A Tribute to Mohbad, A Failing Soldier
Mohbad was more than simply a creative person; he was “Imole,” the light that guided many others in the right direction. He infused our lives with enthusiasm and vitality through his street-pop music.
Ilerioluwa Aloba, also known as Mohbad, was a dazzling star who left us on September 12, 2023, leaving us with heavy hearts. Despite only being with us for a brief 27 years after his 1996 birth, he left a lasting impression on the Nigerian music scene and the hearts of innumerable admirers all around the world.
Mohbad was more than simply a creative person; he was “Imole,” the light that guided many others in the right direction. He infused our lives with enthusiasm and vitality through his street-pop music. He became well-known because of the generational appeal of his upbeat beats and memorable lyrics.
A highlight of Mohbad‘s career was working with producer Rexxie on the number-one hit song “KPK.” Many people adopted this song as their anthem, and it demonstrated Mohbad’s extraordinary talent and his capacity to engage his audience on a deep level. His memories will live on as long as “KPK”‘s rhythm and vitality reverberate in our hearts.
Mohbad made a big professional move this year by releasing his second EP, “Blessed,” in June. Bella Shmurda and Zlatan contributed guest rhymes to this eight-track masterwork, which demonstrated his artistic development. It was evidence of his adaptability and dedication to pushing the envelope in his field.
Mohbad‘s path wasn’t without difficulties, as he encountered a contractual dispute that caused him to leave Marlian Records. He didn’t let these setbacks stop him, though, and used them to inspire his independence and creativity.
As we honor Mohbad, let us treasure the music he offered us, the times we spent together, and the influence he had on our lives. Though his light may have extinguished too quickly, his legacy will always be bright. Ilerioluwa Aloba, the “Imole,” will keep illuminating our path in our thoughts and through his music.
Mohbad, rest in peace, and thank you for the memories, music, and enthusiasm. Though missed, you will always be remembered.