May 27, 2022 • 1HR 36M

Godwin Tom — The Vice-Chancellor of Afrobeats

He's managed superstars including Wizkid, M.I Abaga, and Wande Coal. And now, he's creating the most efficient army of African music business professionals.

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Godwin Tom is a master talent manager, entrepreneur, elite music business tutor and founder of the Music Business Academy for Africa. Over the years, he has successfully worked with a range of top-tier talents including Wizkid, Davido, Waje, MI, Wande Coal, Bez, Ice Prince, Bez, Show Dem Camp, Beverly Naya, Yung6ix, "Jessy Jagz, Rooftop MCs, Solid Star, Ayo Jay, Goldie, and many others.

Godwin has dedicated the last 5 years of his career to developing and training future stakeholders and leaders of the entertainment industry. He has founded Music Business Academy for Africa, the continent’s first-ever music business school, dedicated to seeding new music execs and growing the competency levels of established music business professionals. In partnership with MusicAlly, he facilitates the British Council's Creative Enterprise Support Programme (CESP) for Music in Nigeria.

He is also the author of "Journey Of A Learner" a 12 part ebook series about navigating the African entertainment industry.

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