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AML 081: Peter Okoye Threatens to Sue Brothers Paul & Jude Okoye, is he on the Verge of Completely Destroying the P-Square Brand?

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In this 81st episode of The Africa Music Law Show, host Ms. Uduak, along with her guest Unwam Oduok, address the latest dispute between the P-square brothers. Specifically, the question is whether Peter’s actions of threatening legal action against his brothers Paul and Jude Okoye, among other things, may result in completely destroying the brand. In case you are unaware …

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AML 080: Record Label Contracts — 7 Deadly Sins Every Nigerian & African Artist Must Avoid

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In the last few weeks, the public and media have been awash with news stories of ugly clashes between record labels and artists; as a result of record deals gone south. Examples include Chocolate City’s M.I Abaga versus Milli, Runtown versus EricMany Ltd., and Skales versus Baseline Records. In the 80th episode of The Africa Music Law Show, host Ms. …

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AML 076: ‘One Dance’ by Drake ft. Wizkid & Kyla | Royalty Payments for Featured Artists

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There were two simultaneous occurrences involving Nigerian recording artist, songwriter and performer Wizkid these past few weeks. The first was a social issue with far reaching implications, one that I addressed on AML and happen to be very passionate about. See AML’s ‘About Us’ page. The second occurrence is Wizkid’s collaboration with Canadian artist Drake in the song ‘One Dance’ …

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AML 067: Rape, Power & the Law: #Sugabelly v. Mustapha Audu, Time for New Rape Laws in Nigeria?

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Over the weekend, Sugabelly, a controversial Nigerian blogger, became the name on everyone’s lips when she took to twitter and her blog to share highly damaging information about Mustapha Audu, the son of a powerful and recently deceased political figure. Sugabelly claimed Audu raped her eight years ago when she was 17 years old. She also claimed he invited his …

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AML 059: What is Your Leadership Personality?

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Did you know that as a creative or executive, understanding your personality is critical to your success in the industry? When you understand your personality, you can improve relationships and most importantly get the results you want in the business of entertainment. For example, if you are an artist who understands your personality, you can select the artist manager, lawyer …