Emerging report indicates that hip-hop star Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, aka Mohbad, had Last night, became the 58th most selling digital artist in the world.
The Global Digital Artistes Ranking chart is measured by an artiste’s presence on iTunes and streaming charts around the world, those familiar with the report stated.
In a post shared by veteran journalist, Kemi Olunloyo, read; “Unfortunately, Mohbad got the most streams and downloads when he died. He is now ahead of international giants like, Eminem, Nicki Minaj, 21 Savage, Chris Brown, Lady Gaga, Drake, Rema, Wizkid, Burna Boy and several others.
This translates to a Grammy entry. He has the numbers for Best World Album and Best Afrobeat.
Submissions end soon and Nominations will be announced November, Winners announced in February.
If he were alive his booking fees will be $500K a show at Afrobeat festivals.
The sudden and tragic death of Mohbad, has sent shockwaves through the music industry and his fanbase in Nigeria.
The 27-year-old rapper, singer, and songwriter’s untimely passing has not only left a void in the Nigerian music scene but has also raised significant concerns and sparked outrage among his devoted fans. Mohbad’s death occurred last Tuesday, leaving his fans devastated and seeking disquisition by the security agents to uncover circumstances surrounding his untimely death.