Who is Mohbad?
Mohbad is a Nigerian musician currently signed to “Marlian Records” owned by Naira Marley. Mohbad’s full name is Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba and he is also a songwriter, rapper and recording artiste. His music career, which began officially in 2016, has seen tremendous growth over the years.
Mohbad has released over 25 songs, including hits such as Komajensun, Ponmo, KPK, among others. He has also featured in works of several top Nigerian artistes including Lil Kesh, Small Doctor, Zlatan Ibile, and Naira Marley.
Full data profile of Nigerian singer Mohbad
|Full name||Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba|
|Birthday||June 8, 1996|
|State of Origin||Lagos State|
|Career||Singer, songwriter, recording artiste|
Mohbad’s childhood and education
Mohbad was born in Lagos State, and he had his primary and secondary education there. Details about all the schools he attended, as well as his tertiary education, are not yet known.
Mohbad’s music career
Mohbad’s career in the music industry took off officially in 2016. Prior to that, the young artiste already expressed his desire for music at a tender age.
Before his career took off, Mohbad released freestyles and did several covers of songs from prominent Nigerian musicians, including Kizz Daniel. Subsequently, he caught the interest of Naira Marley, a prominent artiste in the Nigerian music industry. Naira Marley signed Mohbad, along with other newbies into his record label called “Marlian Records” in 2019.
Mohbad’s fame in the music industry has been on a speedy rise ever since. He has featured numerous artistes in his music and collaborated with others in theirs. Some top Nigerian musicians Mohbad has worked with include Zlatan, Davido, Small Doctor, Naira Marley, Lil Kesh, among others. Some of the hit songs Mohbad was featured on include “Ko Por Ke” by Rexxie, “Instagram” by Fabian Blu, and “Didolobo” by Naira Marley.
Mohbad’s newly released debut 8-track EP titled “Light” became an instant hit on its release. The EP garnered over 24 million streams on Audiomack in the first month of its release. Asides the fact that he featured top musicians in the album, it also received high ratings on different media platforms. It was given a rating of 7.0 by Pulse Ng and was also rated among the top Nigerian EP’s of 2020 by MP3Bullet Ng.
Here is a list of songs by Nigerian musician Mohbad along with their years of release.
Balan Zia Gar (2019)
Omo Ase (2019)
Mi O Foh (2019)
Usain Bolt (2019)
Over Hype (2020)
Ko Por Ke (2020)
From the EP, “Light” (2020)
Mohbad’s awards and achievements in music
Although the young artiste has not received any notable music award as at the time of publishing this article, Mohbad has made a huge mark in music and it certainly won’t be long before the awards and nominations come flooding in.
Several of Mohbad’s songs have gained nation-wide recognition and certified as “jams”. His name is also affiliated with some of the big names in the music industry, including Davido and Naira Marley. Within a year of getting signed to “Marlian Records”, Mohbad has released over 20 hit songs.
Mohbad’s net worth
Mohbad’s net worth is currently estimated at $185,000 (around N80 million) and speedily counting.
Mohbad’s Instagram and Twitter
Mohbad is active on social media. His Instagram handle is @iammohbad. His Twitter handle is @iammohbad_.
Mohbad on Wikipedia
Mohbad does not have a personal Wikipedia page yet.
There have been rumours that the young artiste is in a relationship. This, however, has not been proven, as the singer has not openly declared his commitment to any lady.
Other interesting facts to know about Nigerian musician, Mohbad
Mohbad has been mentioned on several platforms as one of the artistes to look out for in the new year. He is mostly known for his infusion of the indigenous Yoruba language in his raps.
Mohbad’s style of music can be likened to that of hip hop star, Zlatan Ibile. Although fans have accused him of imitating Zlatan’s style, this looks to be just a coincidence. Admittedly, both musicians not only sound alike but also share a similar style.