Things to Know Before you Sign a Music Contract!

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As Nigeria’s (Naija) entertainment industry grows, we see it becoming sophisticated and talents and entertainment companies looking to the court system to resolve disputes. While Nigeria might not have a great criminal justice or civil law system, when it comes to commercial/contract disputes (a subset of Nigeria’s civil law system), we find that Nigeria’s legal system manages to work relatively …

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How To Network in the Music Industry

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Whether you are an emerging artist or a new label owner, networking is the name of the game. Who you know really does matter, regardless of what anyone says. Here are a few tips to begin building a rolodex of strong industry contacts. Know where to go to find your contacts: In the past, it would have been nearly impossible …

“How to Start Your Own Record Label”

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Today, it is not uncommon to see many independent record labels in Nigeria’s music industry. Depending on who you ask, this is a bad thing. In my view, this a good thing. From a few formidable labels like Kennis and Storm to more labels like Chocolate City, Alapomeji, Mo’Hits and Capital Hill, the emergence of this labels serves as a great economic stimulus, helps reduce unemployment rate …

5 Tips to Get Media Buzz for your Music!

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Nigeria’s music industry is growing in leaps and bounds. With the success of artists like D’Banj, M.I and P-Square, it’s almost like the industry is churning out new artistes everyday! In the sea of all these artists even with great music, it is becoming very hard to attract “media buzz” to help take your music to the next level? So, …