- Nigerian rapper, Jude Abaga, popularly known as MI, recently announced his exit from his record label of 13 years, Chocolate City
- In a new interview with Channels TV, MI has now spoken on the reason behind him leaving Choc City
- The Anoti crooner said that it is time for him to do a new thing musically
There was a time when talented Nigerian rapper, MI Abaga, was known as one of the best rap artistes in the country. Well, time changes a lot of things and a lot have to be done to maintain relevance in this highly competitive entertainment industry.
MI Abaga was known to be under the Chocolate City management for so long that many even assumed that he was a partner in the company.
Well, MI was not and he recently took to his social media page to announce his exit from Chocolate City after being with them for 13 years.
The rapper did not elaborate much on the reason behind his exit but he made sure to explain that the parting ways was not on negative terms.
In a new interview with Channels TV, the Anoti crooner has spoken on the reason he left Chocolate City. According to MI, he remains family with Chocolate City for life.
He said: “Chocolate City is family. It is time for me to do a new thing musically. Generally, I have had a no-press policy on this issue. The reason is that I don’t want my words to be twisted. I am careful who I answer.”
MI also said he left the label because he feels it is time for his music to take a new direction but that he is grateful for everything.
He said: “After a while, it is time to do a new thing and I am grateful for everything that was, I think right now, it is time for incredible music and for MI to move.”
See the video of the interview below:
Recall that the Mr Incredible took to social media via his Instagram page to share the news of him leaving his record label, Chocolate City.
Legit.ng reported that MI said despite spending 13 years at Chocolate City, it is time for him to finally let go and move on to something new.
He wrote: “I had a dream that CBN would be the greatest group the world had ever seen.. it was on me... and today I announce my decision to finally let go and move on to something new! Thank you for your support and love for 13 years…and if your still with me!! Let’s go.”
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