Looks like M.I Abaga walked into the studio and will likely jump on stage before walking down the aisle. Off the back of announcing his impending marriage to longtime lover, Eniola Mafe, the Veteran rapper has announced new music for his fans, Via on his Official Twitter account @MI_Abaga, on April 5, 2022.
The self-acclaimed “Daddy of African rap“‘ via the tweet, posited that his forthcoming album and eleventh studio project will be one of the best not just in his career but in African music history. Claiming the album might win a Grammy.
That might seem like a lofty claim as global superstar Wizkid’s ‘Made in Lagos‘ album just lost two grammy nominations on Sunday night. Abaga would have to do a whole lot if he is serious about bagging that shiny Gramophone plaque for African rap.
Nevertheless, the album that was apparently halted by the wedding plans will be titled ”The Guy,’ MI had announced on rapper, Ikechukwu’s podcast. You can read the announcement Tweet below.
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And now that that is all over… music coming soon.
Now I can focus so I release this album properly.. because it is a classic. Might win a Grammy..
I appreciate your patience ♥️🙏🏾
— The Guy (@MI_Abaga) April 5, 2022