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MOHBAD RELEASES SECOND EP “BLESSED”.

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Mohbad, a gifted rapper and singer from Ikorodu, has made a name for himself as one of the most well-known names in the street-pop genre thanks to his distinctive baritone-tinged voice, unusual vocal subtleties, and compelling storylines that chronicle triumph over hardship. Whether he is releasing the contagious energy of the scorching pop anthem “KPK” or delving into the complex worlds of heartbreak and betrayal on the Rexxie-produced “Peace,” MohBad effortlessly displays his vivid linguistic imagination and draws inspiration from a rich reservoir of personal experiences, track after track.

In his much awaited sophomore EP, properly titled Blessed, Mohbad fully embraces his position as one of street-pop’s leading ambassadors, showing appreciation to his devoted fans while delivering a caution to his skeptics. Eight tracks total, the outstanding musician known as Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba in real life, skillfully moves away from the mischievously playful persona he portrayed in his maiden EP, ‘Light’, released back in 2020.

On songs like Beast & Peace, MohBad soberly conveys a message about his resolve to succeed while riding over a beautiful piano-led melody. He offers an insight into his perception of Sabi, demonstrating his development and aspirations. As might be expected from Mohbad’s discography, the EP’s excitement level keeps rising. Together, they and fellow Ikorodu native Zlatan provide an exhilarating flex on Account Balance, and his close friend and creative collaborator Bella Shmurda gives the konto-infused Pariwo a compelling depth.


However, Ask About Me’s unfathomable depths are Blessed’s unquestionable high point. In this outstanding song, Mohbad captures the mystique of a gangster movie while fusing painfully beautiful lines that hit the listener right in the feels.

MohBad demonstrates his skill of immersive narrative and lyrical brilliance with Blessed EP. The prolonged play not only honors his fans but also establishes him as a versatile performer who can captivate a range of audiences. Mohbad has created a body of work that masterfully combines street-pop aesthetics with artistic depth, from the catchy tunes to the unvarnished emotion in his lyrics.

Enjoy here; https://open.spotify.com/album/0X0hFVPZ4GfWlY9Gr6tSst?si=euhB5vpxTZi22mGIn2zjTQ

Written by: Champion Nwokeabia

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