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About M.I Abaga
M.I Abaga, also known as Jude Abaga, is a Nigerian rapper, record producer, and songwriter. He was born on October 4, 1981, in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. Abaga started his music career in 2006, and since then, he has become one of the most successful rappers in Nigeria.
Abaga is known for his unique rap style, which blends African rhythms and Western hip-hop. His music is often socially conscious, tackling subjects such as corruption, poverty, and social injustice. Abaga's lyrics are also known for their depth and complexity, often drawing on his personal experiences and struggles.
Abaga's debut album, "Talk About It," was released in 2008 and received critical acclaim. The album featured hit singles such as "Safe" and "Undisputed." Abaga's second album, "MI 2: The Movie," was released in 2010 and featured collaborations with several Nigerian artists, including Wizkid, 2face Idibia, and Flavour N'abania.
Abaga's third album, "The Chairman," was released in 2014 and showcased his growth as an artist. The album featured collaborations with international artists such as French Montana and Sarkodie. Abaga's fourth album, "Yxng Dxnzl," was released in 2018 and was praised for its introspective and personal nature.
In addition to his music career, Abaga is also known for his work as a judge on the Nigerian version of the TV show "The Voice." He has also been involved in various social and political causes, including advocating for better treatment of Nigerian artists and speaking out against corruption in the Nigerian government.
Abaga's impact on Nigerian music cannot be overstated. He has inspired and influenced countless artists in Nigeria and beyond, and his music has helped to shape the sound of contemporary African hip-hop. As he continues to release new music and advocate for social change, Abaga remains a vital and important figure in Nigerian music.