Mohbad's songs emerges as the most streamed artist on YouTube this week.
Since Mohbad passing, his music has had a commercial rebirth.
Nigerians experienced the startling shock of Mohbad’s untimely death on September 12, 2023, at the young age of 27. Mohbad was one of the best musicians in Afrobeats.
Mohbad’s music has continued to experience a significant rebirth on streaming services all throughout the nation since his passing.
Mohbad is the most streamed artist on YouTube Nigeria in the tracking week of September 29–October 5 according to TurnTable Charts, the only aggregate chart system in Nigeria that aggregates data across TV, Radio, and streaming platforms. This week’s tracking period had 2.3 million views overall for Mohbad.
Since his death, audiences have been returning to the music of the Street Hop sensation, who brought a great deal of enthusiasm to the music business with his fusion of Juju, Hip Hop, Afrobeats, and Gospel music, which he used to portray the reality of inner-city residents.
With his EPs “Blessed” and “Light” enjoying tremendous streaming numbers and his single “Ask About Me” peaking at No. 1 on the list, he recently set a record by posting six tracks to TurnTable Top 100.
Following his departure, tributes to Mohbad have kept coming in from Nigeria and outside, including contributions from American rappers. Meek Mill, Lil Durk, and Kodak Black.
A candlelight march honoring Mohbad was held in different areas of Nigeria. Many artists, including Davido, Zlatan, Chike, Skales, and Falz, attended the procession in Lagos, which was held at the Muri Okunola Park.
After widespread public outcry and claims of foul play following Mohbad’s murder, the Nigerian Police launched an inquiry to determine. The details of his death.
His debut into the Nigerian music scene provided listeners catchy songs like “Ponmo,” “Feel Good,” and the number-one. “KPK (Ko Por Ke).”
Not just Mohbad, but also Pop Smoke, Dagrin, Nipsey Hussle, and many other artists gained even greater popularity after passing away.