The Nigerian music industry mourns the untimely demise of Ilerioluwa Oladimei Aloba, professionally known as MohBad. The 27-year-old rapper, singer, and songwriter bid farewell to the world on Tuesday, September 12, 2023.
Details surrounding the cause of MohBad’s sudden passing remain shrouded in uncertainty at this time. Entertainment journalist Ovie on X broke the news, sending shockwaves through the music community.
Prior to his tragic departure, MohBad had made a notable mark in the industry. He was formerly signed to Naira Marley’s “Marlian Records” before parting ways with the label in 2022. His music, characterized by its unique style, resonated with fans across Nigeria and beyond.
Some of his standout tracks, including “Ponmo,” “Feel Good,” and the viral hit “KPK (Ko Por Ke)” in collaboration with Rexxie, earned him widespread recognition. In fact, the latter track was nominated three times for prestigious awards in 2022.
As fans and fellow artists grapple with the loss of this young talent, the music world is left mourning the departure of a promising artist whose potential was cut short far too soon.