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AML 112: Coachella 2018: 3 real reasons Wizkid cancelled performance

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On the 112th episode of The Africa Music Law Show, Ms. Uduak, host and producer, discusses the three real reasons she believes one of Nigeria/Africa’s biggest pop acts failed to show to perform at the prestigious Coachella Music Festival on April 14, 2018. Listen and share. Preview The facts Reason #1 – Poor Planning Reason #2 – High Cost of …

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AML 111: (Exclusive) Emma Ugolee Pt. 2: Dealing with kidney failure, dialysis, & finding hope

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In the 111th episode of The Africa Music Law Show with Ms. Uduak, media personality and entertainment industry veteran, Emma Ugolee, gets deeply personal with discussing work-life balance in the entertainment industry. Specifically, he discusses how he discovered he had kidney failure, the symptoms, the diagnosis, dealing with the disease through dialysis, losing over 10 friends to the disease, his …

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AML 110: (Exclusive) Emma Ugolee on Payola in the Nigerian Music Industry and the talents, labels, executives and networks killing the ecosystem

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Long before there was a music video (MV) industry, video awards, countless MV countdown shows, and before MVs became a revenue source for labels and artists, Nigerian artists did not know how to use their MVs to promote their songs, neither did they have a platform to air them. One man, however, Emmanuel (Emma) Ugolee, a broadcast industry veteran, had …

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AML 109: 5 Big Trends Shaping the Nigerian Music Industry in 2018

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On the 109th episode of The Africa Music Law Show, Ms. Uduak, host and producer, discusses the 5 big trends shaping the Nigerian music industry in 2018, highlighting one trend in each key aspects of the music business value chain. Listen and share. Preview Artist-Management Publishing Distribution Live Events Lawsuits About Ms. Uduak Uduak Oduok (Ms. Uduak), the founder of …

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AML108: (Exclusive) Interview with Shei Funmi, Emerging Artist & Entertainment Industry Influencer

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Shei Funmi is one of the bravest individuals you will ever meet and/or talk to. A media and entertainment industry influencer who began enjoying global recognition and success in his late teens, even attracting American celebrity followers on social media such as Lady Gaga.  Shei Funmi has worked with top African and western entertainment, fashion, and creative brands. Prior to lending …

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AML 107: (Exclusive) Interview with Chude Jideonwo, Founder Joy Inc, Pt. 2 on Buhari, Nigeria’s Youths & Entertainment Industry

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The Africa Music Law Show with Ms. Uduak Episode 107 concludes a two-part interview series with Chude Jideonwo, the founder of Joy, Inc. (joyinc.xyz). Episode 107 picks up from episode 106 and delves into why Jideonwo helped convince, through his public relations company Red Media, Nigerian youths to vote for Buhari, why he later came to the conclusion that Buhari was …

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AML 106: (Exclusive) Interview with Chude Jideonwo, Founder Joy Inc., Pt. 1

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Chude Jideonwo is the founder of Joy, Inc. (joyinc.xyz), an American benefit corporation with a Nigerian subsidiary, which mainstreams the research and science on human flourishing and positive emotions to transform the culture and build a new generation focused on the greatest happiness for the greatest many. All of Joy, Inc.’s profits are invested in charities. Chude has been a Forbes …