Tragic Loss of Nigerian Rapper Mohbad at 27
Confirmation of Mohbad’s Untimely Passing
The Nigerian music industry and fans worldwide are in shock following the confirmed death of the renowned rapper Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, professionally known as Mohbad, at the tender age of 27. His sudden demise sent ripples through the entertainment world, eliciting profound reactions from celebrities, devoted fans, and ordinary Nigerians.
Family’s Heartfelt Confirmation
Late on Monday night, Mohbad’s family officially confirmed his tragic passing through a statement posted on his verified Instagram account. The family expressed their grief and sorrow, acknowledging that he has departed from this world. They extended their gratitude to all those who have shown support and offered condolences during this challenging period. In a plea for privacy, the family requested that the public respect their need for solitude as they navigate this difficult time.
A Fatal Turn of Events
A member of Mohbad’s team has shed light on the circumstances leading to his untimely death. It was revealed that on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, the rapper sought medical attention at a hospital due to an infection resulting from an injury. Medical staff administered an injection to address the issue. Tragically, shortly after receiving the injection, Mohbad lost consciousness and, regrettably, did not regain it.
The Rise and Challenges of Mohbad’s Career
Mohbad, known as Imole, enjoyed significant success following the release of his iconic track “Ko Po Ke” in 2020. His career took a promising trajectory when he signed with Naira Marley’s Marlian Records in 2019. However, his journey was not without obstacles, as he encountered royalty disputes and other challenges. In 2022, he made the decision to part ways with the record label. Mohbad’s legal team released a statement attributing his departure to persistent attacks he allegedly endured, which they claim were orchestrated by Naira Marley.