Biography Intro: M.I is a Nigerian hip hop recording artist and record producer.
NAME: Jude Abaga M.I
DATE OF BIRTH: 4 October 1981EDUCATION:He attended Baptist High School, Jos where his mother purchased basic music notations and later, a 7-key mini piano which launched him into the music world. Jude has two brothers, Jesse Jagz who is also in the Nigerian and African music scene, and Jason Abaga.
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: 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.
HONORS AND AWARDS: won Several Awards including the MTV Africa Music Awards 2009 and was Nominated for BET 2010 Awards for the Best International Act Category. He rose to prominence in 2006, when his song “Crowd Mentality” became popular in his hometown Jos. He is signed to Chocolate City music label.