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


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. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “I remember it was like $2 million,” said Weaver. “You gotta remember, they’re coming off of […]

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


The five-year fight that began with ‘Pac’s mom is finally over and the Shakur estate has come out victorious. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information 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 […]

$5 Million Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Tidal For Nor Paying Artists’ Royalties


Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter and Tidal are currently facing a class-action lawsuit from Yesh Music, LLC and John Emanuele for their band American Dollar and the music streaming service’s failure to pay the band any royalties. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Tidal streamed 116 of the band’s copyrighted songs without paying back any royalty payments in […]

Know The Ledge: Music Publishing 101

Music Publishing

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. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information PUBLISHING OVERVIEW Publishing is the […]