The Nigerian music industry and fans around the world were left in shock and mourning when the cause of death of the talented Nigerian singer, songwriter, and rapper, Mohbad, whose real name was Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, was revealed. At the tender age of 27, the fast-rising artist, formerly signed to Marlian Records, tragically passed away.
Reports from PulseNG shed light on the heartbreaking circumstances surrounding Mohbad’s untimely demise. It was revealed that the rapper lost his life to an ear infection, a seemingly innocuous ailment that took a devastating turn. Sources from Mohbad’s team disclosed that he sought medical attention in the early hours of Tuesday, September 12, hoping to alleviate the discomfort caused by the ear infection. To address his health issue, he was administered an injection, a common medical procedure.
However, the unexpected and tragic twist in this story was that Mohbad, shortly after receiving the injection, lost consciousness and, devastatingly, did not regain consciousness. This abrupt and shocking turn of events left not only his close-knit team but also fans and the entire music industry in deep sorrow and disbelief.
Mohbad, during his short but impactful career, had gained recognition and admiration for his hit singles, including “Ponmo,” “Feel Good,” and the chart-topping “KPK (Ko Por Ke)” in collaboration with Rexxie. His contribution to the music scene had been significant, and he had even earned three nominations at The Headies Awards in 2022, reflecting the promising future that was tragically cut short.
The sudden loss of Mohbad serves as a reminder of the fragile nature of life and the unpredictability of fate. It also underscores the importance of seeking medical attention for seemingly minor health issues, as even the most routine procedures can carry unforeseen risks.
As the music industry mourns the loss of one of its rising stars, fans and fellow artists alike remember Mohbad not only for his musical talent but also for the potential he had yet to fully realize. His legacy lives on through his music, which continues to inspire and captivate audiences, and he will forever be remembered as a promising young artist whose journey was tragically cut short.