MBI Series 3: Music Business and Production Part 2

Wednesday, June 3, 2020


Music Business Intelligence Series 3

Music Business Intelligence is a forum whereby you get educated on how to maximize your potentials in Music Business in a godly and a professional way. It involves training and seminars from music business veterans in the music industry. It is more important than ever to work smarter and more efficiently in this current music industry. Succeeding in performance, production, and management requires tremendous creative skills and strong work ethics. Music Business Intelligence is designed to assist those interested in all aspects of the entertainment industry, by educating them on how to succeed in their chosen careers, without compromising their Christian values.


Music Business Intelligence

Topic: Music Business & Production Part 2

Date: June 3rd, 2020

Time: 12 noon MST (Canada) or  11 am PDT (USA) or 7 pm GMT +1 (Nigeria)

Platform: Instalive (Follow @woodclef to watch live)

Guest: Ambassador Wole Oni (@iamwoleoni)

Host: Kayode Olusoji (@kayode_olusoji)


Meet Ambassador Wole Oni

Music Business Intelligence Ambassador Wole Oni

Ambassador Wole Oni is a Nigerian born sophisticated, multi-international Award winning, Music Producer extraordinaire, Synthesizer, Programmer, multi-Instrumentalist, Scriptwriter, Worship Leader, Songwriter, Director and Sound Engineer. He is the founder and C.E.O. of Instinct Productions and Wole Oni Music Productions (W.O.M.P.) Presently, he is the Yamaha ambassador to Africa. He is also a Yamaha consultant. He contributed to the style and sound of the first keyboard in the world ever to have IYA ILU, TALKING DRUM and BATA, JUJU, AFRO BEAT and more, The PSR SX 9000 (Yamaha). He is also a United Nations Peace and Youth Ambassador. With over thirty years of productive experience as a music Producer, Worship leader and Performing act, his accomplishments include but not limited to a tremendous amount of high profile projects, with many notable artistes. 

Recently, he produced and Managed (still manages) the first and youngest artiste in the history of Live Performance in Africa, to have the best of the best artistes on the same stage in one night, ISEOLUWA YES I CAN BENEFIT CONCERT held at the prestigious Convention Centre, Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

  • Special guest Artist at The Common wealth of States UK 2019
  • Performed at Common wealth Head of States with Queen Elizabeth in attendance
  • Music Director and Special Guest Artiste: CANTATA 2019, This Present House
  • Music director: Pastor Kunle Ajayi at 50;
  • Music director: SINACH LIVE IN CONCERT
  • Special Guest appearance: Trans-corp Hilton, Abuja (Lighting of the Christmas Tree)
  • Special Guest Minister: R.C.C.G. UYO (Pastor Dare Adeboye)
  • Special Guest Appearance: R.C.C.G. Throne Room, Abuja (Pastor Tunde Ben-Laniyi)
  • Special Guest Minister: Guiding Light Assembly (Pastor Wale Adefarasin)

This list where Ambassador Wole Oni has ministered is inexhaustible. He is known for producing the hit song” Ko so ba bire” which gained a massive air play all over the world earning a KORA award for Gospel songstress, Folake Umosen with several other tracks. He produced a string of singles for gospel music quadruplets called Midnight Crew, the hit single “IGWE” ranked among the most critically and financially successful works of the band’s career. With several top artistes in his list, he has produced over two thousand five hundred artistes and over ten thousand songs. Some of the top artists he has produced songs for include Sinach, Rev. Ifuekwo(Ghana), Nathaniel Bassey, BeeJay Sax, Freke Umoh, Muyiwa Riversongz “Green Worship Project”, Tosin Martins “OLO MI”, Mike Abdul, Monique”OBA GBOGBO AYE”, Coat of many colors, Mike Aremu, Onyeka Onwenu: Worship Album: PEACE, Nigeria at 50, project for formal president Goodluck Jonathan and the GIRL CHILD PROJECT, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Dele Bamigboye, Tim Godfrey first album, Kefee’s “THANK YOU MY GOD “, Segun Obe “CELEBRATE”, Lara George “Ijoba Orun” HELLELUYAH, KO LE BAJE and more. There are other innumerable artistes that time and space will limit us from mentioning.

He has frequently appeared on TV series of Talent Hunt shows as one of the judges. Some of such shows include:

  • God’s children got Talent Season 4 by Apapa family RCCG (2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Destiny Child (2013, 2014 and 2015)
  • The New Wine organized by TREM
  • BET talent hunt
  • Lagos Shift by the RCCG. And many other

He is widely known for making stars from nothing into something, delivering hit songs, high quality, Internationally accepted music and Churning awards after awards.

Ambassador Wole Oni has won several awards which include:

  • Excellence Award for passion for good Music, 2019
  • Presiding Judge Award, Abuja National Music Award Competition, 2018
  • Distinguished Excellence Awards for exceptional role in the impartation of children ministry in Nigeria, 2018
  • Award of Recognition of Music Artistry, Mastery and support towards the Music Industry in Nigeria, 2018.
  • Crystal Icon Award for valuable and long standing contributions in the gospel music field
  • Most Outstanding Role Model Award, 2016 (In recognition of my contributions toward the economy growth in Nigeria)
  • Award for Excellence, ZAMAR 2016.
  • The Mentor-Worthy Award, 2016, Ten-strings Music Institute, Lagos, Nigeria
  • The BEATZ AWARDS, Best Afro-Jazz Producer, 2015
  • Music Producer of the Year, MEGA AWARDS, 2014
  • Best Music Producer, NIGERIA GOSPEL AWARDS, 2012
  • PGMA AWARDS(UK) for contributing towards the international Gospel Music Industry, 2012
  • AGMMA Awards UK, Best Gospel Producer in African 2013, 2014 and 2015

Just to mention but few.  Above all, he loves to take his clients on a uniquely enthralling and sweet business association journey that leaves them with an unforgettable experience, they become more musically aware and informed.


Meet The Host: Kayode Olusoji

Kayode Olusoji’s Profile:

Speak the name Kayode Olusoji, and visions of dynamic worship songs and lively praise mostly of African tunes spiced with Contemporary flavor rush to mind.
The Multiple Awards Winner, Kayode, is known for his Cross-cultural songs and a smooth blending of African tunes with a contemporary flavor, creating a style that’s uniquely his own, which he describes as Afro Contempo Gospo Music. His performance is always filled with the aura, and the presence of God, leaving his audience speechless, craving for more of God.
Kayode , is a man on a mission. His mission is to reach out to the world via songs and groom the true worshippers, who will worship God in truth and in Spirit. He is a recording artiste, and his music is being aired in many radio stations and television stations in Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana, USA and Europe. He holds a Bachelor of Technology degree and Masters in Business Administration.
One of Kayode’s strengths is his compositions. His compositions are unique as described by many. He has written and composed well over five hundred songs ranging from R & B/Soul, Reggae, Rock, Hip Pop, and Blues, Latin, and Afro music. Three solo albums later, his latest being the critically acclaimed recording, “Thank You” and “Grateful” which he recorded and release in 2019.
Kayode Olusoji who is fondly called “The Gidi Gan Master” by his fans, successfully combined music with banking for a decade. He’s nurtured a career that’s seen him sing globally in Europe, North America and some countries in Africa. In Nigeria, he has racked up several miles on road spreading the gospel via music. In 2012, Kayode toured UK and went to cities like, London, Nottingham, Leicester, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Leatherhead. He had series of interview on television stations in Nigeria and Europe and he was interview on stations like Ben TV, in London a couple of times. Also, his video is a regular on OHTV, London, and the album is on OHTV stores and can be purchased online by fans in Europe. The video is also a regular on Premier Radio, London where he was also interviewed by Muyiwa Olanrewaju.
Kayode  is also a Music Business Consultant, Digital Marketing Strategist and he is the CEO of Woodclef. He is the author of “The Final Verdict” and “The Music That Brings Revival”.

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