AML 135: Artist Manager Bond Stanley Ebigbo on New Book, ‘Grounded Ways to the Music Business.’

Bond Stanley Ebigbo, (Guest) is the founder of Grounded Promotions and a seasoned artist manager responsible for guiding the professional careers of Nigeria’s leading artists including hip-hop artist Phyno. Ebigbo, for example, guided Phyno’s career from 0 to over 10 million combined fan base on social networks (Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Snapchat, etc.), world tours, local …

Kenya Music Industry Talks: Life After COVID, What do African Creatives Need to Weather the Impact?

Life after COVID – what do African creatives need to weather the impact of COVID-19 on the industry and their livelihoods? Kenya’s entertainment industry executives share their insights in this insightful discussion. Judy Ogana (Director of the GoDown Arts Centre), June Gachui (performing and recording artist, singer, songwriter, thespian, and intellectual property (IP) lawyer), Wilfred …

Nigerian Music Industry Talks: Opportunities for Young Lawyers in the Entertainment Industry

There have been diverse Nigerian Music Industry conversations on Instagram Live during this COVID19 lockdown have largely focused on other entertainment industry professional except lawyers. We also haven’t seen many focus on young lawyers in the entertainment industry, but Nigerian Entertainment Lawyer Akinyemi Ayinoluwa bucks this trend with a series titled, ‘Opportunities for Young Lawyers …

Nigerian Music Industry Talks: Teemanay, DJ Dee Money, Meaku

The Nigerian music industry talks during this COVID19 lockdown period are ongoing, rich and from diverse sources on Instagram and other Social Network platforms. In this curated lists, artists Teemanay, Meaku and DJ Dee Money share their experiences of breaking and working in the music business on the ‘Live with Cos’ Show. Emerging artist Teemanay …

Nigerian Music Industry Talks: Niyi Giggles, Gbenga Solitude, Dokta Frabz, Mathew Ohio

Nigeria’s music industry continues to have some excellent discussions about the business of music, it history and some of the key players on the continent and in the diaspora that helped pushed the industry to where it is today. Check out ‘Live with Cos’ Instragram discussions with industry veteran Niyi Giggles, event promoter and prouder …