Davido, Olamide, MI and other celebrities have reacted to the death of Nigeria’s rapper, singer and songwriter, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad, who died on Tuesday at the age of 27.
The management of late singer on Tuesday released an official statement confirming his death.
A statement posted on both his Instagram and X handles read ” It is with great sadness that we confirm the passing of Promise Oladimeji Aloba PK/A Mohbad (Imole) today, the 12th of September, 2023.
“Mohbad was light until the very end, and as we mourn the loss of the brightness he carried, the family thanks you for your love and prayers, and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.
Mohbad was formerly signed to Naira Marley’s “Marlian Records” but left the label in 2022.
He had gained widespread recognition for his hit singles such as “Ponmo” , “Feel Good” and “KPK (Ko Por Ke)” in collaboration with Rexxie.
Reacting to news of his death, Afrobeats star, Davido, tweeted a lighted candle for the departed.
🕯️— Davido (@davido) September 12, 2023
Multiple award-winning rapper, Olamide, took to his social media platform, X, formerly known as Twitter, to react to the news of Mohbad’s death.
The singer expressed his devastation in a short post that read, “Damn ! Mohbad 💔”.
Damn ! Mohbad 💔— Olamidé (@Olamide) September 12, 2023
Popular afro-pop artiste, Small Doctor, on his Instagram page, wrote, “that future you are planning so hard, you fit no see am💔. Imole Baba Imole🕊. Till we meet again💔”.
Imole Daddy Imole 💔💡🕊️— small DOCTOR (@iam_smalldoctor) September 12, 2023
Will Miss You Brother pic.twitter.com/71Oxaz2srf
Chocolate City rapper and music mogul, MI Abaga, also took to his social media platform to react to the passing of the young and talented rapper.
RIP Mohbad 💔— The Guy (@MI_Abaga) September 12, 2023
MI, who initially expressed his disbelief at the news of the death of Mohbad wrote, “RIP Mohbad”.
Rapper and actor, Reminisce, who recently collaborated with Mohbad and featured him as one of the artistes on his upcoming project, shared a short post that read, “Imole!”
Imole! — Portfolio! (@IamReminisce) September 12, 2023
Rapper Phyno said, “This thing called life man
This thing called life man🙏🙏!!! RIP MOHBAD 🕊️— EZEGE 1 (@phynofino) September 12, 2023