Mohbad, born Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, has been making waves in the Nigerian music scene with his exceptional talent and hard work. The young artist’s journey to stardom has been nothing short of remarkable, marked by impressive streaming numbers, skyrocketing YouTube views, high-profile collaborations, and successful projects that have solidified his place in the music industry.
One of the most prominent indicators of Mohbad’s success is his acceptance amongst local fans . His tracks consistently resonate about coming from a low background and voicing out for youths from the trenches , a testament to his growing fanbase and widespread fame both home and abroad.
Mohbad’s presence on YouTube is equally impressive. His music videos routinely garner millions of views, catapulting him into the upper echelons of Nigerian music. Songs like “Marlians Anthem” with 771k views , “Ko Po Ke” that had 10 million views on youtube and “Feel Good” which garnered 6.4 million streams on spotify are not only anthems but have also garnered massive YouTube views, showcasing his visual storytelling abilities.
Mohbad’s ascent to fame has been further accelerated by his collaborations with some of Nigeria’s biggest stars. He’s shared the stage with the likes of Naira Marley who happens to be his former record label (Marlian music) owner, Davido,Zinoleesky, Rexxie, among others. These collaborations not only highlight his versatility but also expand his reach to wider audiences, contributing to his growing success.
Mohbad has also proven his prowess in delivering successful projects. His debut EP “Light” received critical acclaim and featured hit tracks like “Ponmo” featuring Naira Marley and Lil kesh with 2.1 million views on youtube, “Once debe’’ featuring Davido, “Cinderella” and “Holy” the project had a total number of 13 million streams on spotify. These songs not only showcased his lyrical prowess but also his ability to craft memorable hooks and melodies that resonate with fans.
Furthermore, his sophomore album “Blessed” was a resounding success, cementing his status as a bonafide star in the Nigerian music scene. With tracks like “Beast and peace” 865k views on youtube, “Account balance” featuring Zlatan which had 809k streams on spotify and “Ask about me” with 2.4 million views on youtube, the album showcased Mohbad’s growth as an artist and his ability to experiment with various sounds while staying true to his roots.
In conclusion, Mohbad’s journey in the Nigerian music industry was a testament to the power of talent, hard work, and relentless determination. His impressive streaming numbers, YouTube views, collaborations with A-list artists, and successful projects firmly established him as a force to be reckoned with. Mohbad was on a trajectory towards even greater heights in the music industry, and fans always expected more chart-topping hits and memorable moments from him. May his soul rest in perfect peace.