The National Society of Ghana Music Producers Holds Copyright Workshop

The National Society of Ghana Music Producers held its Copyright workshop this past July. Read all about Ghana’s Copyright Laws here. I will tell you guys one thing, Ghana’s copyright statute is nice and easy to read, I love it. It also shares so much similarities with US copyright law and offers certain protections that …

May7ven Signs Music Deal with Skata Records Entertainment UK – Record Label Agreements

Nigerian Entertainment Today (NET) reports  May7ven, British-Nigerian songstress, allegedly just inked a record label deal with Skata Records Entertainment (SRE). Who is SRE? I have never heard of them so I do not know. However, who they are is not per se relevant to you. What is relevant to you is, as an artist or …

NBC Bans D’Banj-Don Jazzy “Big Yansh” Oliver Twist Song, Let’s Have a Debate About Use of the Word “Yansh”

Do you all know how much I was told that I was a very beautiful girl, growing up in Nigeria, but what I lacked was a “big yansh” and a “thick plump” figure  to be considered truly desired girl by boys and ultimately men? Don’t ask me why people even thought to say that to …

D’Banj Says, Promoters Get A Manual on How to Promote Events If You Will Book Me #Promoter Agreements

Over the years, I have had numerous persons contact my office (here in the USA) to potentially pursue legal action in Artist-Promoter event gone very bad situations. I also know, as one who has attended my fair of Nigerian and other African organized events, that there is a serious problem with event organization in the …

Africa Legal Drama: Colosal Entertainment Sues Soul E for Breach of Contract, Wins ₦160million

I have covered what happens when an artist terminates a contract with a label and what was at stake when Kel left Capital Hill in September 2010. That situation was amicable. This time, the situation is not so amicable. Artist Soul E signed to Colosal Entertainment attempted to walk out on his label. The label sued …