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Kiss Daniel v. G-Worldwide Entertainment: Why a 7-Year Recording Deal is Bad for an Artist & Label in Nigeria

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I discussed the issue of an injunction in the current dispute between Kiss Daniel v. G-Worldwide Entertainment. Click here for that discussion and also my disclaimer. This is part two and my conclusion of my discussion regarding this specific dispute. Here, there are two things I want to focus on. They are: The length of the contract i.e. seven years; …

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G-Worldwide Entertainment vs. Kiss Daniel: Why Daniel is Right that a Judge Never Issued an Injunction Against Him

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Okay, folks. Let’s get into this case that has gone viral within the Nigerian and African internet. I will take it in two parts. The second part I will share, in another post, will cover the substance/merits of the case including the seven-year contract. This post will address part one i.e. the issue of the alleged court injunction stopping Kiss …

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Meek Mill needs a change of strategy because his “Judge Genece E. Brinkley is a Villain” approach is simply not working

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AML people, by now many of you, have heard and read news stories about the Meek Mill criminal case in which he was recently sentenced to 2-4 years in prison as a result of an alleged violation of probation. In addition, you probably know his recent request for bail at the trial court level was denied, and so was his …

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“These Stories are True,” – Louis C.K. Takes FULL Responsibility for Sexual Harassment of 5 Women

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AML people, as you all know by now, it is open season in Hollywood as hundreds of women have come forward accusing powerful male executives of sexual harassment, and assault. The key poster child for this terrible behaviour by Hollywood’s elite has been former power executive Harvey Weinstein whose response to his accusers has just been awful. In addition, what …