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Exclusive: Nigeria’s Zinni Media Sues Floyd Mayweather for $2 Million (See Proposed Summons)

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It’s an all too common scenario that we’ve seen before. An American celebrity agrees to a live performance of some sorts (comedy, music, speaking engagement etc.) in Africa. He or she is compensated with an initial deposit fee or sometimes the entire amount. But, when the time comes to perform, the celebrity is nowhere to be found. The difference, however, is that …

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AML 115: BET Awards 2018, Davido’s Historic Win & the Impact on Nigeria & Africa’s Music Industry (PODCAST)

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Eight years after a continuous pattern and practice of giving Nigerian and African artists their awards backstage, BET finally does the right thing and allows African artists on the main stage at the 2018 Awards. On the 115th episode of The Africa Music Law Show, Ms. Uduak, host, and producer shares the journey towards the historic moment and its impact on Nigeria and …

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The Africa Music Law Show Makes iTunes Top Business Podcasts in Nigeria Alongside Peter Schiff & Gary Vaynerchuk

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Folks, I am excited to share the great news that The Africa Music Law Show is one of the top business podcasts shows in Nigeria! The show is actually listed as number three (3) on iTunes and shares the space with top podcasters such as Gary Vaynerchuk, and Peter Schiff. Thanks to AML listener and fellow podcaster Chi Odogwu for …

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Heartbreaking: D’Banj’s Son Dies in Tragic Pool Accident – Safety Tips & Wrongful Death Law 101 to Know

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On the night where Africa’s music industry should have been rejoicing for recording a major milestone for its achievement at The BET Awards, it was thrown into mourning with the loss of D’Banj’s one-year-old son, who died as a result of drowning in the family’s pool. The story, according to numerous media reports, goes like this: D’Banj arrived in Los …

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@MIDEM 2018: Africa, Black Coffee, Davido, Yemi Alade Make Top 40 Hashtags at Global Music Conference

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A panel of music industry influencers share their selections, and comment on the hottest and biggest trending topics that emerged from MIDEM 2018, including hashtags. Africa and its artists such as Davido, Yemi Alade, Black Coffee, and Seyi Shay made the top 40 trends/topics. Watch the video below. The Africa discussion begins at [7:00] mark. -Ms. Uduak