Remdel Music and Video Mart in the Production and Management of Music and Musicians in Nigeria

Famakinde Toluwatope Timothy

Issue: Vol.1  No.1 July 2020  Article 1 pp. 1-10
DOI :https://doi.org/10.38159/ejomur.2020071  |   Published online 30th July 2020.
© 2020 The Author(s). This is an open access article under the CCBY license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).

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The music industry in Nigeria is occupying a vital position in the economy of the nation, providing jobs for individuals involved in the production and management of music. These individuals have been able to come together to form different music professional groups in the industry. The study is an investigation into the history of Remdel Music and Video Mart (a record label and music marketing outlets). This is achived through observation, interview, and random selection of some musicians signed under the label. The study has authenticated the fact that management of music and musicians exists in Nigeria, various professional and organization are involved in the management process, and Remdel Music and Video Mart is a true representative of a management organization of music and musicians in Nigeria, particularly in Southwestern part of the country; with Remdel Optimum Communications Limited (ROCOM) as the record label and Remdel Music and Video Mart as the marketing outfit.

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Famakinde Toluwatope Timothy is a PhD Candidate – Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. Email: tfamakinde@gmail.com

Toluwatope, Timothy F. “Remdel Music and Video Mart in the Production and Management of Music and Musicians in Nigeria.” E-Journal of Music Research 1, no.1 (2020): 1-10. https://doi.org/10.38159/ejomur.2020071

© 2020 The Author(s). Published and Maintained by Noyam Publishers. This is an open access article under the CCBY license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).