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M.I. Abaga, DJ Jimmy Jatt & More Discuss The History And Evolution Of Nigerian Hip Hop.

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M.I. Abaga, DJ Jimmy Jatt & More Discuss The History And Evolution Of Nigerian Hip Hop.

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Watch part one of Hennessy’s ‘The Conversation.’

Hennessy remains committed to promoting hip hop music in Nigeria through events, rap cyphers and documentaries. For its latest entry into the country’s hip hop space. The cognac brand spoke to a few of Nigerian’s hip hop pioneers including DJ Jimmy Jatt, M.I. Abaga and vector to talk about their evolution and the history of hip hop in Nigeria. 

“I remember the first time I heard someone rap, I was in js 1, I was walking with a friend of mine and he was doing a Heavy D rap.” M.I. said before giving a quick rundown of some of his past endeavors. “I’ve done it all, I was a dancer at some point but I’ve just always loved music and rap seemed to be the thing that stuck.”

The documentary, dubbed The Conversation By Hennessy, also features commentaries from Loose Kaynon, CDQ, and Chuka Xavier Obi, who recently spoke to us about Burna Boy’s Twice As Tall Artwork

Watch Episode one of The Conversation below. 

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