Tag: Swift

Kanye West Says He’s Going to Help Taylor Swift Get Her Master Recordings

Kanye West’s newest Twitter proclamation is that he’s going to help Taylor Swift acquire her master recordings following the Scooter Braun-related 2019 controversy over the matter.

West took to Twitter to make the announcement in all caps, writing, “I’m going to personally see to it that Taylor Swift gets her masters back. Scooter is a close family friend.”

Following Swift’s response to Braun—who bought the singer’s masters when he purchased her former label Big Machine Label Group for over $300 million—reports surfaced that Swift could have acquired the rights to her music and/or the label itself. However, that isn’t exactly true. 

According to Swift and her attorney Donald Passman, she was never given the opportunity to purchase her masters without signing a new deal with Big Machine, and under terms that she found to be objectionable.

In her statement regarding Braun purchasing Big Machine, which she posted on Tumblr, Swift

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Kanye West Compares Music Biz and NBA to Slavery, Taylor Swift Roped In

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Aviva: Swift Divestiture Shows New CEO Means Business (OTCMKTS:AIVAF)

U.K.-based insurer Aviva (AVIAF, AVVIY) recently outlined its planned strategic shift. Key to the business was the plan to divest non-core overseas assets, although for shareholders equally important is a review of the high yielding dividend, which I expect to be cut.

The company has announced a partial divestiture of its Singapore business which, given the swiftness since the previous announcement of the strategy of focusing on core business, suggests that the new chief executive is not wasting any time. I remain down on the stock, as I expect a dividend cut which will reduce its primary attraction as a high yielder. Nonetheless, the speed of the latest move is noteworthy as it suggests that Aviva may be changing quite a bit under its new leadership.

Aviva Will Sell Its Majority Singapore Holding

The company announced that it will sell a majority shareholding in Aviva Singapore to a consortium led

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