From a distance, he comes across as that quintessential gentleman, but when it comes to rapping, the gentleman morphs into a beast on the microphone. We're referring to none other than Proverb who just announced that he had purchased back the masters of his debut album - The Book of Proverb 14-years after it's debut release.
You've probably heard many musicians speak of the importance of owning the masters to their music, but you've never really known the real reason why it is so important to do so right?
You've probably heard a lot of musicians speak of the importance of owning the masters to their music, but you've never really known the real reason why it is so important to do so right?
Well, according to Awal.com owning your master recordings means you get to keep creative control of your music, and you're free to release your music however you want in whichever channels you choose. This then gives you an upper hand where you also stand the chance of earning more money off of your music then you do being signed to a recording company.
Many artists have made the mistake of signing away their masters but have managed to repurchase the masters from their recording companies; however, it is said to be quite expensive in some instances.
Well done to Proverb, what an achievement.
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