Nigerian Artiste MohBad dies at age 27
Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, a Nigerian rapper, singer, and songwriter known professionally as MohBad, died tragically at the age of 27.
The former Marlian Records signee died on Tuesday, leaving the music industry in shock and sadness.
The heartbreaking news was confirmed by YBNL Music Executive and fellow artist, Olamide, who expressed his grief with a simple yet powerful message: “Damn! Mohbad,” accompanied by a broken heart emoji.
MohBad’s musical journey was extraordinary. He rose to prominence as a member of Naira Marley’s “Marlian Records,” a label known for influencing Nigerian music today. MohBad’s distinct blend of rap and Afrobeat quickly won over fans, establishing him as an industry standout.
His hit singles, such as “Ponmo,” “Feel Good,” and the chart-topping “KPK (Ko Por Ke)” with Rexxie, earned him widespread acclaim and recognition. Notably, “KPK” was nominated three times for The Headies Awards in 2022, demonstrating MohBad’s undeniable influence on the music scene.
MohBad’s untimely death is a tragic loss for the Nigerian music industry, as it has taken away a rising star with enormous talent and potential.