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AML 102: (Exclusive) Interview with Michael LeStat, President & CEO LeStat Media & Entertainment

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Michael LeStat, President & CEO of LeStat Media and Entertainment, is the special guest on the 102nd episode of The Africa Music Law Show (AML) with Ms. Uduak. Prior to launching LeStat, Michael worked as the marketing director for R-Wells Media and Advertising Co. Ltd. in Lagos, Nigeria, handling all aspects of television series production, and television and radio advertising. …

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The Bay Area embraces diversity of sounds: Nigeria’s Wizkid to perform in the Bay for the first time on Sept. 9th, 2017

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The Bay Area continues its influential music culture by embracing the diversity of sounds as Nigeria’s Wizkid plans an upcoming performance, for the first time, in the Bay. As all Bay Area natives reading this know, we have never been left out of the music revolution. In fact, often, we have spear headed the movement i.e. Grateful Dead, Sly & the …

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Nigeria’s Temple Management Partners with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation to Launch Temple Music Limited?

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Nigeria’s Temple Management Company announced last Friday its joint business relationship with Jay-Z’ Roc Nation to form ‘Temple Music Limited.’ Temple is barely a year old but has been strategically positioning itself, it appears, to corner a large market share of Nigeria’s music management business. Congratulations to Temple. You get to read their statement below but I know many of …

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Toni Okoroji Honored with ‘Pillar of Entertainment Award’

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Congratulations to COSON’s Toni Okoroji who was honored with an award at the popular annual City People Magazine award event. Read the full press statement by COSON: On Sunday, August 6, 2017, Nigeria’s glitterati came together to honour an icon of Nigerian entertainment, the indefatigable, unstoppable and celebrated former president of PMAN, CEO of TOPS Ltd and Chairman of the …

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Tiannah’s Empire: Watch all episodes of the fashion music reality tv show by Toyin Lawani

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Toyin Lawani launched her reality television show titled ‘Tiannah’s styling’ in April 2017, and it has been a hit. I shared Episodes 1 – 4 with you. Now you can watch the remaining episodes below: “Tiannah’s Empire Reality TV Show reveals the behind the scenes daily activities of Serial Entrepreneur and Fashion Mogul, Toyin Lawani, and how she juggles from …

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Burna Boy has a brand reputation problem and he needs to fix it – Pop star accused of song theft by Ghanaian artists

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Nigerian recording artist Burna Boy has a brand reputation problem and he, at this point, really needs to fix it. There is the saying that there is no such thing as “bad press,” so long as everyone is talking about you. That saying holds somewhat true if it doesn’t affect your pocketbook. But, if your pocketbook is affected, then you …

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Celebrities Behaving Badly: Harrysong mocks Kcee during Warri Mega Fiesta Concert

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Singer and songwriter Harrysong, as we all know, is in a bitter dispute with his former label, Five Star Music, over the recording contract relationship he entered into with the label a few years ago. Indeed, things have taken a turn for the worse because the label’s co-owner Kcee has sued Harrysong for an alleged “human rights violation”, whatever that …