One of Nigeria’s most successful rappers of all time, MI Abaga, has revealed some secrets abut himself. Jude was born in Jos, Plateau State.
His parents, Pastor and Mrs Abaga are from Takum, Taraba state, both of Jukun-Nigerian descent Famous rapper, MI Abaga, has revealed some of the emotional battles he has been dealing with as an entertainer.
The rapper who is considered by many to be one of Nigeria’s greatest hip hop stars of all time, took to his Instagram page to make the revelation this morning.
According to him, he is revealing this in the hope that it will free someone to share their fears too.
MI who recently dropped a new album ‘Yung Denzel’ first posted the photo below on Instagram.
He then wrote, ‘Daily.. I’m afraid of failure.. I’m afraid of abandonment.. I have battled with personal self esteem issues.. people are sometimes afraid until it becomes unbearable.
M.I began his music career when he returned to Nigeria in 2003.
Finding his place in an industry dominated by the likes of Modenine, Ruggedman and Eedris Abdulkareem, he quickly commenced the production of mixtapes with his friend Djinee.
This led to the critically acclaimed single “Safe”, (a song which he parodied popular Nigerian songs in its lyrics) which gathered impressive airplay by African radio and music video stations such as MTV Vibe.
The track also earned him awards at the Nigerian Music Video Awards, City People, N.E.A among others.