Audu Maikori to Speak on ‘The Art of Negotiation’ at Enterprise Creative’s Freelance Friday Session on November 8th, 2013

Given the complete breakdown in business and legal relationship between Chocolate City and their artist Brymo, which spun out of control into the public light, I am sure many would be curious to see what Audu Maikori (Executive at Chocolate City) has to say about ‘The Art of Negotiation.’ I think it should be an …

(ANALYSIS) Should Nigerian Record Labels Like Chocolate City Have the Right to Stop Artists Like Brymo From Recording for Others, Where the Artist Breaches the Label Contract?

Let’s talk about the alleged injunction sought and obtained by Chocolate City against Brymo, as reported by Linda Ikeji, which Chocolate City is yet to confirm; and Brymo now denies. What The Basic Legal Drama is All About Before We Go Any Farther The Parties Chocolate City Brymo The Lawsuit Chocolate City has allegedly sued …

Do You Agree with Annie Idibia’s Manager? Is Chocolate City WRONG for Obtaining an Alleged Injunction Against Brymo Until 2016?

Top of the morning/day to you all! Folks, I have been away the past three days on a business trip. In fact, I have yet to just really drop my bag in my home since October 10th, 2013. It has been one travel after another, meetings, conferences et al. Nevertheless, I am not complaining and …

Pictures | M.I Abaga Celebrates 33rd Birthday with Industry Friends and Label Execs.

Jude Abaga aka M.I recently celebrated his thirty-third birthday at Cafe Vanessa in Lagos, with industry mates/friends, and his label executives including Chocolate City executive Audu Maikori. Check out a few pictures from the surprise birthday party held in his behalf. Cheers, Uduak

Industry Event: COSON Set to Hold Nigeria’s First Digital Music Licensing Summit on August 12th, 2013

Greetings folks. Music licensing for the digital world is one of the more complicated areas of intellectual property law, especially given how fluid this area of law is. Nevertheless, it is a critical discussion that the industry needs to have and I would argue it is not limited to music but digital entertainment products in …