Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba (8 June 1996 – 12 September 2023), known professionally as MohBad, was a Nigerian rapper, singer, and songwriter from Lagos in the Nigerian music industry. Mohbad, the Nigerian musician, was born on June 8, 1996.  He was formerly signed to Naira Marley’s Marlian Records and left the label in 2022. He was best known for his hit singles “Ponmo, Feel Good”, and “KPK (Ko Por Ke)” (You Will Always Be Remembered) with Rexxie which was nominated three times for The Headies awards 2022.


Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba was born in (IKORODU) Lagos Nigeria.


MohBad released his debut album, Light, in the fourth quarter of 2020 as a follow-up to his viral song “Ponmo,” which featured Naira Marley and Lil Kesh. MohBad was nominated five times for The Beatz Awards 2021.

MohBad was listed in Audiomack’s top 21 Afrobeat artists of 2021. In 2022, he released Peace, produced by Rexxie. He peaked on Turntable charts top 50 in 2021 and top 100 in 2022. Peace record also peaked number on apple music chart Nigeria




  • Light (2020)
  • Blessed (2023)


  • “Feel Good” (2021)
  • “Backside” (2021)
  • “Weekend” (2022)
  • “Tiff” (2022)
  • “Peace” (2022)
  • “Hallelujah” (2022)
  • “Ronaldo” (2022)
  • “Peace” (2022)
  • “Ask about me” (2023)
  • “Sabi” (2023)
  • “Sorry” (2023) And others……

Blessed (EP)

Mohbad’s EP Blessed, his first after leaving Marlian Records World, was released in June 2023 under his own label, Imolenization. The eight songs on the 20-minute EP featured Nigerian artists Zlatan and Bella Shmurda, and producers Nipheys and Timi Jay. The album charted at number one on Apple Music in Nigeria immediately after his death.

Light (EP)

MohBad issued his first EP, Light, after agreeing to a record deal with Marlian Records World in 2019. The eight songs on the EP feature Davido, Naira Marley, and Lil Kesh.

Naira Marley served as executive producer for the eight-track EP, which also bears the production stamps of SB, Rexxie, P.Beat, and Austin Sinister.

Awards and nominations

  • The Beatz Awards (2021): five nominations
  • Audiomack (2021): top 21 Afrobeat artists of 2021
  • Headies Award Nomination (2023): Best Street-Hop Artist

Personal life and death

MohBad and his wife, Wunmi, had one son. MohBad died after being treated for an infection on 12 September 2023, at the age of 27. Police subsequently announced they would investigate the circumstances of the singer’s death

Rating: 5 out of 5.

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