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AML 011: Spinlet CMO Mark Redguard on The Future of Digital Music Distribution & Marketing in Africa


What Does the Future of Digital Music Distribution & Marketing Look Like in Africa?

Mark Redguard, an American Entertainment Lawyer turned Chief Marketing Officer of Spinlet, Africa’s Foremost Digital Music Distribution Company, and Chief Executive Officer of 960 Music Group, discusses the past, present and future of digital music distribution and music marketing in Africa with a focus on Nigeria.

“960 Music Group, headquartered in Lagos, is a Nigerian record company, content owner, and artist management firm focused on providing diverse audio and visual entertainment across Nigeria, Africa and the rest of the World. Current labels under 960 Music are Hypertek Digital (2Face), Aristokrat Records  and Spaghetti Records (Nigeria).”

Prior to Redguard’s move to Africa, he worked with many prominent American artists including Michael Jackson (RIP), Whitney Houston (RIP), Jennifer Lopez, Jazzy Jeff and Will Smith. Redguard also worked with top music record label brands such as Universal, EMI, Sony, Warner & VP Records.

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AFRICA MUSIC LAW™ (AML) is a pioneering music business and entertainment law blog and podcast show by Fashion and Entertainment Lawyer Ms. Uduak Oduok empowering the African artist and Africa's rapidly evolving entertainment industry through brilliant music business and entertainment law commentary and analysis, industry news, and exclusive interviews.

Credited for several firsts in the fashion and entertainment industry, Ms. Uduak is also a Partner and Co-Founder of Ebitu Law Group, P.C. where she handles her law firm’s intellectual property law, media, business, fashion, and entertainment law practice areas. She has litigated a wide variety of cases in California courts and handled a variety of entertainment deals for clients in the USA, Africa, and Asia.

Her work and contributions to the creative industry have been recognized by numerous organizations including the National Bar Association, The American University School of Law and featured in prestigious legal publications in the USA including ABA Journal and The California Lawyer Magazine. She is also an Adjunct Professor at the prestigious Academy of Arts University in San Francisco.
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