Music

Music: Twin Affairs ‘Be My Girlfriend’

“The duo of Twins Affair have been described as the next P square. The most successful music artiste in Africa is a twin and honestly do feel the reason for their success is first and foremost, the chemistry between them. Like the P Square brothers, Twins Affair – a duo made up of two brothers …

Law & Policy, Music Business

Eva Rebrands to Evaezi: Eva v. Eva, Nayo v. Nayo, Wizkid v Wizboy – Artists Do not Copy Existing Names, Choose Your Own Unique Name

Who was here first? Eva the singer or Eva the rapper? I remember receiving a press solicitation for a feature late last year from Eva the singer and being confused because I was pretty sure Eva was not a singer but a rapper. When I looked closely at the solicitation, I was even more convinced …

Law & Policy, Music Business

The National Society of Ghana Music Producers Holds Copyright Workshop

The National Society of Ghana Music Producers held its Copyright workshop this past July. Read all about Ghana’s Copyright Laws here. I will tell you guys one thing, Ghana’s copyright statute is nice and easy to read, I love it. It also shares so much similarities with US copyright law and offers certain protections that …

Legal Drama

Sheesh! Hintsonline Magazine Blatantly Copies BellaNaija.com, All Sorts of Wrongs on Intellectual Property Fronts

Sheesh people. I am blown away sometimes by the length thieves take in copying other people’s work i.e. content, trademarks etc. People, Nigeria’s legal systems might not be strong on the enforcement part, and yes intellectual property laws are still something Nigeria and the rest of Africa is trying to figure out. But, please believe me …

Music Business

Wizkid Speaks on Allegedly Impregnating University Woman- How to Deal With Negative Rumors (Video)

Wizkid was Ladybrille Man of the Month in August for my magazine www.ladybrillemag.com. He was the perfect fit for a feature on social media. Just before the month ran out, all kinds of rumors hit the net hard that Wizkid was now a soon to be father. If it was true, there was not much …