Popular Nigerian singer Balogun Afolabi, better known by his stage name Seyi Vibez has got fans excited as he returns to the stage days after losing his mother.
Seyi Vibez made an entrance with his “Gwagwalada” hit song at an Homecoming concert last night. The crowd went wild as soon as the he stepped on the stage, as a sign of happiness at the singer’s return.
Videos from the event has been making rounds on social media and lovers of Seyi, have expressed their joy to see their fave back in good health after mourning the loss of his mother.
Here are some of their comments:
Iamsmartwire wrote: Seyi fanz let gather here.
Studiofotography wrote: Thank God, my baby is back.
Rasybabs wrote: Welcome back man.
Mayana wrote: Omo no be my Seyi vibez be this the vibez no dey there again.
Nemsnoproblem wrote: Just thought of him self o.
Nurrvibez120 wrote: know my gee will come out cos he need to continue the game he left behind…. Asake & Seyi Vibez who hope to see that too.
Realzumabangar wrote: My mentor welcome back @seyi_vibez
Singer Seyi Vibez mourns the loss of his mother
The singer announced the sad news late Thursday night, 16th of March, where he referred to her as his ancestor.
Taking to his Instagram page, the bereaved afro-pop singer wrote: “Today the Darkest day of my life…March 16. I lost my ancestor ! Love you till I go six feet mum. RIP”
An official statement was not made, therefore the cause of death could not been identified.
After his post, lots of Nigerian entertainers and colleagues in the music industry and beyond have stormed the comment section to sympathize with him.
Seyi Vibez, started pursuing his passion in singing, by making covers to his favorite African songs at the time, before he abandoned a corporate career for a life behind the microphone.
His progression in the music scene as a lyrical juggernaut and a skilled vocalist has positioned him as one of the few leading singers in Nigeria promoting indigenous-language pop music.