Interviews, Podcast

AML 007: The Business of Concert Promotions in Africa’s Music Industry with Cos Canino, UDR CEO


The CEO of Underdarock Entertainment and successful New York based Concert Promoter, Cos Canino, joins Ms. Uduak for a chat on The Business of Concert Promotions in Africa’s Music Industry.Cos Canino shares how he met and worked with Aliyah and her A&R team in the UK as part of his hip-hop/R &B group. The two also discuss the problems with concert promotions for African artists performing in the USA, Efe Omoregbe’s flopped concert at LIVE Nation venues where IROKO’s Jason Njoku claims he lost $90,000.00, The United Sounds of Africa USA Tour, industry best practices, tips for artists and much more. The show also spotlights the work of artist Duncan Daniels.

Show Info./Notes

Credit: Written, Produced & Edited by Uduak Oduok, Esq.
AML Theme Song 1 ‘Delight’: Nigerian-American Producer Kid Konnect
AML Theme Song 2 ‘Africans Modern Mix’: American Producer John Keller
Artist spotlight: Duncan Daniels (New York based Nigerian-American Artist, Producer & Music Engineer)
Special Guest: Cos Canino | CEO Underdarock Entertainment, UDR Radio, NEA Awards Co-Founder

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Credited for several firsts in the fashion and entertainment industry, Uduak Oduok (Ms. Uduak) is a fashion and entertainment lawyer, speaker, visionary, gamechanger, trailblazer, and recognized thought leader, for her work on Africa’s emerging global fashion and entertainment markets, and the niche practice of fashion law in the United States. She is also the founder of ‘Africa Music Law,’ an industry go-to music business and law blog and podcast show empowering African artists. Her work in the creative and legal industries has earned her numerous awards and recognitions, including an award from the American University Washington College of Law for her “legal impact in the field of intellectual property in Africa." She has also taught as an Adjunct Professor at several institutions in the United States. For more information, visit her at

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