In his highly anticipated sophomore EP, aptly titled Blessed, Mohbad wholeheartedly embraces his role as one of street-pop’s foremost ambassadors, expressing gratitude towards his loyal supporters while issuing a warning to his doubters. Spanning eight tracks, the talented artist, known as Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba in real life, skillfully moves away from the mischievously playful persona he presented in his earlier EP, Light, released back in 2020.
On tracks like Beast & Peace, MohBad gracefully rides over a picturesque piano-led instrumental, delivering a resolute message about his determination to achieve success. He provides a glimpse into his vision of Sabi, showcasing his growth and ambition.
As expected from Mohbad’s repertoire, the energy continues to escalate throughout the EP. Collaborating with fellow Ikorodu native Zlatan, they deliver an electrifying flex on Account Balance, while his close friend and creative partner Bella Shmurda adds a captivating dimension to the konto-infused Pariwo.
With Blessed EP, MohBad showcases his mastery of immersive storytelling and linguistic brilliance.
The extended play not only pays homage to his supporters but also solidifies his standing as a versatile artist capable of captivating diverse audiences. From the infectious hooks to the raw vulnerability in his lyrics, Mohbad has crafted a body of work that seamlessly blends street-pop aesthetics with artistic depth.
Listen to EP ‘Blessed’ below: