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Industry Breakup: Burna Boy Calls it Quits with his Mom as his Manager


Rising music star Burna Boy calls it quit with his mother as his manage,  right on the heels of him celebrating a birthday and also releasing a new music video. He recently took to twitter to announce the news.

For artists going into business with family members or friends, be sure to check out the AML podcast below that discusses that issue and provides insights on how to approach situations where family is involved. Begin listening at 39:40.

What You Need to Know Before Going into Business with Family or Friends.

“It’s been a long road to where I am today and my mother Bose Ogulu has managed me the best she could up till this point and am grateful…at this point in my life and career it is time to let my mother be my mother nd let my manager be my manager, therefor Bose Ogulu is longer my manager. all bookings and enquires for BURNA BOY should now referred to thanks for your understanding.”

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AFRICA MUSIC LAW™ (AML) is a pioneering music business and entertainment law blog and podcast show by Fashion and Entertainment Lawyer Ms. Uduak Oduok empowering the African artist and Africa's rapidly evolving entertainment industry through brilliant music business and entertainment law commentary and analysis, industry news, and exclusive interviews.

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