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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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AML 114: Is Tekno’s ‘Jogodo’ a Copyright Infringement of Danfo Drivers’ ‘Kpolongo’?

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We’ve seen this script before. A recording artist releases music. It’s very successful and before we know it, another recording artist steps forward and says, “hey, you stole my music. You used my work without compensation and my consent.” What’s interesting, however, is how blatant these alleged infringements, if true, are getting these days, especially by popular recording artists. On the 114th …

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AML 113: (Exclusive) Technologist Ade Olufeko on the Future of Music Technology in Nigeria & Africa’s Music Industry

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Ade Olufeko joins Ms. Uduak on the 113th episode of The Africa Music Law Show to discuss the future of music technology in Nigeria’s music industry. “Ade Abayomi Olufeko, a product of the pre-dot-com era is an American trained technologist, commercial designer and international curator of Ijebu descent. The intersection of his expertise in different domains led to the 2007 formation of …

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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 …