Music Law: ‘The Bruce Willis Dilemma? In the Digital Era, we Own Nothing’

The article below is a very interesting one shared by AML reader Ade Olufeko,  Digital Strategist & Consultant. I think the legal issue raised, specifically copyright ownership in the digital age, from the user perspective, raises the question of whether copyright laws, in general, need an overhaul in a modern/digital age. I also believe there …

Rapper 2Shotz Attempts Damage Control, Only Succeeds in Confirming 100,000 Naira Fraud Allegations by Lead University Students

AML Artists, when music collides with the law, in the legal drama sense i.e. lawsuits, allegations of serious violations of the law etc. the treatment is not your standard public relations band aid (plaster). When you are accused of wrong doing, any and all things you say can and will be used against you in …

Industry News: Nigerian Entertainment Lawyers Audu and Yahaya Maikori Call for Music Industry Comment Submission on Copyright Draft Amendment Bill

Greetings AML people. This week has been quite interesting hasn’t it.?We saw eLDee sign rapper Eva to IMAN-Trybes Records. eLDee has pioneered the movement to help give Nigerian female artists a voice in the industry. He did so almost a decade ago when he took a chance on Sasha P who is now signed to …

Video: 2Face on CNN Inside Africa: “The Respect for Intellectual Property is Still Very, Very, Very Low!”

CNN’s Inside Africa profiles Nigerian music megastar2Face/TuFace. Relevant to www.Africamusiclaw.com, 2Face says, “the respect for intellectual property is still very, very, very low.” I agree. Indeed it is why I launched this website, the first of its kind. I believe and see the end result which is a Nigerian Music Industry that is thriving, successful …

Edondeymadt “I’m Back!” says Sinzu aka Sauce Kid aka SMG, Leaves Storm Records 360 #Branding #Termination of Contracts

Last week I was curious about Zara Gretti aka the artist formerly known as Zara’s, career. This week, another name I have been curious about which popped onto my radar is Sauce Kid aka Sinzu aka SMG. It is interesting to note the progress of Nigerian artists who have left the shores of the USA …