Africa Music Law (AML) #OccupyNigeria Music Industry seeks to chronicle the thoughts, conduct (good or bad) and activities that Nigeria’s music industry professionals engage in during these OccupyNigeria movement. Consistent with the music focus on AML, The industry cares and those who are stepping up and doing something should be recognized. Hopefully it inspires many of you, irrespective of your positions on the removal of fuel subsidy, to get in the game by making a difference in your own corner and your own way. Please follow me at @uduaklaw or @africamusiclaw or just tweet at me if you are industry folk so I can take a look at what you are doing or saying for potential feature.*****
Nigerians in New York City gathered in solidarity at the United Nations headquarters on January 14th 2012 to Protest the recent removal of fuel subsidy in Nigeria, a move made by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan. This motion by the Nigerian government has been greatly opposed by the masses, as it causes a massive inflation to the general livelihood of the average Nigerian who makes about $2 or less per day. Some notable New York based Nigerian’s were present to show their support for the movement. Coscanino of Underdarock and N.E.A, Nigerian Entertainer and E.M.E record label exec Banky W and Interscope Record producer Duncan Daniels were a few of the many notable Nigerians present at the protest. The event also received media coverage from Amebor.com, Undertherock.com, Access Nollywood and Culture Shock Nigerians to name a few. follow the movement on twitter #occupynigeria.
Music credits: My Head Oh (E Go Better) – Duncan Daniels
Filmed and edited by Duncan Daniels
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