- As the Nigerian music industry mourns the passing of young singer Mohbad, one name keeps popping up as people try to find out the cause of his death
- Fans of the late singer have launched a series of attacks against Naira Marley, accusing him of having a hand in his death
- Some netizens alleged Naira Marley blocked Mohbad from getting music gigs and endorsements, which eventually made him depressed
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Ace street-pop king and artist Naira Marley has been trending online since the report about young singer Mohbad's death went viral.
Some fans accused him of having a hand in the death of Mohbad. The social media page of the Marlian record label boss has also been littered with curses, insults and unfounded allegations.
Hours after Imole's death, his wife, Wunmi, took to social media to reveal her husband lived in constant fear because of numerous threats from his former record label, Marlian Records.
"You blocked him from getting deals" - One fan revealed
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The netizen, named @Last_of_5, also claimed Naira intentionally made it look like Mohbad was losing his mind by reporting him to his parents while recording the conversation.
Read an excerpt of @Last_of_5's allegations:
"That boy's soul was forced out of him. You took everything from him, you stopped him from feeding and blocked him from getting deals. You made his parents come to beg you and your parents to free him and let him live. Naira Onishiorire, onijere. They will do the same to your children."
See Naira Marley's page and how it has been littered with curses and insults:
Comments on Naira Marley's page accusing him of Mohbad's death trends
Read some comments from Naira's page alleging that he has a hand in Mohbad's demise.
"Did you kill mohbad?"
"If you know about mohbad death, you’ll never know peace till you die."
"If you have a hand in Mohbads death, you will die the same way…."
"In a lawless country like Nigeria,I don’t expect the authorities to arrest you as a prime suspect,but you would answer to your involvement in his death."
"My hate for Naira Marley just grew from today."
"Mohbad's greatest mistake was going into this wicked guys'..record label. Big shame on you Naira. You and your record label made Mohbad depressed You can’t treat everyone equal..then don’t sign them. You off his light your life is ruined."
"I lost my taste to your sound the moment mohbad was announced dead."
"Now that @iammohbad is dead.... @nairamarley how market? You don gain? Dem don give u Grammy for that? Lets seat down wait and watch your own ending also."
Naira Marley, Zinoleesky mourn Mohbad
Legit earlier reported that Naira, Zinoleesky, and others took to social media to react to their colleague's death.
Mohbad died Tuesday, September 12, 2023. The cause of his death remains unclear.
Before his death, he made the headlines after falling out with Marley. He accused the record label boss and crew of attempting to kill him after being hospitalised for physical abuse.