Monday, February 4, 2013
MI Abaga set to release new single, will also speak at Harvard University
After a 3 year self- imposed hiatus due to business purposes, multiple award winning rapper M.I will on February 21, drop the first single off his upcoming album which is slated for a June release.
On the 10th of February, the rapper is also slated to speak at the African Leadership conference at the prestigious Harvard University alongside Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
Since his record- breaking album MI:2, MI has been appointed Vice-President for Music at Chocolate City, founded Loopy Music, been appointed an active UN ambassador for the Smuggling of Migrants and has featured in no less than seven music hits. “I don’t have any other information except that it’s going to be beyond anyone’s imagination,” MI said in reply to a question. “Everyone just has to wait a few days for the unveiling to begin,” he added with a smile. Feelers from his office suggest that the rapper and label Chocolate City are pulling out all the stops for M.I’s upcoming album.
The rapper is believed to have scored some of the biggest international collaborations and is set to once again raise the bar as he takes the top seat in Africa’s rap game. MI whose second album MI: 2 broke records online and off the shelves was listed on Billboard as one of the top sounds in 2010. The MTV award winner and BET nominee is credited as the force that forever changed the rap game in Nigeria, transforming the genre into a commercially viable enterprise.