Afrobeats star Mohbad has died, industry authorities said on Tuesday evening.
Mohbad, whose real name is Ilerioluwa Aloba, was confirmed dead by Ovie Ofugara.
“Confirmed. Mohbad is dead. Sad, sad day,” the Not Just Ok boss wrote on his X account, sharing a broken heart emoji alongside the tweet.
Rapper Olamide Gbenga also known as Olamide took to the platform to mourn him and wrote: “Damn! Mohbad”
Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba (born 8 June 1996-12 September 2023), known professionally as MohBad, was a Nigerian rapper, singer and songwriter from Lagos. He was formerly signed to Naira Marley’s “Marlian Records” and left the label in 2022.
He was best known for his hit singles Ponmo, Feel Good, and KPK (Ko Por Ke)….(( you will always be remembered)) with Rexxie which was nominated 3 times for The Headies awards 2022.
“Mohbad was born on June 6, 1998, and had in the past reportedly wanted to commit suicide” according to his colleague Akinbiyi Abiola better known as Bella Shmurda.