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We’re live-streaming an arts chat from @NYUAbuDhabi @NYUAD_CDC at with @RealSeunKuti @Alsarah5000 @altingunband and Basem, agent for Lekhfa, moderated by @TheNationalUAE’s @SaeedSquared Tune in. #BarzakhFestival
So far, it’s been a far-ranging conversation about modifying their sets for different audiences (don’t, say @RealSeunKuti and @Alsarah5000 - trust your material), the problem and importance of labels (artists define your own before someone does it for you) #BarzakhFestival
As a fan, I need to find a guide, says Basem Abuarab of @almoharek. He’s more open than some of the artists.
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#JollofMusic101 Dear Upcoming Artiste: Basic Music Industry Terms you Should Know

3) Indie Labels:
These are self-funded labels that is NOT affiliated to any Big Three Record Label. Affiliation in this regard could be seen in the case of Mr Eazi’s Banku Music label liaising...
Universal Music Group Nigeria & South Africa. After his affiliation with Wizkid’s StarBoy Records in 2016.

Indie Labels often operate solo and an example of one would be #RicHassani’s label called Riverland Records.

#JollofMusic101 #DearUpcomingArtiste #AfroBeat #AfroBeats
#JollofMusic101 Dear Upcoming Artiste: Basic Music Industry Terms you Should Know .

4) Manager:
A manager is an integral determinant in the making or marring of an artiste’s career. The manager guides and oversees the daily dealings of an artist.
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