Nigerian Afrobeats star Mohbad has been confirmed dead a few minutes ago according to multiple reports.
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. details of his death are still sketchy as of the time of this report.
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.
Mohbad, who had been gaining recognition as a rising star in the Nigerian music scene, had crafted a unique musical style that blended elements of pop, Afrobeat, and hip-hop. His songwriting prowess and lyrical talent set him apart, making him a promising figure in the industry.
In 2022, Mohbad released his debut album, titled “Imole,” which quickly gained commercial success. The album spawned several chart-topping hits, including “See My Benz,” “Kimi,” and “Ronaldo,” further solidifying his place in the hearts of music enthusiasts.