Our 9th episode of the year is with Jennifer Imevbore, Founder and Creative Director of Rise & Glam Beauty based in Lagos, Nigeria.

 

COVID-19 has affected so many lives and industries and for people in the beauty industry, the need for safety, adapting to customer behavior and keeping their businesses afloat has been quite the balancing act. Our conversation with Jennifer covered navigating entrepreneurship, cosmetic preferences and safety in a "new normal."

This is the condensed version of our interview with Aderinsola Adeyemi, a Nigerian based diction coach, about diction, elocution, and best practices for communicating effectively.

Aderinsola graduated from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife with a degree in English Language.

She's also a presenter, voice over artist, content developer, and face model.

She is passionate about using her gifts and talents through the media to not only help people speak better but also inspire and effect positive change in society.

Effective communication is the topic of discussion on this episode.

Why effective communication?

With the increased visibility that Nigerian creatives, media and entertainment entrepreneurs, artist managers, and music executives continue to gain globally, effective communication must be a vital part of our communication repertoire as we strive to achieve success in and with our various careers and endeavors.

Enter Aderinsola Adeyemi, a diction and elocution coach based in Lagos, Nigeria. She joined us to break down diction, elocution, and best practices for communicating effectively.

Aderinsola graduated from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife with a degree in English Language.

She's also a presenter, voice over artist, content developer, and face model.

She is passionate about using her gifts and talents through the media to not only help people speak better but also inspire and effect positive change in society.

On this episode, we're talking politics, strategy, value, copyright and more with Nigerian lawyer and music executive, Oyinkansola Fawehinmi.

Oyinkansola is a partner at Nigerian boutique law firm, Technolawgical Partners and business manager at Incubation Factory Entertainment Ltd, a talent and label services agency in Lagos, Nigeria.

She broke down the role that leverage plays when artists and labels enter into an agreement, the importance of accountability, and how she and a team of Nigerian lawyers used the Nigerian Copyright Act to achieve significant wins for Nigerian music producers.

It's an insightful listen.

What role does leverage play when artists and labels decide to enter into a contract?

What should artists consider before signing a deal with a record company?

How did some Nigerian lawyers use the Nigerian Copyright Act to gain significant wins for Nigerian music producers?

We discuss all these and more with Nigerian lawyer and music executive, Oyinkansola Fawehinmi.

Oyinkansola is a partner at Nigerian boutique law firm, Technolawgical Partners and business manager at Incubation Factory Entertainment Ltd, a talent and label services agency in Lagos, Nigeria.

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the Nigerian live entertainment sector to a standstill.

With this present reality, how can artists, creatives, and technical experts pivot in response to this new normal?

What can the Nigerian government, as well, do to help the entertainment industry?

We spoke to Edi Lawani, a well-known Nigerian show promoter, consultant, and special events producer about these and more.

With the Coronavirus affecting major aspects of the entertainment industry, particularly the live sector, there's a steady glut of music and content being released by the second.

This new entertainment landscape makes it challenging for artists and creatives alike to stay relevant.

But Blaqbonez, a Nigerian rapper, seems to understand how to market and thrive in this new normal. We spoke to him to get some insights.

We couldn't fit all Oliver Enwonwu said into one episode.

So here's a bonus excerpt of him discussing the need for visual artists to be strategic when deciding to merchandise their work.

What's the state of visual arts and artists in Nigeria? What impact does forgery have on an artist's work? How does art valuation work?

Listen to Folashade Anozie speak with Oliver Enwonwu, a respected visual artist, brand strategist, and art administrator based in Lagos, Nigeria about all these and more.

What's the state of visual arts and artists in Nigeria? What impact does forgery have on an artist's work? How does art valuation work?

Listen to Folashade Anozie speak with Oliver Enwonwu, a respected visual artist, brand strategist, and art administrator based in Lagos, Nigeria about all these and more.

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