Nigerian music executive, Jude Abaga, professionally known as MI Abaga has apologized to those he ‘offended’ following yesterday’s tweet that caused widespread outrage.
The award-winning rapper was seen on Twitter diplomatically supporting South African Rapper AKA, saying other artists calling him out were misinterpreting AKA.
You can see the tweet below:
Also.. I can speak honestly in saying my bro @akaworldwide loves Nigeria.. taken out of context his tweets can be misinterpreted.. however he loves and respects Naija!!!
— Yung denzL (@MI_Abaga) September 3, 2019
MI was condemned by Nigerians including backlashes from his industry colleagues like BurnaBoy and fellow rapper, Vector. The rapper has, however, come out to apologize, adding that a lasting solution became pertinent.
” To everyone I offended yesterday I apologise.. It is always the right time for healing,” he said. I hope we can begin to listen to each other and discuss real lasting solutions,” he added.
To everyone I offended yesterday I apologise..
It is always the right time for healing..
I hope we can begin to listen to each other and discuss real lasting solutions. I know I will..
— Yung denzL (@MI_Abaga) September 4, 2019