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Jason Weaver Turned Down $2M Check for ‘Lion King’ to Negotiate Royalties

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Jason weaver was the iconic voice behind Young Simba in the 1994 The Lion King film. He sat down with VladTV recently to talk about why he turned down Disney’s initial $2 million offer. “I remember it was like $2 million,” said Weaver. “You gotta remember, they’re coming off of Beauty and the Beast. They’re […]

Tupac Shakur Estate Settles 5-Year-Old Lawsuit, Wins Back Unreleased Music

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The five-year fight that began with ‘Pac’s mom is finally over and the Shakur estate has come out victorious. Back in 2013, Afeni Shakur sued Entertainment One in order to attain several of ‘Pac’s unreleased masters. It has been reported that the estate has settled the lawsuit and will gain possession of the recordings from […]

Know The Ledge: Music Publishing 101

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You’ve written your song, want it to be blasted worldwide, and you’re ready for the money to start rolling in. Outside of doing shows, touring and the music “hustle,” how does a musician maximize their earning potential? Queue the entry and importance of music publishing. PUBLISHING OVERVIEW Publishing is the commercial exploitation (i.e. to receive […]