#MIDEM 2016 — Tapping into Africa, an Emerging Music Market (Video) @Midem

From building local repertoires, to investing in artistic and entrepreneurial talents, a music market is burgeoning throughout Africa, bringing exciting growth opportunities, both for African and international artists and industry pros.

• Romain Becker, Director of Video, Believe Digital (France)
• Laurence Le Ny, VP Music, Books & Infotainment, Orange (France)
• Nelson Ononiwu, President & COO, X3M Music Limited (Nigeria)
• Michael Ugwu, General Manager for the West African region, Sony Music Entertainment (Nigeria)

• Eddie Hatitye, Director, Music In Africa Foundation (South Africa)

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AFRICA MUSIC LAW™ (AML) is a pioneering music business and entertainment law website, livestream and podcast show empowering the African artist and Africa's rapidly evolving entertainment industry through its brilliant music business and entertainment law commentary and analysis, industry news, and exclusive interviews.

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Credited for several firsts in the fashion and entertainment industry, Uduak Oduok (Ms. Uduak) is a fashion and entertainment lawyer, speaker, visionary, gamechanger, trailblazer, and recognized thought leader, for her work on Africa’s emerging global fashion and entertainment markets, and the niche practice of fashion law in the United States. She is also the founder of ‘Africa Music Law,’ an industry go-to music business and law blog and podcast show empowering African artists. Her work in the creative and legal industries has earned her numerous awards and recognitions, including an award from the American University Washington College of Law for her “legal impact in the field of intellectual property in Africa." She has also taught as an Adjunct Professor at several institutions in the United States. For more information, visit her at

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