M.I Abaga mourns Ethiopian musician, Hachalu Hundessa

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Rapper, M.I Abaga, has paid tribute to Ethiopian musician and activist, Hachalu Hundessa, who was shot dead while driving in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on Monday.

The 38-year-old the late musician as a leader, “a king and a truth speaker on Twitter on Friday.”

Hundessa’s songs called for greater rights for Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group, the Oromo, which earned him many enemies and led to his arrest.

The songwriter who died at 34, was buried on Friday.