In a shocking turn of events, Azeez Fashola, famously known as Naira Marley, has expressed profound grief and heartbreak over the untimely demise of his former collaborator and close friend, Mohbad, whose real name was Promise Oladimeji Aloba. The news of Mohbad’s sudden passing sent shockwaves through the music industry, leaving fans and fellow artists in disbelief.
Mohbad, a rising star in the Nigerian music scene, tragically lost his life on a fateful Tuesday, and he was laid to rest the very next day. The circumstances surrounding his death remain shrouded in mystery as the cause has yet to be officially disclosed, adding an extra layer of sorrow to an already tragic situation.
While it is known that Mohbad and Naira Marley experienced a professional falling out last year, resulting in Mohbad’s departure from the Marlian Music label, Naira Marley’s heartfelt response to the news of his passing proves that their bond ran deeper than mere business ties. In a poignant statement shared on his Instagram handle, Naira Marley described Mohbad as not just an artist or signee but as a beloved brother and dear friend.
“An incredible street pop star who contributed to the foundation of Marlian Music,” Naira Marley fondly recalled in his tribute. Despite their differences and the parting of ways, he emphasized that the label never harbored ill will towards Mohbad, highlighting the enduring respect and friendship they shared.
However, the mysterious circumstances surrounding Mohbad’s untimely demise have raised concerns. Naira Marley, in his statement, called upon the authorities to conduct a thorough investigation to uncover any potential foul play associated with the tragic loss of the talented singer. This plea underscores the need for transparency and accountability in cases of unexpected deaths.
Adding a somber note to this tragedy, it has come to light that Mohbad leaves behind a grieving girlfriend and a son who is less than a year old. The emotional toll of his passing on his family and loved ones is immeasurable, further highlighting the devastating impact of this loss on the music community and beyond.
As the investigation into Mohbad’s death unfolds, the Nigerian music industry and fans worldwide will undoubtedly continue to mourn the loss of a promising talent. The unanswered questions surrounding his passing serve as a poignant reminder of the importance of addressing such matters with utmost diligence and care.