Music Business, Podcast

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)


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 and fashion manufacturer. Eji’s portfolio of work includes Oprah, Serena Williams, Bill Blass, Vera Wang, Bibhu Mohapatra, Harrods, Saks, & Neimans.

Bond Stanley Ebigbo: Talent Manager & Author. Bond’s portfolio of work includes taking one of Africa’s biggest recording artists, Phyno, from ground zero to global recognition.

Uduak Oduok, (Host) founder of Africa Music Law, is a Partner and Co-Founder of Ebitu Law Group, P.C. where she handles her firm’s intellectual property law, media, business, fashion, and entertainment law practice areas. For almost two decades, as an attorney, she has litigated a wide variety of cases in California courts. She has also handled a variety of entertainment deals for clients in the USA, Africa and Asia including network television and licensing deals. Her work and contributions to the creative industry have been recognized by numerous organizations including the National Bar Association and featured in prestigious legal publications in the USA: ABA Journal and The California Lawyer Magazine. She can be reached via email ( or on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook with the @msuduak handle.

Where to Find Elfonnie Anusionwu

Instagram: @elfonnie

Where to Find Eji Benson

Instagram: @ejibenson

Where to Find Bond Ebigbo

Instagram: @bondgrounded

Where to Find Host Ms.Uduak


Facebook: @msuduak
Twitter: @msuduak
Instagram: @msuduak

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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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