Kenya Association of Music Producers

From Music Affairs to Fighting Crime Former Kamp CEO Dr. Njoroge Mbugua joins The Kenya Anti-Counterfeit Authority.

From Music Affairs to Fighting Crime Former Kamp CEO Dr. Njoroge Mbugua joins The Kenya Anti-Counterfeit Authority. On 2nd August 2022, @ACAKenya which is the government agency in Kenya mandated to fight the trade in illegal counterfeits retweeted our congratulatory message to @mbugua_njoroge Dr. Robi Mbugua Njoroge Ph.D., MPRSK on his appointment as Executive Director/ …

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Relationship Between Collective Management Organisations

Relationship Between Collective Management Organisations In this eighth part of our 13 part series, we discuss the relationship between Collective Management Organisations in Kenya. We discuss how CMOs cooperate across borders and why Kenya needs a CMO legal framework that will enable foreign CMOs to enter representation agreements with Kenyan CMOs. CMOs cooperate across borders …

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CMO FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION, DISTRIBUTION OF REVENUE & DEDUCTIONS

In part 6 of the 13 Reasons Why Kenyan Music Creators Need a New CMO Legal framework we discuss a very important and controversial subject in Kenyan Music- Money. We explore why it is important for Kenya to put in place a financial management system for CMOs. This is informed by the unsatisfactory financial performance …

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Panga Sanaa Policy Dialogue Lessons for CMOs, Government, Rights Owners & Rights Users.

Panga Sanaa Policy Dialogue Lessons for CMOs, Government, Rights Owners & Rights Users. WHY THE MUSIC ADVOCATE AFRICA SUPPORTS POLICY DIALOGUE FOR KENYAN MUSIC, FILM, VISUAL ARTS, BOOKS, FASHION, DESIGN, GAMING, ANIMATION & TECHNOLOGY. Recognition is warranted for @BarazaLab, @TheMCSK @PPMC_Kenya, @PartnersAPKE, @SarakasiTrust, @goetheinstitut Kenya @priskkenya @KIPPRAKENYA @Animationkenya @agmakenya @ADMIafrica @FikaFilmmakers @EAJAK1 @ Creative Sector …

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Membership of Collective Management Organisations

INFORMATION, ADHERENCE & WITHDRAWAL In this third article of 13 reasons why Kenyan Music Creators need a new CMO legal framework, we discuss the importance of legislation and regulations governing the membership of collective management organisations. For several years, Kenyan CMOs have fallen out with their members who feel the CMOs are non responsive and …

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Why Kenya needs a digital cmo for MUSIC authors, publishers, producers

WHY KENYA NEEDS A DIGITAL CMO FOR MUSIC AUTHORS, PUBLISHERS, PRODUCERS & PERFORMERS #ReformMusicBusinessinKenya Are you someone who applies their creative talent to the creation of musical works, writing the music, and sometimes also the lyrics, usually in a popular music style (e.g., Kapuka, Genegtone, Gospel, Rap, Trap, Benga, Rhumba, Amapiano, rock, country, hip hop, …

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CMO-Member FINANCIAL Relationship proposals for kenya creative sector

CMO-Member FINANCIAL Relationship proposals for kenya creative sector THIS POLICY PROPOSAL IS ABOUT PARTICULAR MONEY, GOVERNANCE & Financial management ISSUES CONCERNING THE CMO MEMBER RELATIONSHIP In this ninth installment of our 13 part series on Why Kenyan Music Creatives Need a New CMO Legal Framework we discuss the most important subject and that is the …

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WHY KENYAS CREATIVE ECONOMY NEEDS A NEW COLLECTIVE MANAGEMENT ORGANISATION LAW

Music rights holders such as musicians, song writers, publishers, producers, record labels, lyricists, composers, and performers rely on collective management to earn income whenever their music is performed in public. In Kenya this system has persistently failed resulting in a continuous blame game approach between music owners, users & the copyright regulator Kenya Copyright Board. In August 2021 KeCoBo deregistered MCSK, KAMP & PRISK. This is not the first time. It has become the norm every year.

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