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Industry Moves: Entertainment Lawyer Iredumare Earns Degree in Internet Law & Policy

Congratulations are in order for AML reader, subscriber, and fellow Entertainment Lawyer Iredumare Opeyemi who just earned a Masters of Law (LLM), from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. To earn his degree, Opeyemi studied, researched and delivered a term paper on e-commerce (electronic contracts and intermediary liability), intellectual property law, privacy, crime, and …

Music Business

Should Davido be Criminally Liable for Allegedly Arresting Women Who Claimed he Impregnated one of them?

Davido is back in the news and many of you have solicited my opinion on his latest shenanigans with respect to attempting to obtain justice for himself, in a situation he deemed he was falsely accused. Let’s examine his latest actions, shall we? The Facts Less than a week ago, two women took to social …

Artist Health, Music Business

Jesus is King: Is Kanye Really a Born Again Christian or is it just a Marketing Ploy to Sell his New Album?

Folks! You would have to be hiding under a rock not to know that Kanye West has declared himself a born again Christian, launched a new album called ‘Jesus is King,’ and has been actively promoting his album, and ‘Sunday Service’ worship events across the country through diverse marketing channels (radio, television, social networks, podcasts …

Music Business

How Diddy’s Revolt Music Summit ft. Candace Owens and T.I. Missed the Mark on the Black Agenda

Revolt TV Music Summit launched by Sean “Diddy” Combs, just wrapped up its Atlanta Music Summit held September 12.14, 2019. There were many speakers including T.I., Killer Mike, Candace Owens, Steven Pargett of Trap The Vote, Katrina Pierson, and Tamika D Mallory who participated on a panel on politics and pop culture in America. Ms. …

Music Business

The Deals, the Lawsuits, PR & More: Lupita Nyong’o’s Americanah, Davido & Chioma, Burna Boy, Mr. Eazi accused of copyright infringement etc.

There have been a lot happening in Africa’s creative industries and countries within the past few weeks. But here are the main headlines to know and my thoughts, just in case you have missed out. 1. Xenophobic Attacks in South Africa: Two weeks ago, local black South Africans unleashed violence against fellow African immigrants in …