Nigerian artist Mohbad’s recently released EP, “BLESSED,” has surged to the third position on the Apple Music Nigeria Top 100 Album Chart hours after he was declared dead.
Mohbad, whose real name is Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, was known for his unique blend of Afrobeat and hip-hop, gaining him a dedicated fan base and earning him recognition in the industry.
While some say he died of an ear infection, details surrounding the cause remain undisclosed, leaving fans and fellow artists shocked and saddened by the sudden loss.
Social media has been flooded with tributes, heartfelt messages, and condolences from fans and colleagues alike.
Even in death, the accomplishment of the late rapper underscores the EP’s popularity and its resonance with listeners.
Music critics say Apple Music’s Top 100 Album Chart reflects an artist’s impact and the reception of their music among a broad audience.
According to them, claiming the third spot is a significant achievement for Mohbad and a testament to the EP’s quality and appeal.
The rapper was buried today, September 13, in Ikorodu, Lagos, according to Islamic rites.