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Music Industry Heavyweights Gather For Music Business Conference; Securing The Bag.

The performance.

Panelists include Vector, Edi Lawani and music industry executives from Universal Music, Mavin Records, TuneCore, Chocolate City Group and others. Moderators were Akinyemi Ayinoluwa (Hightower Solicitors and Advocates) and Schullz (Classic FM).

Make Music Nigeria hosted its annual Music Business Conference for Lagos on Thursday 16 June 2022 at The Red Carpet Hall, Victoria Island featuring some of the best and brightest from the industry as panelists and moderators. The host was Max FM’s Adebola 'Debbie' Ajiboye.

The conference, which is now in its 4th consecutive year, is part of the lineup of events for the flagship Make Music Day celebrations in Nigeria, Make Music Lagos 2022, which is hosted in commemoration of World Music Day (21 June).

Team Lead, Make Music Nigeria, Adeola Akinyemi had this to say, “The Music Business Conference has evolved to become one of the major highlights of the Make Music Day celebrations- especially in Lagos which is the hub of the industry. Moreso, it has become a forum for open and in depth conversations about maximizing opportunities within the Music industry.

This edition of the Music Business Conference in Lagos, which was aptly themed “Securing the Bag” because of its special focus on finance, featured two (2) starstudded panels made up of 5 panelists and 1 moderator respectively. 

The first panel was the “Monetizing Your Music Panel” which had Chioma Onuchukwu (TuneCore), Gem Uduma (Universal Music), Ekunwe Edward (Mavin Records), Ogaga Sakpaide (Brother’s Records) and Mobolaji Caxton-Martins (Slice Media) as panelists with Akinyemi Ayinoluwa (HighTower Solicitors and Advocates) as the moderator.

While the second panel was “Wealth Creation (Beyond Music)” and it featured Emmanuel Babalola (Bundle), Edi Lawani (Showbiz Network Services), Shola Adeyinka (FundBae), Paul Okeugo (Chocolate City Group), and Vector “Olanrewaju Ogunmefun (Music Artiste) as panelist, and moderating was Schullz “Sola Mogaji” (Classic FM). The discussions on this panel ranged from NFTs to Crypto to Traditional investment.

Besides the panels, another major highlight of the event was the Legal Clinic which was convened by Olisa Agbakoba Legal (OAL) to provide insights on copyrights, intellectual properties and contracts, in addition to one-on-one legal sessions.

For those who could not be at the conference in-person, there is an opportunity to relive the moments on the Make Music Lagos youtube channel.

The weeklong celebration of Make Music Lagos 2022 continues with other exciting events such as the Pop Up worship Concert, Various concerts around Lagos and the finale Shutdown concert will be on the 26th of June 2022 at Muri Okunola Park, Lagos.

For more information about the other lineup of events and partnerships, please visit or the official social media pages @makemusiclagos.

Make Music Nigeria (Make Music Lagos) is a member of the Make Music Alliance (the global body promoting the World Music Day with HQ in New York). The organizing partners for 2022 are Showgear, Zannoza Entertainment, IPC Events, Schullz66, and IMPREVA. Collaborators are Bolutife Awakan, Creative Cultura Media and Alien Nation. Supporters are TuneCore and Slice Media. Media Partners are African Movie Channel (AMC), TVC, Max FM, and City FM.

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