- A clip of Mohbad, the young Nigerian singer who recently passed in some mysterious circumstances trends
- In the trending interview, Mohbad revealed how he came up with his alias, Imole and decided to stick with it
- He noted that before he started using the name Imole and went by just Mohbad, people used to be scared of him and thought he was a gangster
An interview of the former signee of the embattled record label Marlian, Mohbad, has stirred emotions online as he reveals some unknown truths about himself.
In the old interview that recently resurfaced online, Mohbad revealed that he has never been a gangster, even though his label boss, Naira Marley, was a gangster.
Olorun Imole (God of light)
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Mohbad shared that he did a cover for a song by Jhybo and mistakenly dropped the name 'Imole' on it, and that was how it stuck.
The young singer, whose full name is Promise Oladimeji (Imole) Aloba, passed on Tuesday, September 12, 2023. It has been on all tabloids across the media space for the last seven days as calls to unravel the cause of his death hinge heavy on the minds of the Nigerian public.
Watch the video of Imole revealing how he came up with his name:
See the reactions the clip stirred online
Fans get emotional as Mohbad shares the story of how he came up with the name Imole in an old clip:
"So Imole is a Christian??."
"When we used to go to church."
"He just wanted to sing."
"He was so unfortunate to found himself in the mixed of wolves.he has zero worries."
"His spoken English wasn't bad at all. May he continue to rest in peace."
"This guy was so particular with his image. He didn’t want to be associated with thuggery or gangsterism. Sigh so sad he signed that record deal."
"So soft spoken..this guy death dey do me like dream frfr.."
"Hmmm, this explanation makes great sense. "Mohbad" sounds not too good like he said."
"The background sound was my solace then when i had academic issues."
Video of Mohbad checking out his dream car goes viral
Meanwhile, Legit.ng published a viral clip of Imole at an auto dealership to check out his dream car days before his tragic death.
A clip of Imole at the car loft checking out a Range Rover Velar in different colours further stirred more emotions online.
The owner of the car dealership revealed that Mohbad told him he was coming to balance and pick up the car on Friday, September 15, 2023, only to die three days before the due date.