Nigerian rapper and Chief Executive Officer of Chocolate City, MI Abaga has revealed his intention to venture into the nation’s movie industry popularly known as Nollywood.
His fellow rappers like Falz, Reminisce, Ill Bliss and Phyno are a few of those who have turned to Nollywood in recent time, with each of them starring in blockbuster movies.
Ill Bliss and Reminisce played major roles in Kemi Adetiba’s ‘King of Boys’ while Phyno featured as Pete Edochie’s on-screen son in ‘Lionheart’, a movie directed by Genevieve Nnaji.
Falz, on the other hand has appeared in the award-winning ‘Jenifa’s Diary’ and also in the box office hit, ‘Chief Daddy’.
Announcing his bid to join his peers in Nollywood on Tuesday, MI wrote on his Instagram page: “Boss mode activated this 2019. One of my goals this year that I’m gonna share… is I’m going to produce a movie. Okay now it’s out there!!! No going back.”
The hip hop star, who has released several albums recently featured in a ferocious cypher which was sponsored by Martell. It featured the top rappers on the roster of Chocolate City like Loose Kanyon, AQ and Blaqbonez.