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Mohbad’s Death: Naira Marley’s Peckham Neighborhood Holds Candlelight Procession; Calls For Justice

The reaction of Naira Marley’s native Peckham, in the United Kingdom—where he used to reside—after Mohbad’s passing has surprised many. Naira Marley enjoys bragging about Peckham as his home before coming back to Nigeria and even had a documentary dedicated to it.

Mohbad'S Death: Naira Marley’s Peckham Neighborhood Holds Candlelight Procession; Calls For Justice, Yours Truly, News, May 27, 2024

Reactions have been aroused by the footage showing a sizable audience participating in a candlelight procession and peace walk in memory of the late singer. Naira Marley’s discovery that his Peckham family is not on his side and that he is sought in Nigeria has pleased many online users.

Nigerians both at home and abroad have expressed their sorrow for Mohbad’s passing by participating in protests, candlelight processions, and peace walks. A candlelight parade and peace walk were held in Peckham, UK, in memory of the late singer, according to a video that was spotted online.

Mohbad'S Death: Naira Marley’s Peckham Neighborhood Holds Candlelight Procession; Calls For Justice, Yours Truly, News, May 27, 2024

Ironically, Naira Marley who once lived in Peckham, has come under fire from Nigerians for mistreating and harassing Mohbad until his death. One of the late singer’s songs was playing on speakers while a large crowd, most of them dressed in black, held candles and sung along.

Mohbad’s death has sparked a wave of concern for upcoming acts and the activities of labels as the Nigerian Police Force have embarked on investigation surrounding the untimely demise of the “Peace” crooner.

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