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Mad Melon Of The ‘Danfo Driver’ Fame Has Passed On

Felix Egbomuche

Felix Egbomuche

Mad Melon, one of the members of the defunct musical group, Danfo Drivers, has died after a battle with an undisclosed illness.

Mad Melon, whose real name was Omeofa Oghene, passed on in a Lagos hospital on Wednesday, September 25.

His death was confirmed by music icon, Daddy Showkey, on Instagram 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," a terrified Showkey said in the 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."

Mad Melon and his partner, Mountain Black, hit fame with their 2003 hit song, 'Danfo Driver.' They went on to build on that success by releasing three albums together and enjoyed massive success between 2003 and 2005.