Kanye West says he has ‘the most powerful lawyer in music’ as he ‘can afford them’ to help get his ‘masters’
KANYE West has been tweeting about the music industry and artist’s rights this weekend as he vowed to get his masters back.
Kanye, 43, took to Twitter on Sunday to post about “NEW RECORDING AND PUBLISHING DEAL GUIDELINES”.
Dedicating an individual tweet to each of his points, he began with: “1. The artist owns the copyright in the recordings and songs and leases them to the record label / publisher for a limited term. 1 year deals.
“2. The record label / publisher is a service provider that receives a share of the income for a limited term. The split can be 80/20 in the artists favor.
“3. DEPENDANTS Artists must be dependent on no one but themselves to manage their catalog. You should need NO ONE else to understand the business