AML 141: Meet Camille Storm, Founder of C&C Distro, a Kenyan Music Distribution Company

Angela “Camille Storm” Kariuki, (Guest) is the founder of Camille & Co. Distro, a distribution company that brings an efficient digital music distribution and marketing platform to emerging and established artists in Africa. C&C Distro is partnered with some of the major digital stores internationally including Apple Music, Spotify, Deezer, Audiomack, Tidal, Youtube Music, and more. Through its active international partnerships, …

AML 140: Abiola Oke & Richelieu Dennis Sexual Harassment Claims: Lessons for Employers & Executives

A few months ago, the African Diaspora’s business and entertainment communities were rocked when Black women at Okay Africa and Essence Magazine accused the CEOs, Abiola Oke and Richelieu Dennis, respectively, of inappropriate behavior, and labor and employment law violations including sexual harassment. The allegations were extensive and went viral, forcing both CEOs to resign …

AML 139: Beyonce’s ‘Black is King’: Merch & Music Royalties for the African Artist

A panel of industry insiders break down Beyonce’s Black is King (BIK) musical and visual album from the angle of the business of African fashion, music, and artist royalties. (Edited version) Guests Elfonnie Anusionwu: Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Style Rave, one of the fastest-growing lifestyle and fashion platforms in the Diaspora. Eji Benson: Creative entrepreneur …

AML 138: Meet Adesola Titilayo, the Woman Simplifying Royalties Collection for African Artists

Adesoga Titilayo, (Guest) is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer for Royalties, Ledgers & Reports Limited where she has devoted over ninety(90) percent of her practice to creative accounting and finance for the last three years. She has extensive knowledge of finance and royalty analysis and is a graduate of Accounting at Babcock University. At the …

AML 137: Meet Leyla Konjo, Africa’s Music Industry Top Booking Agent (Interview)

Leyla Konjo, (Guest) Born in Ethiopia to a very entrepreneurial family, Leyla Konjo always knew she would have her own business. Leyla herself enjoyed the arts and was a performer in her local city’s Cirque du Soleil like circus shows. However, little did she know that her passion for business would result, after migrating to …