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@CassperNyovest on NY’s Breakfast Club: Talks Kanye West stealing his stage show, growth of South African hip-hop & more

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Nigerian artists are making a push for the global music scene with the Nigerian Afro-pop sound aka “Afrobeats”. However, they are not the only ones demanding a seat at the global music table. South African artists have been right on their heels and have specifically carved a niche with their brand of South African hip-hop music that is getting the country noticed in a more positive manner. Watch one of the leading artists in that space, Cassper Nyovest, break it down on the hip-hop movement in South Africa, among other things.

Cassper Nyovest discusses:

  • The rise of South African hip-hop
  • The disrespect local artists received when American artists performed in South Africa
  • Self-funding his projects
  • The challenge and why it is hard for African artists to breakthrough American mainstream
  • The rise of Afrobeats
  • Payola
  • Being a celebrity
  • His music and more

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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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