“If we had paid attention to the lyrics, we would have seen signs from Mohbad” – Says Patoranking

Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer and songwriter, Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, better known by his stage name Patoranking, stirs emotions as he claims that signs from the late Mohbad could have been noticed if people paid attention to his lyrics.

During his interview, Patoranking was asked about Nigerian music and how he contributes to humanity through his songs instead of leading a glamorous life and neglecting his people, unlike some artists.

In response, he emphasized his connection to the streets and urged people to pay attention to song lyrics.

Using Mohbad as an example, he suggested that if people paid closer attention to lyrics, they might have noticed signs in Mohbad’s music.

His statement was:

“If we had paid attention to the lyrics, we would have seen signs from Mohbad.”

Following his statement, concerned individuals flooded the comment section to react to his words.

See some reactions below:


“This is sad we just wanna dance to beat we no too Dey listen to lyrics again facts.”


“Make everybody rest abeg, what really matters is justice for mohbad family. Imole as found peace.”


“Music has a way of speaking truths hidden in melodies, how may Nigerians learn to read lyrics when the beat is there to make the craze. Mohbad’s lyrics have been dropping clues all along, weaving stories of life’s ups and downs. Maybe this will make Nigerians learn to read lyrics.”


“Abegi enough of this lies, we all have been listening to oladips lyrics b4 now even some of his live chat and that he is in some deep shit but nobody cares. Na business as usual, had it been he died completely same thing would ve been said again now he survived did anybody care?”



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