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Shade Anozie

Olusola Adekola: Alaga 101

What does it mean to be an Alaga? Where did the concept of Alagas come from? Why do a good number of Nigerians have reservations about Alagas and some of the practices that they promote?

Olusola Adekola, a seasoned Alaga, provides some answers to these questions as we take a deep dive into the world of Alagas.

Olalekan Ogunbanwo: A Broadcasting Maestro

For our 9th episode of the year, we dive into the world of broadcasting and journalism. Our guest for this episode is Olalekan Ogunbanwo, the former Permanent Secretary of Lagos Television, Eko FM, and Radio Lagos.

Our conversation covers his journey into broadcasting, the current state of Nigeria’s broadcasting sector, advice for budding radio and TV presenters, and more.

Japheth Omojuwa: Technology, Data, and the Music business

Japheth Omojuwa is a well known Nigerian public speaker, political commentator, and social media expert.

Using his book, Digital: The New Code of Wealth, as the starting point, he talks to host Folashade Anozie about how artists and/or others can effectively use social media to achieve success.

Japheth also talks about the importance of artists understanding how to use data and managing the often murky world of social media.

Anwuli Roseline: Overcoming obstacles with fortitude

Summer 2019 is over and we kick things back up with budding music producer, songwriter, and sound designer Anwuli Roseline. Anwuli has a great life story. She has a hearing disability that went unaddressed for a lengthy period of time which subsequently affected her speech and ability to interact seamlessly with people. However, she never let her disability deter her. Eventually, through the support of the Starkey Hearing Foundation and the Enugu State government she received hearing aids.

Our conversation covered her journey into music, discovering she had a hearing disability, navigating the ins & outs of the Nigerian music industry, and more.

Femi Leye: Recording Artist, Music Producer, & Instrumentalist

Our final interview before we go on our summer break is with Nigerian recording artist, music producer, and instrumentalist, Femi Leye. Femi’s creative exploits include his work with artists such as Youssou N’dour, Brymo, Tiwa Savage, Adekunle Gold, Reminisce, and Simi.

Our chat covers his sophomore album, spreading his creative tentacles, his musical journey, and more.