A Queen on Her Hustle: Muna Abii

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Introduced to the music scene as babyrella, The 2007 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria stole the heart of Hip-Hop by becoming a class act. With a debut album that relayed her transition from beauty queen to Hip-Hop rap artist, making her the first of her kind.muna2

Munachi Abii popularly known as Muna, has since become one of the most respected female MCs in the Hip-Hop community in Nigeria. Her journey from pageantry has now led her on to becoming a screen goddess with her own fashion TV show. Recently released is her first magazine cover for the year on Ghoste Magazine shot by Paul Ukonu.

In the editorial the ex-beauty queen hints at a comeback to take her seat in Hip-Hop and she also touches on her on-again off-again weight issues. She hopes to inspire women like herself with her fitness journey while still going back to her first love, music.muna5

Muna pushes boundaries with her cover feature by approving the un-retouched photos, which show her full figure and the appearance of  “cellulite”. The aim according Muna, is to push for personal acceptability beyond societal definitions of what is sexy or not and helping her fans embrace self love while still acknowledging the importance of being healthy.

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With hints about her upcoming projects for the year, Muna reminds us; she is a Goddess and a hustler.

Catch her recently released viral track where she reminds you, why she’s your favorite MC of all time-MUNA