- Nigerian singer Mohbad passed away on September 12, and social media is still heartbroken over the news
- In a post sighted online, fast-rising act Shallipopi revealed the mail he got from someone pretending to be the late singer six days after his death
- Shallipopi expressed dismay, asking why Nigerians decided to make that kind of move with Mohbad's name
Some people decided to use the late 27-year-old singer Mohbad's death to be fraudulent and obtain money from others.
The message read:
"Good evening Shalli, this is Mohbad but be calm."
The fast-rising act asked why anyone would decide to pull such a stunt.
See the post below:
Netizens react to Shallipopi's post
While some people found the post funny, others condemned the sender for trying to take advantage of an unfortunate situation.
Read the comments sighted below:
"After Moh appeared to Toun, I don’t doubt his abilities again! E fit wan teh you something. Respond with “I’m calm, who keed you” "
"Anyone using this boy’s untimely de@th to catch cruise is unfortunate, it’s funny till it happens to you."
"Using somebody’s de@th to catch cruise is not fair sha Even Benin boy fe@r."
"Na only me and two other people normal for this country."
"Same way I sent Rihannah mtn 200 naira card in 2013."
"Using someone’s death for their selfish interest! Why this particular format?"
" Shey him no tell you to remain calm?"
Spyro condemns Shallipopi's lyrics
Legit.ng earlier reported that popular Nigerian singer Spyro condemned another music star, Shallipopi’s song lyrics.
Spyro was a guest on the controversial The Honest Bunch podcast with Nedu as one of its hosts. While there, the Who’s Your Guy crooner explained how Shallipopi’s lyrics could be the beginning of fraud.
According to him, people become what they see and say. He said for Shallipopi to sing ‘para dey body’ in his Elon Musk song, fraud would start from there in no time.