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The Best of AML, Your Top 6 Articles of 2012


Uduak Oduok Founder Africa Music LawWhat an interesting year full of twists and turns. Below are the (top 6) articles, based on the numbers, that you all found to be your best of AML.

We shall see what 2013 brings.

If you don’t see your favorite article on this list, do share with me in the comment section. I got so many texts, emails, facebook messages, Twitter DMs, and for some lots of laughter. Apparently, for some, my writing style is hilarious. Hmmm  .  . . okay o. If you are new here, don’t be fooled by the smile and those comments. I swing hard with my legal “biro” (pen).  😉


p.s. My “Facebook comments plugin” has been acting out. Trying to fix it so you all can see some of the heated debates that took place on some of these articles.
1. #OccupyNigeria: What You Should Know if Arrested While Protesting in Nigeria

2. #OccupyNigeria: Is D’Banj a Scapegoat or an Insensitive & Greedy Artist? Fans Outraged Over Music Video Shoot Amidst Ongoing Fuel Subsidy Protests

3. D’Banj FINALLY Breaks Silence – Addresses Fuel Subsidy Issue & Role in Presidency Campaign

4. Tiwa Savage, Identity Crisis or PR Done Right? My Answer . . . + Music Branding for Artists

5. 13 Predictions for Nigeria’s Music Industry this 2012 : M.I, Spinlet, Irokoing, Bez, Truspot & More!

6. EME Records #Winning Formula, Spinlet’s Monopoly, IROKO’s Bullying – What Impact on Nigeria’s Music Industry & Other Key Players?

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Africa Music Law™

AFRICA MUSIC LAW™ (AML) is a pioneering music business and entertainment law blog and podcast show by Fashion and Entertainment Lawyer Ms. Uduak Oduok empowering the African artist and Africa's rapidly evolving entertainment industry through brilliant music business and entertainment law commentary and analysis, industry news, and exclusive interviews.

Credited for several firsts in the fashion and entertainment industry, Ms. Uduak is also a Partner and Co-Founder of Ebitu Law Group, P.C. where she handles her law firm’s intellectual property law, media, business, fashion, and entertainment law practice areas. She has litigated a wide variety of cases in California courts and handled a variety of entertainment deals for clients in the USA, Africa, and Asia.

Her work and contributions to the creative industry have been recognized by numerous organizations including the National Bar Association, The American University School of Law and featured in prestigious legal publications in the USA including ABA Journal and The California Lawyer Magazine. She is also an Adjunct Professor at the prestigious Academy of Arts University in San Francisco.
For legal representation inquiries, please email ( For blog related inquiries i.e. advertising, licensing, or guest interview requests, please email ( Thank you for visiting Africa Music Law™.

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