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Singer ‘Mohbad’: Biography, Education, Career, Relationship, Net Worth, Achievements and Controversy



By Balogun Kamilu Lekan


Photo: Instagram/@iammohbad

The death of Nigerian musician, Mohbad was announced on September 12, 2023.

Who is Mohbad?

Mohbad, real name, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji was born June 8, 1996 in Lagos. He died at the age of 27 in September 12, 2023.

He was one of Nigeria’s top-rising music talents at the moment. Mohbad is a rapper, singer and songwriter signed to Naira Marley’s record label, Marlian Records.

Mohbad was a rapper, singer and songwriter. He became a public sensation after signing with Marlian Records. Mohbad alongside other music stars like Zinoleesky, Fabian Blu, and C Blvck are all record label members.


Photo: Instagram/@iammohbad

Much is not known about Mohbad’s educational background. He, however, noted in one of his songs that he dropped out of Polytechnic.


Photo: Instagram/@iammohbad

Mohbad stormed the music industry with his little but consistent effort as an Instagram sensation who made covers of popular songs and posts on Instagram.

In 2019, he got noticed by music executive and owner of Marlian Record, Naira Marley, who signed hin to his record label.

Photo: Instagram/@iammohbad

This allowed him to work with other A-list artists in the Nigerian music industry.

He soared to international prominence in 2020 after collaborating with music artist and producer Rexxie on the release of Ko Po Ke (KPK). The song featured in many Street Pop and Afrobeats charts which made him a sensation that music lovers began to love.

Later in 2020, he dropped another single, Balan Zia Gar

Photo: Instagram/@iammohbad

Through consistency, he has been able to deliver some more hit tracks like  Real Hustlers, Balan Zia Gar, Ronaldo, Jaabo, See My Bounzer, Fire, Oja, Adura and Owaale between 2019 and 2022/

Mohbad also has an 8-track EP, Light, to his name, which includes songs like Sorry, Marlians Anthem, Ponmo, Omokomo, Once Debe, and Cinderella, amongst others.


Photo: Instagram/@iammohbad

Mohbad was in a romantic relationship with longtime girlfriend, Omowunmi. They have a 5-month-old boy together.

The name of his son is Liam.

Net worth

Photo: Instagram/@iammohbad

NewsWireNGR cannot independently verify Mohbad’s net worth.


Photo: Instagram/@iammohbad


  • Komajensun (feat. Naira Marley)
  • Balan Zia Gar
  • Imole
  • Ronaldo
  • Oja (e.t.c)
  • KPK (featured by Rexxie)
  • Feel Good
  • KPK (Ko Po Ke)
  • Real Hustlers
  • Balan Zia Gar
  • Ronaldo
  • Jaabo
  • See My Bounzer
  • Fire
  • Oja
  • Adura
  • Owaale
  • BB2 Poverty


Photo: Instagram/@iammohbad

On 5th of September, 2022, Mohbad alleged that he was assaulted by members of his record label, Marlian Music, for requesting to change his manager.

In a tweet with a video clip, Mohbad was seen with a bruise on his shoulder, while voices could be heard in the background of another video stating he was overpowered and abused in the sight of label owner Naira Marley, who did not interfere.

The tweet was captioned, “Just because I want to change my manager which is their brother, see what they did to me at Marlian House


The information in this article was curated from online sources. NewsWireNGR or its editorial team cannot independently verify all details.

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