Music Business

Nigerian Music Industry Talks: The African Promoters Who Pushed Afrobeats in the U.S.

The Nigerian music industry #COVID19Talks continue. Watch my curated list of African promoter interviews conducted by Cos Canino of UDR Media. The interviewees are promoters who pushed Afrobeats in the U.S., and for some not featured on the show, they discuss them. Warning: Strong language used in some of the videos. Mike Fash (Promoter) Leyla …

Music Business

Nigerian Music Industry Talks: Peter Okoye, Davido, Falz, Obi Iyiegbu, Cubana Chief Priest with Ubi Franklin

Corona virus aka COVID-19 has hit the African continent, and needless to say, it is having a detrimental impact, primarily economically, on its citizens. Also, like their Western and Asian counterparts, many African leaders have begun implementing measures to protect their citizens including shelter-in-place/lockdown orders, closing borders to trade and travel from countries most affected …

Music Business, Podcast

AML 134: Peter Lentini on How to Build Diverse Streams of Income to Handle Life’s Seasons.

Peter Lentini, a trailblazer, influencer and household name among the African Diaspora in the United States, especially in California, joins host of the Africa Music Law, Ms. Uduak, on the 134th episode to discuss how to build diverse streams of income to handle life’s seasons. It’s a must-listen and must-share interview. Listen, enjoy and share. …

Music Business, Podcast

AML 133: COVID-19 + Isioma Idigbe on China-Nollywood Co-Production Deals & More.

This concludes our three-part series with Isioma Idigbe, a top entertainment lawyer in Nigeria on the business of entertainment. In this 133rd episode, Ms. Uduak, founder and host of the Africa Music Law Podcast Show, addresses the COVID-19 pandemic, and then continues with her interview with Isioma. In the interview, Isioma shares her insights on …

Music Business, Podcast

AML 132: Isioma Idigbe on the Problems Nollywood & its Entertainment Lawyers Need to Fix

We continue to part two of our three-part series with Isioma Idigbe, a top entertainment lawyer in Nigeria who is known for filing a historic copyright infringement lawsuit against top Filmmaker Omoni Oboli for the movie ‘Okafor’s Law’ and top movie distributor, Film House Cinema. Her suit and the injunction she obtained to temporarily shut …