Connect with us


Tragic loss: Rising Nigerian star MohBad dies at 27



In a heart-wrenching turn of events, the vibrant Nigerian music scene has been rocked by the sudden and shocking death of Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, known to fans as MohBad.

This rising star, a former signee of Marlian Records, met an untimely end at the tender age of 27, leaving a void that may never be filled.

The grim news was delivered by none other than music executive Ovie, who took to his X page #Ovieo to share the tragic update. The announcement sent shockwaves throughout the industry and beyond, leaving fans in disbelief and mourning the loss of a talent taken far too soon.

Olamide Adedeji, popularly known as Olamide, couldn’t hide his sorrow, sharing a cryptic message on his X handle that hinted at the profound sadness that has gripped the music community. His sentiments mirrored the collective grief felt by those who knew MohBad and admired his burgeoning career.

In a chilling twist, an old video of Bella Shmurda, another rising star in the Nigerian music scene, recently resurfaced online. In it, Bella Shmurda revealed that MohBad had been grappling with mental health issues. This revelation adds a layer of tragedy to an already heart-rending story, underscoring the importance of mental health awareness and support in the entertainment industry.

MohBad had rapidly risen to fame with a string of hit songs that captured the hearts of fans nationwide. Tracks like “KPK,” “Peace,” “Komajesun,” “Pariwo,” and many others showcased his talent and promise, leaving an indelible mark on the music landscape.

As the shock of this devastating loss settles in, details surrounding the cause of MohBad’s untimely death and the location where it occurred remain shrouded in mystery. The music world is left to grapple with the tragic void left by this young and promising artist.

In the days and weeks to come, the music community will undoubtedly come together to celebrate MohBad’s life, talent, and the indomitable spirit that made him a rising star. His legacy will live on through his music, a testament to the incredible talent that was taken from us far too soon.

Bolaji Farinloye

NEWSVERGE, published by The Verge Communications is an online community of international news portal and social advocates dedicated to bringing you commentaries, features, news reports from a Nigerian-African perspective. A unique organization, founded in the spirit of Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, comprising of ordinary people with an overriding commitment to seeking the truth and publishing it without fear or favour. The Verge Communications is fully registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as a corporate organization.



Shell Digital Plan RESPONSIVE600x750
Shell Digital Plan RESPONSIVE600x750