Out of Nigeria, I think I can confirm I have a music crush on Mo’Hits artist D’Prince. His song Omoba did it for me. It is exactly how I’d like to be treated everyday. 🙂 While D’Prince remains my music crush which will be sustained only if I can ascertain that he is truly intelligent (yes I discriminate); an artist that is slowly but surely becoming my #1 Nigerian male artist is TuFace/2Face. I love his work, a lot.
2Face recently granted an interview to Afrobeats UK during his recent visit to the UK to perform. What he had to say was overall great. But, even more compelling, was his discussion on the business of music and why he decided to start his own label. “As an artist, the only thing you gain from a record label is fame . . .” explained 2Face in his interview. He went on to further explain he had enough money to make the business decision to stop sharing his revenue with a label, hence starting his own.
I have discussed how the music industry works with a specific focus on revenue streams in the industry. Now is a good time to revisit that discussion here. Enjoy 2Face’s interview below.
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AFROBEATS UK INTERVIEW
I am a trial lawyer as well as the founder and principal attorney for UDUAK LAW FIRM. You can follow me on twitter at www.twitter.com/uduaklaw or www.twitter.com/africamusiclaw. I am also the President & CEO of Ladybrille Media Group, Inc. I have over seventeen years combined experience in the fashion and entertainment industries and welcome your basic Music Business Questions. Have a question for me? Send me an email: (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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