The Nigerian music industry is in a state of shock and sorrow as it has lost one of its most promising talents, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, better known by his stage name Mohbad.
The 27-year-old rapper and singer was confirmed to have died on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, by sources close to him.
The cause of Mohbad’s death is still unknown, but his demise has left a huge impact on the Nigerian music scene, with many prominent artists and producers expressing their condolences and paying tribute to him.
Mohbad was widely regarded as one of the leading figures of the street-hop genre, with his distinctive voice and catchy lyrics.
Mohbad rose to fame with his hit songs such as “Ponmo,” “Feel Good,” and the viral hit “KPK (Ko Por Ke),” which he made with renowned producer Rexxie.
“KPK” was a massive success, earning him three nominations at The Headies Awards in 2022, and cementing his status as a rising star in the Nigerian music landscape.
Mohbad’s music touched the hearts of millions of fans across the country and beyond, with his relatable themes and energetic delivery.
His death is a great loss to the music industry, and he will be fondly remembered by his fans and colleagues.