Nigerian music sensation Bella Shmurda has made the difficult decision to delay his eagerly anticipated Canadian Tour.
The somber news of 27-year-old musician Mohbad’s untimely passing on September 12, 2023, sent shockwaves through the general public. Mohbad had achieved significant popularity in the Nigerian Street Hop scene, leaving a void that will be hard to fill. The tragic circumstances surrounding Mohbad’s demise have sparked an outpouring of condolences and a growing demand for a thorough investigation into the circumstances of his death.
Bella Shmurda, a close friend and collaborator of Mohbad, has been deeply affected by this devastating loss. Consequently, he has chosen to postpone his upcoming Canadian Tour due to what he describes as unforeseen and sorrowful circumstances. Taking to his Twitter account on September 16, 2023, Bella Shmurda shared his heartfelt decision and promised to announce new tour dates in due course. In his tweet, he stated, “Due to recent tragic events and unforeseen challenges, I regret to inform you that I must cancel my Canadian Tour. New dates will be communicated when appropriate.”
This postponement is a poignant reminder of the profound impact of Mohbad’s passing on Bella Shmurda. The two artists had not only collaborated on numerous occasions but also shared a close friendship, with Bella Shmurda publicly supporting Mohbad during his highly publicized dispute with Marlian Records.
As the public mourns the loss of the Street Pop sensation who left an indelible mark on the world of Afrobeats, all eyes will be on the ongoing police investigation to shed light on the circumstances surrounding Mohbad’s tragic end.