Naira Marley, the CEO of Marlian Music Label, has posted a message on his page lamenting Mohbad’s passing. Since the demise of Mohbad, a previous signee, Naira Marley has become a trending subject on social media as several individuals have criticized Naira Marley for Mohbad’s passing.
Naira Marley and some of his crew used a broken heart emoji to express their sorrow on their Instagram story a few hours after Mohbad passed away. Naira Marley also posted about Mohbad’s passing on his Instagram page amidst the outcry from the public as he claims that his death has broken him.
Additionally, Ikorodu residents publicly threatened Naira Marley, the head of Marlian Records, escalating tense situations in the Lagos State neighbourhood. Threats were made following the unexpected death of Mohbad, a former record label signee, and the community has been quick to blame Naira Marley for the tragic loss. The death of the 27-year-old Nigerian singer Mohbad has left a profound hole in the hearts of his admirers and backers. The reasons for his murder are still being investigated, but Naira Marley, his former boss, is accused of killing the budding celebrity.
The public threats made against Naira Marley by a group of people who have been recognized as boys from the Ikorodu neighbourhood represent a fresh stage in this ongoing story. The head of Marlian Records received a severe warning from one of the people identified as Obama, telling him not to enter their neighbourhood. Obama clarified that Naira Marley would suffer severe repercussions if he ventured into Ikorodu, saying it might be a “life for a life” situation.