A candlelight vigil and tribute ceremony will be held this Thursday, September 21st to honor the late Nigerian artist Mohbad.
The event is being organized to memorialize the rapper, singer, and songwriter who passed away suddenly at age 27 last week. Mohbad’s death stunned fans and ignited calls for a deeper investigation.
Taking place in Lagos, the candlelight procession will see Mohbad’s friends, collaborators, and fans march together carrying lit candles. This symbolic act pays homage to the young musician’s vivacious spirit.
The procession will conclude with a tribute show featuring live performances by Mohbad’s label mates and fellow artists. Fans will also have the opportunity to share testimonials about Mohbad’s impact and legacy.
Photos and videos from the ceremony are likely to be shared on social media with the hashtag #CelebratingMohbad.
The memorial signifies the outpouring of grief over Mohbad’s untimely demise, but also commemorates his impressive musical output during his short career.
Friends remember Mohbad for his vibrant personality and strong determination in his art. The tribute aims to immortalize these qualities while allowing the community to heal and find closure.