Nigerian rapper and producer, Jude Abaga, fondly referred to as M.I Abaga, has defined that leaving Chocolate Metropolis was borne out of his need to do a brand new factor musically.
M.I Abaga who spent about 13 years with Chocolate Metropolis, instructed Channels TV, that the document label remains to be a part of his household.
In accordance with him, the connection he has with Chocolate Metropolis remains to be intact, including that he wished to maintain the information of his exit on a low.
He defined: “Nothing occurred to the connection [with Chocolate City]. We’re household for all times.
The producer mentioned: “Chocolate Metropolis is household. It’s time for me to do a brand new factor musically. Typically, I’ve had a no-press coverage on this difficulty. The reason being that I don’t need my phrases to be twisted. I’m cautious who I reply.”
The Chairman crooner additional acknowledged that he’s grateful to Chocolate Metropolis for all he achieved throughout his time with them.
“After a while, it is time to do a new thing and I am grateful for everything that was,” the songwriter added. “I think right now, it is time for incredible music and for MI to move.”
Additionally, he claimed that individuals hardly respect contracts and establishments in Nigeria, lamenting that those that look after musicians will not be rightly recognised within the nation.
He acknowledged: “If there’s one different factor I might say, it’s that Nigeria is a really arduous nation for anyone that cares about musicians to be in.
“As a result of on the finish of the day, whenever you actually give it some thought, the Banky W’s are leaving the music enterprise. These are those who have nurtured artistes.”
He, nonetheless, expressed satisfaction that he has been in a position to make impression within the leisure trade, saying he’s very happy with his legacy at Chocolate Metropolis.
M.I Abaga defined that he was in a position to pull out many producers who have been doing nothing, admonishing these within the leisure sector to be kinder to individuals making an attempt to make issues occur within the trade.
“I know how many parents I spoke to when their kids were sixteen or seventh years old,” M.I famous.
Persevering with, he mentioned: “I am very proud of that. We need to be kinder to people that are trying to do good in our industry.”