Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba popularly known by a stage name Mohbad, is dead. Joey Ovie, the Music executive confirmed the news on his official twitter(X) page. His caption reads, “Confirmed. Mohbad is dead. Sad, sad day, RIP,” he wrote, alongside a photo of Mohbad. Another colleaguewho is also a singer, Olamide, a rapper and YBNL head honcho, also confirmed and mourned Mohbad.
Confirmed. Mohbad is dead.— Ovie (@OvieO) September 12, 2023
Sad, sad day.
R.I.P 🕊️💔 pic.twitter.com/tcTGYYKSRU
It was learned that Mohbad passed away in the wee hours of today Tuesday.
However the cause of the 27-year-old rapper’s death is still sketchy.
Mohbad is a former artiste of Marlian Records, which is owned by Naira Marley.
In October 2022, the singer alleged assault on his personality by the record label’s head honcho.
He also claimed that members of Marley’s music label assaulted him for requesting a new manager.
In his reaction, Naira Marley alleged Mohbad was “high” when making the assault allegation at a time.
Subsequently, the singer later terminate his contract with Marlian Records.
In another testimony, Bella Shmurda, the Afropop singer, also revealed how Mohbad attempted to end his life after the rift with Naira Marley.
Shmurda said, “At a point, myself and Mohbad were in an apartment, and he said he wanted to jump from upstairs,”
“You can’t just keep going under and these people are just forming there’s nothing happening. Something is happening, and it is going to the extreme.”