Mish, Nigerian singer known for "Akwa Ibom Ayaya," dies at the age of 42

Mish, Nigerian singer known for “Akwa Ibom Ayaya,” dies at the age of 42

Mish, a Nigerian singer known for “Akwa Ibom Ayaya,” dies at the age of 42.

Michael Aniekeme Meshach, a Nigerian singer, better known by his stage name Mish, on February 14, 2024, sadly passed away.

On Thursday, February 15, a close family member confirmed this heartwarming news. Following a brief illness, Mish passed away in Abuja, leaving a legacy that many in the music business found meaningful. Mish, 42, is survived by his spouse and their two kids.

Mish, who is from Obot Okoh Mbiaobong in the Ibiono Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, achieved notoriety in 2011 when he released the hit song Akwa Ibom Ayaya, or “I Want To Go Home.” The song instantly went viral on social media.

Despite enjoying nationwide success with Akwa Ibom Ayaya, Mish seemingly retreated from the music scene, entering a period of musical hibernation in subsequent years. His absence from the spotlight prompted speculation among fans, but Mish’s impact on the industry remained undeniable.

The circumstances surrounding Mish’s passing remain undisclosed, leaving fans and the music community mourning the loss of a talented artist.

This sad news was shared by Mighty George, an X user.

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