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Celebrities Behaving Badly:Jim Iyke Heaps Verbal Assault on Linda Ikeji for Allegedly Sharing Picture of Eating Roasted Corn in Amsterdam???

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Am I the only one that observed the deafening silence on Linda Ikeji’s blog when it came to reporting on the story of the EME cancelled concert? Ikeji has always given the impression that anything goes on her blog. She is the queen of gossip. She has used this to defend herself when attacked. Yet, when the rubber really met …

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Advocacy: Don Jazzy, CEO Mavin Records, Donates 2Million Naira to Help Law Student Battling Cancer

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Last Friday, I did not share my “Happy Friday” salute. Your AML woman was super busy, had to work on the weekend, and had work on her mind. Plus, the drama in the industry was a bit much on the EME cancelled concert wasn’t it? But now . .  . let’s make it official people!!! HAPPY NEW AML ANNIVERSARY WEEK!!!!! …

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4 Costly Mistakes NOT to Make as a Promoter – California Promoter Apologizes for Angry Statements Over Wizkid Cancelled Concert, Issues Joint Statement

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Nigeria’s music industry is young. It really is. Mistakes will be made, it is inevitable. The question is at what price will those mistakes come? Today, August 17th, 2012  Wizkid was supposed to perform in California, along with Skales and Rotimi. On Monday August 13th, 2012, the Promoter of the event Eche-Enziga Emole, according to him, received  news from EME’s …

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Press Release: United Sounds of Africa Apologizes for Cancelled Tour – Now Muzik, Chocolate City Group, TuFace’s Hypertek Entertainment et. al

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Below is the press release I received today regarding the cancellation of the United Sounds of Africa Tour in Canada, Houston and Los Angeles. For my discussion on the cancellation, click here.  I respect the apology but it does not explain M.I Abaga’s non-appearance even if the company in the USA failed to deliver on its end of the bargain. …

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AML Exclusive: Promoter Eche-Enziga Emole Explains Why he is Angry Over EME’s Cancellation of the Wizkid California Concert

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I previously discussed the cancellation of EME Wizkid California concert which you can read here. As a follow up, I reached out to both parties with pretty much the exact same interview written questions below to share with you all. You can read the promoter’s view below. Eche/ Royal Entertainment’s View. I am yet to receive EME’s responses. AML: What …