The management of Nigerian singer, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, better known as Mohbad, has issued an official statement revealing that he was in court to reclaim his songs and unpaid royalties from his former record label, Marlian Music.
In the statement released on Saturday, September 16, they disclosed that the deceased singer, who tragically passed away on Tuesday, was engaged in a legal battle to regain control of his music catalog from his estranged record label.
They expressed their commitment to seeking justice for the late singer and continuing the fight to recover his catalog, ensuring that his five-month-old son, Liam, and other family members are provided for.
Read the full statement below,
“We appreciate the outpouring of love from the General Public following the passing of Mohbad.
The circumstances surrounding his death are truly painful and we are open to provide any cooperation necessary to the authorities to carry out any investigations.
Right now, we are focused on making sure the legacy of Mohbad lives on and he is remembered as he was in his final months; Free, Strong and fighting for his future.
Before his passing Mohbad was in court to retrieve the majority of his songs and unpaid royalties which were wrongfully held by Marlian Music.
We will continue the fight to retrieve his catalog and unpaid royalties so that through these, those he left behind, especially his son; Liam Imole, will be provided for.
We want #JusticeforMohbad, and We will appreciate all the support we can get in this fight to retrieve his catalog from Marlian Music, as this is the justice that Mohbad was working towards.
Imole Lives On”