Mad Melon, popular Nigerian Artiste and crooner of the popular street anthem, ‘Danfo Driver’ on Wednesday died in a Lagos hospital.

Eye9ja understands that the popular Nigerian artiste died after battling with a brief illness.

Music icon, Daddy Showkey confirmed the news of Mad Melon’s death on his Instagram handle on Thursday, September 26, 2019.

“What kind of sad news is this, what kind of sad news is this, what kind of sad news is this,” Showkey repeatedly said in his video.

“Oh my God, we just lost somebody, I just heard it just now. I’m not happy at all, I’m not happy. When dem go dey tell people make dem dey hear, make dem dey hear,” he added.

Mad Melon and his partner Mountain Black became known as Danfo Driver after their album titled Danfo Driver in 2003.

Their fame waned over the years but they made the news again in 2018 when they got into a content theft fight with Tekno over the sampling of their popular song, ‘Kpolongo’


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