am abeg ."
"Ahhhhhhhhhhhhh God I don’t want to believe this Somebody should tell me its a prank ."
"Make Una just tell me this is a joke …. I listen to his song some few minutes ago."
"This one pain me oooo."
"I can’t believe this."
"God please don’t let this be true."
"Mohbad died long ago. But no one noticed He was crying for help to be revived but no one listened . This life just keep your circle small. Lobatan # RIP IDAN ️."
"How? Explain to us please"
"How pleaseGod wars all this."
Mohbad returns to his neighbourhood with gifts
In the clip, the singer was welcomed amid cheers from his old neighbours who sang his praises.
In another clip, Mohbad was seen presenting gifts to his old neighbours.