In a heartfelt tribute to the late Nigerian rapper, Ilerioluwa Olademeji Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad, American hip-hop sensations Kodak Black and Lil Durk expressed their condolences and shared their memories of the rising star, who tragically passed away last week.
The news of Mohbad’s untimely demise sent shockwaves through the music industry, and his influence reached far beyond Nigeria’s borders.
Kodak Black and Lil Durk, both renowned figures in the global hip-hop scene, joined fans worldwide in mourning the loss of this young talent.
Kodak Black took to Instagram to remember Mohbad during an emotional live session with his fans. He confessed that he had only recently discovered Mohbad’s social media page, making the news of his passing even more shocking.
With a heavy heart, Kodak Black said, “R.I.P to Mohbad. Kodak, you were his neighborhood hero till he passed. Damn! What’s so crazy right now is I just ran across this n*gga’s page this week – a few days ago. Sleep well wherever you are, man.”
Kodak Black talks about Mohbad 🥺❤️ pic.twitter.com/uVR498fTHJ
— OLAMIDE 🌸💖 (@Olamide0fficial) September 19, 2023
Lil Durk also paid his respects to Mohbad through his social media handle. He simply wrote, “RIP Mohbad aka Imole,” showing the deep impact that Mohbad’s music had on him and countless others.
RIP MOHBAD aka Imole ❤️🕊️💡🕯
— THE VOICE (@lildurk) September 19, 2023
Mohbad, who was only 27 years old at the time of his passing, had been gaining significant recognition and a devoted fanbase with his unique style and lyrical prowess. His contributions to the Nigerian music industry and the global hip-hop community will be remembered for years to come.
As the music world continues to mourn the loss of this talented young artist, the legacy of Mohbad’s work will undoubtedly live on, inspiring both established and emerging artists around the world.