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 …

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, …

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 …

AML 139: Beyonce’s ‘Black is King’: Merch & Music Royalties for the African Artist

A panel of industry insiders break down Beyonce’s Black is King (BIK) musical and visual album from the angle of the business of African fashion, music, and artist royalties. (Edited version) Guests Elfonnie Anusionwu: Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Style Rave, one of the fastest-growing lifestyle and fashion platforms in the Diaspora. Eji Benson: Creative entrepreneur …

@NYPost Please Correct your Misleading Headline Stating a “Beyonce-Endorsed Burna Boy Makes Afrobeat go International”

New York Post please correct this completely misleading and factually inaccurate headline by your writer Chuck Arnold. In addition, at a minimum, you should require your writers to conduct due diligence when it comes to writing about Africa’s music markets and its industry professionals. Supervising editors should also have a working knowledge of the genre …