Artist Health, Music Business

Why Davido’s Termination of Lil’ Frosh’s Contract for Domestic Violence is a Powerful and Positive Change for Nigerian Society

On October 5, 2020, news story broke that Sanni Goriola Wasiu aka Lil’ Frosh, an artist signed with Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) record label, had allegedly assaulted and battered his girlfriend, Gift Camille, to the point where she had to be hospitalized. On October 6, 2020, the very next day after the media broke the …

Law & Policy, Music Business

#EndSARS Protests and Your Legal Rights if Arrested While Protesting in Nigeria

If you are a Nigerian living abroad or friends of Nigeria, this video from the #EndSARS London protest captures the ongoing nationwide protests against policy brutality across Nigeria. Sars stands for the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. If you are in Nigeria here is What You Should Know if Arrested While Protesting Chapter IV, Sections 39 and …

Music Business, Podcast

AML142: The Business of Music in North Africa

Too often, there is much discussion about Africa and its exploding music industry, with the exception of North Africa. The 142nd episode of The Africa Music Law Show begins to put a stop to that with its first-ever AML Middle East/North Africa Music Business Roundtable. Hosted by Ms. Uduak, producer of the show, and along …

Music Business, Podcast

AML 141: Meet Camille Storm, Founder of C&C Distro, a Kenyan Music Distribution Company

Angela “Camille Storm” Kariuki, (Guest) is the founder of Camille & Co. Distro, a distribution company that brings an efficient digital music distribution and marketing platform to emerging and established artists in Africa. C&C Distro is partnered with some of the major digital stores internationally including Apple Music, Spotify, Deezer, Audiomack, Tidal, Youtube Music, and more. Through its active international partnerships, …

Music Business, Podcast

AML 140: Abiola Oke & Richelieu Dennis Sexual Harassment Claims: Lessons for Employers & Executives

A few months ago, the African Diaspora’s business and entertainment communities were rocked when Black women at Okay Africa and Essence Magazine accused the CEOs, Abiola Oke and Richelieu Dennis, respectively, of inappropriate behavior, and labor and employment law violations including sexual harassment. The allegations were extensive and went viral, forcing both CEOs to resign …