Ten Key Insights About the Artist Mohbad


Singer Ilerioluwa Oladimeji, widely recognized as Mohbad, tragically passed away at the young age of 27 this past Tuesday. To shed light on his life and career, here are ten key points worth noting:

1. Mohbad was born on June 8, 1996, in Lagos, Nigeria.

2. Hailing from Lagos, he carved a name for himself as a versatile Nigerian rapper, singer, and songwriter.

3. Mohbad received his primary and secondary education in Lagos.

4. Within the Nigerian music scene, he was hailed as one of the most promising talents, steadily amassing a dedicated fan base.

5. Initially affiliated with Naira Marley’s “Marlian Records,” he parted ways with the label in 2022.

6. His debut album, “Light EP,” dropped in the latter part of 2020, following the success of his viral track “Ponmo,” featuring Naira Marley and Lil Kesh.

7. Mohbad’s claim to fame rested on hit singles like “Ponmo,” “Feel Good,” and “Ko Por Ke” with Rexxie, earning him three nominations at The Headies Awards in 2022.

8. He collaborated with a range of notable artists, including Davido, Zlatan, Oladips, Small Doctor, Lil Kesh, Bella Shmurda, Lil Frosh, and others.

9. His lyrical prowess was characterized by relatable, streetwise themes that often touched upon everyday life and experiences.

10. In a poignant revelation, Bella Shmurda once shared that Mohbad had grappled with mental health challenges.

This encapsulates the life and career of the late Mohbad, a talent whose star burned brightly in the Nigerian music industry.



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