Nigerian song and rapper, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba better known by his stage name Mohbad is said to have passed away at the age of 27.
The cause of his death is yet to be known.
Mohbad, who has many hit songs to his name recently performed at a show in the Ikorodu area of Lagos.
Recall, fellow singer and friend Bella Shmurda disclosed during an interview that the singer attempted suicide, linking the reason to his record label.
However, partner of the late Nigerian artiste revealed that the singer struggled until his passing.
Wunmi, identified as his partner, shared on her Instagram @c33why, that MohBad never experienced true happiness for an entire day.
She mentioned that he was labeled a junkie to create a false perception of him, and he lived with constant fears. And added that after the birth of their five-month-old baby, Liam, his worries increased.
She expressed her concern for their safety and revealed his desire for her and their baby’s well-being.
She wrote, “Ya’ll made a widow at 24 years Olorun idajo re daaa (sic). Nothing makes him happy no more, even after seeing his baby he became more worried, he’s now a family man he doesn’t want anything to happen to us…
“I was supposed to collect my baby’s passport yesterday so we could process our travelling, he always says to me… Wunmi pls go for my baby’s sake, I wouldn’t want these people to harm you and him it will break me… You just go, let me face them myself. Ilerioluwa rest in peace… You really need that peace.”
Reacting to the sad news radio personality Chuma Nnoli wrote on X (formerly known as Twitter), “Mohbad gave us hits like KPK and Feel Good and it’s sad to have him die at just 27. One did not have to know him personally to feel bad hearing of his death. It’s sad.”
“I’m glad you left a mark before leaving, I love you too. Fly high MOHBAD❣️🕊️”
YBNL boss Olamide wrote on X, “Damn ! Mohbad”
Reality TV star, Tacha also tweeted: “Mohbad was just on the Big Friday show with me last month!! This news is heavy💔 i still can’t believe it”