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AML 100: Celebrating 100 Podcast Episodes of The Africa Music Law Show

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Ms. Uduak, host and producer, celebrates 100 podcast episodes of The Africa Music Law Show on the 100th episode. She reflects on the genesis of the show, the most popular podcasts, and shares shoutouts from listeners. Enjoy! About Ms. Uduak Uduak Oduok (Ms. Uduak), the founder of Africa Music Law, is a Partner and Co-Founder of Ebitu Law Group, P.C. …

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AML099: How to Avoid Shady Promoters – The Dammy Krane Case Study

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This week was a legal hailstorm in the African entertainment industry after Miami police arrested Nigerian pop singer Dammy Krane and his co-defendant Chukwuebuka Gabriel Ilonchowu (“Ebuka”), an alleged U.S. promoter who allegedly hired Krane’s services to perform in the United States, for alleged grand theft, credit card, and identity fraud charges. While Dammy Krane has since been released, there …

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Afrobeats goes global at MIDEM 2017: Watch Adesope, Banky W, Ropo Akin, Michael Ugwu, & Godwin Tom discuss Nigeria’s music business

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Afrobeat goes global at MIDEM 2017: Watch Adesope, Banky W, Ropo Akin, Michael Ugwu, & Godwin Tom discuss Nigeria’s music business. The panel discusses Afrobeats and African music, the growth, and impact it has had worldwide. The opportunities that exist within this genre of music. Afrobeats is the new hip hop and not just a fad not going anywhere. See the …

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Wizkid’s radio interview skills in the U.S. is just bad, he needs to stop “obviously smoking a ton of weed” and step it up

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Sony/RCA artist Nigerian pop star Wizkid has been doing the promo and appearance rounds with radio stations in the United States. And so far, his interview skills are just extremely bad. In the United Kingdom, his interview skills were bad but they have taken a turn for the worse in the States. RCA reps reading this, you need to invest …

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Dammy Krane: Singer released from jail on $7,500 bail

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Nigerian pop singer Dammy Krane who was arrested on June 2nd, 2017, on theft and fraud charges has been released from jail on a $7,500 bail. The court updated information regarding his Nebbia hearing of June 6, 2017, shows the following: Dammy Krane appeared in court with his previously assigned attorney, Fan Li, who is a public defender i.e. a …

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Exclusive: Read Dammy Krane and U.S. Promoter Ebuka’s Criminal Complaint/Arrest Affidavit for Alleged Theft & Fraud Crimes

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AML has obtained a copy of the Complaint/Arrest Affidavit for Nigerian pop singer Dammy Krane and his co-defendant Chukwuebuka Gabriel Ilonchowu (“Ebuka”), an alleged U.S. promoter who allegedly hired Krane’s services to perform in the United States. The complaint explains the details of how and why the two were arrested for the alleged crimes of grand theft, credit card, and …