Archive for the ‘Showbiz’ Category

#MTVMAMA2016: MAMAs Award holds in South Africa for 3rd time in roll

By Taiwo Okanlawon MTV Base has announced that its yearly music awards, MTV Africa Music Awards, MAMAs, is scheduled to hold on October 22, at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa, although the host has not been revealed. Since the maiden edition of MTV Africa Music Awards in 2008, the award show has held […]

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Reminisce part ways with Manager as he set to release 4th album

Nigeria rapper and songwriter, Remilekun Safau, better known as Reminisce has been reportedly parted ways with Edge Entertainment. This development is coming a week before the release of his fourth studio album, El-Hadj.   The rapper’s now-former manager, Ibrahim Okulaja disclosed this while speaking with journalists, saying that it came as a disappointment as he […]

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Yeni Kuti, others to facilitate African creative workshop

Beginning from Saturday, June 4, at the Freedom Park, Lagos, an entrepreneurship programme will be held four consecutive Saturdays aimed at revealing cutting edge success tips to startups, SMEs, unemployed graduates, artistes intending business owners and those who want to grow their existing businesses. Among the numerous facilitators are frontline lawyer and businessman, Dr. Olisa […]

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How to start your own music production company by Matt McKay, Demand Media

Define your objectives before starting a music production company. Starting a music production company requires experience, skill, a talent for analyzing music, and an investment in recording equipment and studio space. Production companies offer many services, so you must understand what a production company does and define your business objectives. A music production company records […]

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How to start a music marketing company by Matt McKay, Demand Media

Music marketing companies handle publicity and awareness for music artists and venues. Starting a music marketing company will allow you to help build artist brands and increase awareness in the marketplace. Music marketing differs from music promotion in that you are building a brand, fan and buyer-base, rather than promoting a particular product or event […]

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Up and coming ARTISTE>> THE POWER OF ALABA SELECTION MIX

What Is Alaba Selection? Grassroot Promotion You may be pondering what is ALABA SELECTION? ALABA is a name of a prominent business sector in Lagos Nigeria, situated around Badagry Express way. The ALABA market has over a large number of advertisers both, motion pictures advertisers, music advertisers, wholesalers, merchants of advanced hardware and a great […]

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STEPS TO SELLING YOUR MUSIC: How Don Jazzy, PSquare, Wizkid, Olamide and Davido did it.

You are an upcoming musical artist? You desire for a breakthrough into the already choked Nigerian music market place? You already know the fact that for you to survive in this industry you must be talented, have good music, be able to show that you have a hunger or passion to be successful, have a […]

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10 TIPS ON PROMOTING YOUR MUSIC ON FACEBOOK

Facebook is presently the king of social networks several with hundreds of million users across the globe. Almost every business maintains presence on facebook and utilizes its marvelous influence in the promotion and #marketing of their products. Musicians as well as other profession are not left out, so if you have not started taking advantage […]

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HOW TO MAKE A GREAT MUSIC VIDEO WITH VERY LITTLE AMOUNT

Unfortunately, if you are an aspiring music artist and you are yet to start spicing up your beautiful songs with some nice videos, then you are still far left behind. This is the whole truth. I don’t need to overemphasize on the great impact of making your music videos and how far it can go […]

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HOW TO MAKE THE KIND OF ALBUM EVERY MARKETER WANTS

Every music artist wants to make a hit album or rather wants his or her album to make a hit. This rather is not impossible or too difficult to achieve. In my own experience, there are a number of things that will give your album a head lift in the market; a sought after by […]

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