Singer, Abiola Ahmed Akinbiyi, aka Bella Shmurda, has revealed that his mum asked him not to return to Nigeria yet after his close friend and frequent collaborator, rapper Mohbad passed away in a controversial manner.
He said he was in Canada preparing for his tour when he received the news of his friend’s demise from Nigeria.
Shmurda spoke at the candlelight procession in memory of Mohbad in Canada, on Saturday, September 23, 2023.
He said, “Mohbad is my brother and best friend. Sadly, three days after I left Nigeria, I got a call that he was dead.
“My mum had to call me not to come back to Nigeria yet. I understand what she’s saying.
“RIP Mohbad. God bless wherever you are, even in your grave. I don’t know what to say. Thank you all for coming. And justice for Mohbad!”