Modenine made the announcement on his Facebook page. He posted a photo of his dad and wrote ‘R.I.P Dad‘.
Fans of the legendary rapper took to his timeline to offer warm thoughts as he processed the loss.
In a brief chat with Modenine, the rapper simply told Pulse “it is well” concerning the loss of his father. The rapper has been in low spirits since the sad incident.
Modenine is widely regarded as Nigeria’s greatest lyricist. His influence in the rap game dates back to the mid ’90’s. Alongside associated acts like Six Foot Plus known for his popular hit ‘E don do me’, Overdose and Terry tha Rapman, and other members of the Hip-Hop group SWAT ROOT, helped give a foundation for rap music in Nigeria.
Modenine dropped a new track ‘Rectitude & justice’ produced by Black Intelligence in October 2017, while in London, United Kingdom.
It featured soul singer Amuta Stone, making sure to keep his lean but devoted fans engaged with some fresh sounds.