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AML 103: Is Wizkid Playing Games or Does he Really have a Health Issue?

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This week, we have had recent health scares in the entertainment industry from Nigeria to America. In the U.S., Lil Wayne had multiple seizures that forced him to cancel his concerts, and R&B Singer Tweet was hospitalized for blood clots found in her lungs and right arm. On the Nigeria end, Nollywood actor Sadiq Daba advised the public that he …

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AML 101: Who is the Better Artist: Davido or Wizkid? (Podcast)

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[spp-player]On the 101 episode of The Africa Music Law Show, Ms. Uduak, host, and producer, discusses the rivalry between Davido and Wizkid, and shares who she believes is the better artist. The podcast episode is a response to a demand by AML fans for her view on the topic. Enjoy and if you have a particular topic you would like her …

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AML 100: Celebrating 100 Podcast Episodes of The Africa Music Law Show

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Ms. Uduak, host and producer, celebrates 100 podcast episodes of The Africa Music Law Show on the 100th episode. She reflects on the genesis of the show, the most popular podcasts, and shares shoutouts from listeners. Enjoy! About Ms. Uduak Uduak Oduok (Ms. Uduak), the founder of Africa Music Law, is a Partner and Co-Founder of Ebitu Law Group, P.C. …

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AML099: How to Avoid Shady Promoters – The Dammy Krane Case Study

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This week was a legal hailstorm in the African entertainment industry after Miami police arrested Nigerian pop singer Dammy Krane and his co-defendant Chukwuebuka Gabriel Ilonchowu (“Ebuka”), an alleged U.S. promoter who allegedly hired Krane’s services to perform in the United States, for alleged grand theft, credit card, and identity fraud charges. While Dammy Krane has since been released, there …

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AML 098: Did #PiaMia really steal #Phyno’s song “I’m a Fan” or is it the other way around?

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The internet has been ablaze, all day, with the accusation that American singer Pia Mia stole Nigerian rapper Phyno’s song titled “I am a fan.” The specific media house leading with this story is Nigerian media house TheNet.ng. Since TheNet.ng published this story, it has gone viral and Nigerians have heaped insults and abuse on Pia Mia, calling her a thief. …