Artists, ‘What’s Love Got to Do With it?’ Respect Your Female Journalists and Bloggers

Nigerian men can be quite sexy and arguably romantic. I mean check out our music videos. But don’t stop at the videos after all that is all illusion. Actually check on real life. “Brodas” be spittin’ game like it ain’t nuthin’ but a thang. No one has swag like Nigerian men do, and I don’t …

How to Implement the #ELI Everybody Loves Ice Prince Chocolate City Winning Campaign Strategy!

Chocolate City Nigeria’s (CC) Ice Prince prepares to release his Freshman album, officially, on October 9th, 2011. To that end, the CC crew have been on full court press leading up to the big day. Everyone of their strategies are certainly strategies I believe emerging and established artists should emulate: The Chocolate City Crew have …

Everybody Loves Ice Prince? I Don’t Think So. Mr. #ELI Ice Prince, We Push the Envelope so Watch how you Address Us #BuyNigerian!

I am insistent that Nigerian artists who get in front of a camera for “press conferences” or “campaigns” think through the platforms they are using to sell their personal brands and definitely think through their message. Anything less is unacceptable. In furtherance of media business, I had the opportunity to watch Ice Prince’s exclusive behind …

Iceberg Slim M.I Diss, so 2000 and Late or Perfect Marketing & Promotions?

I personally get tired of so called “beef” in Nigeria’s music industry. When the money starts converting to serious Naira/dollar/pounds, then maybe we can do all kinds of beefs. Until then, it is a waste of space and time. But, rapper Iceberg Slim seems to grab attention everytime he shows up and drops M.I’s name …

Vodafone 020 Live Concert: Should Ghanaian and African Designers Pay Amber Rose NOT to Wear their Designs?

Amber Rose just hosted Vodafone 020 LIVE Concert in Ghana. Once it became clear she would be visiting the country and hosting a major event for Vodafone, local Ghanaian celebrities were upset and spoke out against it saying local talent should be tapped not American talents. I blogged about it here. I personally am exhausted …