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AML097: Burna Boy U.S. Tour: 4 Mistakes Every Nigerian & African Promoter in America Should Avoid

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Controversial Nigerian recording artist Burna Boy is embroiled in a legal battle in New York courts over his alleged breach of a live performance agreement entered into with Vibesland Entertainment LLC, a company owned by Nigerian-American promoter Niyi Fatogun, for a U.S. tour. On the 97th episode of The Africa Music Law show, Ms. Uduak, host of the show, takes a …

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AML 093: Okafor’s Law: The 4 Mistakes Omoni Oboli made that got her in Copyright Infringement trouble #Nollywood

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It is currently the most talked about case in Nollywood (the third largest movie industry in the world). The case is Raconteur Productions v. Omoni Oboli, Dioni Visions & Film One Limited. The claim by the Plaintiff is that Omoni Oboli and the rest of the defendants infringed on the copyrights of Jude Idada, a Canada-based writer of Nigerian heritage, who allegedly …

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AML 090: Celebrity Divorce & Family Matters: Tonto Dikeh’s marriage crisis, Davido’s paternity mess (Podcast)

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The Africa Music Law Show returns with its first official podcast episode for 2017, its 90th episode where it takes on the Tonto Dikeh marriage crisis and Davido paternity mess. Joining Ms. Uduak, the host of the show, is Family Law Attorney Unwam Oduok who offers tips and tools to listeners on how to prevent and better handle such crisis …

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AML 083: #OneAfricaMusicFest — The Unstoppable Rise of Afrobeat Music in America

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On July 22nd, 2016, 15,000+ people mostly of African and Caribbean heritage gathered at The One Africa Music Fest, held at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, to make history. It was the first time that an African musical festival took place on such grand scale; and it comes on the heels of what is a resurgence of Afrobeat music (made popular by …

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AML 082: I Made You “Famous!” – Kanye West, Taylor Swift, Kim Kardashian & California’s “Eavesdropping” Laws (PC 632)

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This week, the internet exploded after Kim Kardashian released footage of a recorded conversation between Kanye West and Taylor Swift showing that Swift had approved West’s use of her name in his recent song ‘Famous.’ When West released the audio version ‘Famous’ in February 2016, Swift publicly distanced herself from the song, said she found the song offensive and misogynistic. …