In a candid revelation, Azeez Fashola, widely recognized as Naira Marley and the head of Marlian Records, has opened up about a poignant conversation he shared with the 27-year-old singer, Mohbad, prior to his untimely passing.
A Glimpse into Mohbad’s Struggles
During an interview with former presidential aide Reno Omokri, Naira Marley disclosed that there was a period when Mohbad battled with deeply distressing thoughts, even contemplating suicide.
The Marlian boss touched on this delicate matter as he recounted the circumstances leading up to Mohbad’s tragic end.
Addressing Mohbad’s Suicide Concerns
Regarding Mohbad’s alarming claims of feeling threatened by Naira Marley and the Marlians, Naira Marley clarified, “I was out of the country when he made the allegations that Naira Marley and the Marlians wanted to kill him.
When I got back to the country, I was just trying to look out for him. I wanted to take care of him and understand the reason behind the allegations.”
A Heartfelt Revelation
Naira Marley went on to reveal that Mohbad confided in him, explaining that these disturbing thoughts were driven by intense emotions he was experiencing.
The singer further recounted a troubling incident when Mohbad’s wife reached out, reporting that he had secluded himself and expressed intentions of self-harm.
A Plea to Parents
In a heartfelt plea, Naira Marley conveyed that he visited Mohbad in the presence of the singer’s parents, emphasizing the importance of their support and vigilance during this challenging period. He urged them to safeguard Mohbad and prevent any harm from befalling him.
A Video of Hope and Reconciliation
The reason Naira Marley recorded a video of his conversation with Mohbad, he explained, was in response to the earlier allegations.
Subsequently, when Mohbad reached out and apologized, attributing his distress to feelings of paranoia, Naira Marley engaged him in conversation to alleviate his worries and dispel negative thoughts.
This revelation offers a poignant insight into the complexities of Mohbad’s emotional struggles and Naira Marley’s genuine concern for his well-being during a challenging period.