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Jude 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. This led to the critically acclaimed single "Safe", (a song which he parodied popular Nigerian songs in its lyrics) which gathered impressive airplay by African radio and music video stations such as MTV Vibe. The track also earned him awards at the Nigerian Music Video Awards, City People, N.E.A among others.
The hype surrounding the release of Safe led to the critical acclaim given to his first studio album titled Let's Talk About It and was rated 8.5/10 by Oye Akideinde of 360nobs   The album gathered awards such as Musician of the Year (Modemen Awards in 2008), Best Hip Hop Artist (City People Awards).  His first mixtape was PYERIBOY. He later went on to bring out a sample mixtape titled: ILLEGAL MUSIC in 2009, in which he fully exploits his lyrical prowess.  The mixtape was followed by Illegal Music II which was released in 2012.
Illegal Music 3 - The Finale , M.I's latest work was released on February 29, 2016. The ten track mix tape was made available online for free gathering over 400,000 downloads in just three days.