Veteran Nigerian musician Sky B has reportedly died from a heart attack, JiveNaija.com has learned.
According to reports on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, the rapper was found unconscious at his residence in Owerri, Imo State.
Sources say he was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre where he was pronounced dead.
Sky B, who suffered cardiac arrest, was the rave of 2007 with hit songs like I’m Calling, You Promised Not To Go, Pray For Me and Here I Am.
Just a year ago, he had a brush with death after he was said to have been involved in a ghastly car accident that almost claimed his life.
Following news of his demise, Nigerians who are familiar with the rapper have taken to social media to pay tribute to the icon.
my Bebe you're the one…….
you're the one am calling…….
am calling Bebe am calling….
I still love you………………………….. 💔 💔 💔
Forever A Legend Sky B 😢 pic.twitter.com/QSrxGlxVxJ
— 🇳🇬 Royal-Tee 🇨🇦 (@ObajemuJnr) 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
Nigerian rapper, Sky B has been pronounced dead at the Federal Medical Centre, Owerri after suffering a heart attack.
— CoalCityConnect (@Coal_City) October 8, 2019
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