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Diddy Promises to Visit Nigeria After Meeting with Wizkid, But Can he Stop with his Condescending Treatment of African Artists, Already?

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Diddy recently met with Wizkid, at Diddy’s mansion in Los Angeles and felt so ecstatic about the meeting, he just had to share the news on Instagram. On the Instagram video he posted on his page, the first thing we hear him say is: “Young Black King, Look at him. Fly. Touchdown came to see the God. You know what …

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Music Publishers Association of Nigeria Makes Urgent Request to NCC to Reverse COSON Suspension

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The Music Publishers Association of Nigeria (MPAN) makes an urgent appeal to the Nigerian Copyright Commission to reverse its decision to suspend The Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON). I agree that the NCC should reverse COSON’s suspension, at this point. However, I stress that it is imperative that a newly constituted COSON board is in place before or by the …

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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 …