FULL TEXT: COSON’s Tony Okoroji, “2014 – A Year of Unprecedented Boom for the Nigerian Music Industry”

2013 was a watershed year for the music industry in Nigeria as we finally began a much needed and much postponed open conversation with the Nigerian broadcasting industry. Fierce as the engagement may have seemed, I believe that it was absolutely necessary and a lot of lessons have been learnt as a result. Both the …

Why Do Nigerians Hate The Truth? Eedris Abdulkareem & The Nigerian Music Industry.

Gbemi Abayomi sent me this article to share. Do you agree with Gbemi’s view? _________________________________________ I will make my words brief and straight to the points. My name is Gbemisola Adesuwa Abayomi, I am a Nigerian, based in the UK. Studied Music Business 101 at Berklee College of Music, Boston, USA. I work with MTV …

Breaking News: Legal ‘Storm’ Brewing as Obi Asika’s Storm 360 “Fires” Company Director Olisa Adibua #NigerianCompanyLaw

I’d be lying if I said I liked or was a fan of Olisa Adibua. I  do not care for the guy. This is solely based on his violent attack against a 99.9 Beat FM employee. The facts were aggregious and that employee was ultimately terminated while Adibua continues as an employee at the radio …

Music Business: (Video) eLDee Set to Create First AFRICAN Major, Moves Into New Office, Talks IMAN Music & Film Distribution, Content to Consumer Structure & More!

eLDee is always about his business and I like that a lot about him. In a recent short and sweet interview with Hip on TV (another media outlet I like for their strong substantive content), he discusses his goal to make his newly formed label IMAN entertainment the first African Major. According to eLDee, what …