Naira Marley Addresses Mohbad’s Passing
Controversial Nigerian Artist Breaks Silence
Naira Marley, the controversial figurehead of Nigerian street-pop music, has finally broken his silence regarding the tragic death of Mohbad, a former star under his record label.
The response from Naira Marley and his record label comes four days after the initial reports of Mohbad’s demise.
In a formal statement shared on Naira Marley’s page, they addressed the unfortunate incident and sought to clarify their position, refuting any involvement in the young artist’s death.
Naira Marley’s Official Statement
In his official statement, Naira Marley, a well-known Nigerian artist and owner of a record company, firmly denied any responsibility for Mohbad’s untimely passing.
Despite previous disagreements with Mohbad before the latter’s departure from his record label, Naira Marley emphasized that he never harbored any ill intentions or desires for harm towards him.
Instead, he described their relationship as that of brothers, dispelling the notion of a mere artist-signee dynamic.
Furthermore, Naira Marley expressed his readiness to cooperate fully with any investigations aimed at uncovering the truth and seeking justice in the case of Mohbad’s death.
He also expressed disappointment in the handling of Mohbad’s burial, asserting that it did not meet his expectations, and lamented his inability to influence the situation.
Silenced Fan Reactions and Previous Controversy
Notably, the comment sections of both posts containing Naira Marley’s statement were disabled, preventing fans from expressing their opinions directly.
This decision was likely made due to the history of negative reactions and controversy surrounding the case.
Previously, fans and netizens had used Naira Marley’s social media platforms to voice their grief and suspicions regarding Mohbad’s passing, with some even implicating the artist in the tragedy.
It’s worth mentioning that prior to his death, Mohbad’s wife, Wunmi, had taken to social media to reveal that her husband had endured numerous threats from his former record company, Marlian Records.
These threats had left him living in constant fear, adding a layer of complexity to the circumstances surrounding his unfortunate demise.
In summary, Naira Marley’s long-awaited statement on Mohbad’s passing seeks to distance himself from any responsibility while expressing his willingness to assist in uncovering the truth.
The disabling of comment sections reflects the sensitivity of the situation, which has been marred by controversy and suspicions.