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NBC Bans D’Banj-Don Jazzy “Big Yansh” Oliver Twist Song, Let’s Have a Debate About Use of the Word “Yansh”

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Do you all know how much I was told that I was a very beautiful girl, growing up in Nigeria, but what I lacked was a “big yansh” and a “thick plump” figure  to be considered truly desired girl by boys and ultimately men? Don’t ask me why people even thought to say that to a young girl. *Rolls eyes.* …

D’Banj Says, Promoters Get A Manual on How to Promote Events If You Will Book Me #Promoter Agreements

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Over the years, I have had numerous persons contact my office (here in the USA) to potentially pursue legal action in Artist-Promoter event gone very bad situations. I also know, as one who has attended my fair of Nigerian and other African organized events, that there is a serious problem with event organization in the African community, especially in the …

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GLO Drops Kate Henshaw-Nuttall & Jim Iyke as Brand Ambassadors Without Notice, Breach of Contract?

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Just recently I was discussing Brand Ambassador Agreements with you all and what do I know? This news pops up on the radar. I actually read it when it first emerged two weeks ago, but just paid attention to it the second time around because I find it very hard to believe this is true: “News filtered out a few …

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Stephanie Okereke is New Brand Ambassador for Kanekalon Hair – What to Know Before You Sign a Brand Ambassador Contract

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How cool is it that Nigerian celebrities continue to build strong brand value worth writing home about? This year, we have seen a handful sign brand ambassador deals for diverse products and services.  In music, for example, Banky W and Sasha P signed a deal, earlier this year, with Samsung. Prior to that, Munachi Abii signed a deal with Lux …