Veteran singer, rapper and hit maker, Sky B, has been reported dead after suffering a heart attack in Owerri, Imo state.
It is believed that the veteran singer died on Tuesday at the Federal Medical Center in the state after he was found lying unconscious in his home.
The talented artiste is renowned for his 2007 hit song “I’m Calling” and other tracks which made waves at around the same time, songs like “You Promised Not To Go“, “Pray For Me“, and “Here I Am” were also banging then.
News of Sky B’s death came less than a two weeks after Omeofa Oghene, reggae singer better known as Mad Melon, under the music group ‘Danfo Driver’, passed away in a Lagos hospital.
See tributes from Twitter users:
Rest in Peace Sky B.
You had one of the most interesting music careers ever in Nigeria.
Peace to the fallen. pic.twitter.com/y5npE1C7NU
— Joey Akan (@JoeyAkan) October 8, 2019
"My Bebe, my bebe you're the one.
You're the one I'm calling, I'm calling baby I'm calling, I'm calling yee ma bebe."
You took over the Music Industry without Radio Hype,TV, or bloggers.
May your gentle Soul rest in the lord.😢
RIP Sky B!pic.twitter.com/HZFCxTWjkr
— Anambra 1st son💭 (@UchePOkoye) October 8, 2019
Rest In Peace Sky B 🕯…. one of the Niger Delta GREATS!!!
— Payper Corleone (@PayperCorleone) October 8, 2019
The last time I saw him, he performed in Port Harcourt, same stage as Davido he looked super Healthy 😢😢 now he is Dead? Rest In Peace Sky B
Every Bus in Port Harcourt had big speakers in their buses B/cos of Sky B’s hit song Am calling to attract students to choose their bus pic.twitter.com/kUf70s2Kw1
— Suzzette (@queensuzzette) October 8, 2019
Port Harcourt rapper – Sky B has been confirmed dead in Owerri, Imo State.
He is said to have died from a heart attack.
May his soul R.I.P pic.twitter.com/GtT3u2FbOi
— Amazing Port Harcourt City (@DirectPHC) October 8, 2019