Mixed reactions has trailed late singer, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba professionally known as Mohbad’s father, Joseph Aloba, recently released tribute song for his son.
Recall that following Mohbad’s death on September 12, 2023, many artistes including Bella Shmurda, released tribute song to pay their last respect. Aloba who recently warned against burying Mohbad without his approval, joined the movement as he recounted the beautiful memories he shared with his late singer son.
The song which came with a video, captures the essence of the memories both father and son shared, and emphasizes Aloba’s deep connection with his late child, as he poignantly expressed that “Music is the only thing I have to cherish your memories.”
This did not go down well with netizens as it generated massive reactions online with many accusing Aloba of hustling his music career with the demise of his son.
Some of the reactions read:
favorbounty said, “If Bella can sing a tribute for him , why can’t his dad do same?”
marcdees_realty_ said, “People deal with pain differently 😢this man is in pains. If you haven’t lost a loved one you won’t understand.”
boluqueen said, “So u one use ur son death cash out…this man needs to b dealt with😢.”
hairbychybrand said, “This man’s style of mourning needs to be studied because you can not blow from your son’s death 😮😮😮😮.”
peaceyinny said, “Now I understand why mohbad kept his life private.. Mehn he knows the family he came from..”
ashani_atelier said, “It’s okay to express his feelings thru a song to his beautiful son Mohbad(Rip champ) what I don’t understand his is words that “the only thing that he will be remembering about him his Opp Opor pa” like seriously baba Mohbad. If this DNA turns out that Liam his Mohbad own, that boy might grow up hating you ooo. Those advising you are not trying at all.”
The circumstances that led to the death of Mohbad has remained shrouded in mystery, as it has been a focal point of controversy and speculation since the incident.