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AML 122: Lawyer for One of R. Kelly’s Alleged Victims Speaks + Redesigning an Entertainment Industry that Protects Women | Entertainment Law Roundtable

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On the 122nd episode of The Africa Music Law Podcast show, Lydia Agu of New York-based The Agu Firm, and the attorney for Faith Rodgers, an alleged sexual abuse victim of R.Kelly’s, discusses ‘Surviving R.Kelly,’ the neglected cases of sexual abuse of women in the entertainment industry, and redesigning an industry where abuse is prevented and black victims are heard. …

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AML121: Mavin Records Multi-Million Dollar Deal with Kupanda, Artist Label Exits & More | Entertainment Law Roundtable

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In the 121st episode of the Africa Music Law show, entertainment law roundtable guests discuss the latest multi-million dollar deal partnership between Mavin Records and Kupanda Holdings, Nigerian artists Ycee, and Reekado Banks leaving their record labels, and the infamous scoff between Davido and Kizz Daniel’s ex-manager. This is part two of a three-part entertainment law roundtable series focused on …

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AML120: Entertainment Law Roundtable 2019 – Tekno, Jeff Bezos, XXXTentacion & More!

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As Africa’s entertainment industry continues to evolve, and command a  stronger presence in the United States, Ms. Uduak, a Fashion and Entertainment lawyer, publisher, producer and host of The Africa Music Law Show, turns to a few leading Nigerian-American entertainment lawyers/business minds for their observations  about industry trends, controversies, and legal disputes, including those they are driving. The entertainment law …

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Top 10 African Dance Styles That Went Viral in 2018

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Can you copyright dance moves? The foregoing question was one the 2 Milly vs. Fornite lawsuit brought to the forefront in an American federal court. While that case raised issues about copyright protection for choreographic works, African dance creators created dance moves that went viral, globally. Here are the top 10 African dance styles that went viral in 2018 compiled …

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Top 5 Nigerian Artists to Watch in 2019

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The Nigerian music industry has moved from the novelty of international collaborations with artists, awards, touring, and making the cut on coveted lists, to confidently taking a seat at the global music table knowing it belongs there. The question becomes, what exactly are its stakeholders negotiating now that they have a seat at the global music table? Do they know …