With heavy hearts, we mourn the loss of an exceptional talent. Someone who was more than an artist or signee but a brother and dear friend Promise “Mohbad” Oladimeji Aloba We send our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones. We are all heartbroken by his tragic loss and know he will be truly missed.
In a personal signed statement by CEO of Marlian Music, A Fashola, aka Naira Marley, he said, Rest well (mole, forever in our hearts).
From inception, we recognized Mohbad as a force to be reckoned with. His music gave so many people love and light. Mohbad touched us all with his heartfelt lyrics, story-telling, infectious smile, and energy. The news of his passing has left us with a permanent hole in our hearts.
Mohbad is an incredible street pop star who contributed to the foundation of Martian music. Despite his departure last year, we continually championed his talent. No family is perfect; families have disagreements, but no harm whatsoever was wished on Mohbad. There were so many things left unsaid, but the love was always there. This tragedy is a loss not only for us but for everyone you touched musically around the world.
As we share our condolences for the late Mohbad, we would like to echo a call for a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding his death.
We’re unhappy and unsettled with everything we have witnessed since Tuesday, September 12th. We owe it to Mohbad to assist with uncovering any foul play or injustice.
Our brother deserved a better send-off, and it saddens us that we couldn’t assist with providing a befitting burial. We will continue our efforts to reach out to the family.
We urge our colleagues in the media to treat this matter with the utmost sensitivity, respect, and care. We publicly appeal to the authorities to do due diligence, and we will work closely to support those handling the matter.
Finally, urge the online community to refrain from circulating damaging accusations that could compromise the investigation.