What’s happening M.I? Why has the music suffered? Fan writes open letter to one of Africa’s hip-hop icons

One of the biggest challenges for artists in the music business is to stay consistent with producing good music. I believe that in Nigeria and most of Africa’s music industry, it is even more challenging to get artists to consistently put out music. It is why artists like Olamide (Nigeria) and Cassper Nyovest (South Africa), …

“For You to be Successful in America, You Need to be American” – M.I Abaga

M.I Abaga recently sat with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu for an interview in which he discussed his role at Chocolate City as an executive and artist. Abaga discussed his now defunct label Loopy Records, his view of the Nigerian music industry, which he believes has been inflated, NotJustOK’s rap list, expansion into South Africa and other African …

Celebrities Behaving Badly: “Keep My Name Out Your Mouth,” M.I Abaga Warns Journalist and Critic Osagie Alonge

Longtime blog readers have seen my writings and explicit discussions on M.I Abaga as an artist-entrepreneur simultaneously managing his now defunct label, Loopy, holding his position as President of Chocolate City and wearing other hats, including that of an artist. I didn’t think it was a good idea and felt it would affect and in …

Audu Maikori, Roc Nation & MI Abaga: AML Listener Speaks on Audu’s Appearance on The Africa Music Law Show with Ms. Uduak

I’ve received some feedback from many of you about my recent interview with Audu Maikori,  a Nigerian Entertainment Lawyer and C.E.O. of Chocolate City Group, a music and entertainment company with one of the leading records label in Nigeria. While the responses have all been great, this one by far is one of my favorites, …