Music Business

7 Best African Inspired Music Blogs You Should Send Your Music For a Feature

A big HELLO to you all. I trust many of you are preparing for the Nigeria Entertainment Awards this weekend in New York City. While you gear up for it,  one of my media brands, Ladybrille Magazine, did a recent feature on the 2011 Best African Inspired Blogs to read. It is a rather comprehensive …

Industry News, Legal Drama

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

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: …

Industry News, Music Business

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

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 …

Music Business

P-Square, Wizkid Afrobeats Press Conference – How to Speak at a Press Conference

Here we go! Africa on my mind. First, a big shout out to the team at Factory 78 who continue to deliver quality content. Whenever they knock on my media brand  Ladybrille’s door,  for the most part, it’s a “yes” response. I am a big sucker for African media and entertainment professionals who come correct …

Law & Policy, Legal Drama, Music Business

Africa Legal Drama: Colosal Entertainment Sues Soul E for Breach of Contract, Wins ₦160million

I have covered what happens when an artist terminates a contract with a label and what was at stake when Kel left Capital Hill in September 2010. That situation was amicable. This time, the situation is not so amicable. Artist Soul E signed to Colosal Entertainment attempted to walk out on his label. The label sued …