royalties

  • JAY-Z Owed Nearly $7M In Royalties As Parlux Fragrances Lawsuit Ends

    Hov partnered with the company to launch the “Gold JAY-Z” cologne back in 2013.

    By Hayley Hynes
    Aug 26, 2022
  • Burna Boy Says Toni Braxton Receives 60% Of Royalties From “Last Last”

    Toni Braxton gets a massive cut of royalties from Burna Boy’s “Last Last.”

    By Aron A.
    Jul 6, 2022
  • Rick Ross Explains What It Means To Sell Your Catalog

    Several veteran artists, from RZA to No I.D., have sold huge percentages of their musical catalogs in recent years, and in HNHH’s cover story with Rick Ross, the Boss breaks down what that actually means.

    By Joshua Robinson
    May 24, 2022
  • Universal Music Group Will Waive Unrecouped Advances For Legacy Artists

    Universal Music Group will also join Sony Music and Warner in the new initiative to pay royalties back to legacy artists.

    By Brianna Lawson
    Apr 2, 2022
  • Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s Widow Sues Wu-Tang Over $1Mill In Unpaid Royalties: Report

    The world lost a monumental talent when ODB passed back in 2004, but now, his widow reportedly has a bone to pick with Wu-Tang Clan Productions.

    By Erika Marie
    Feb 8, 2022
  • Dolly Parton Used Royalties From “I Will Always Love You” To Support Black Neighborhood

    The music icon was asked how she spent the royalties from Whitney Houston’s 1992 remake of her song, and she honored the late singer.

    By Erika Marie
    Jul 30, 2021
  • DJ Quik Burns Death Row Check, Demands Credit From Kendrick Lamar & More

    DJ Quik will no longer sit idly by as “the music industry underdog,” and the legendary producer is coming to demand his credits.

    By Mitch Findlay
    Apr 30, 2021
  • Jimmy Iovine Sells Worldwide Producer Royalties To Hipnogsis

    Hipgnosis Music acquires Jimmy Iovine’s expansive catalog for an undisclosed amount including his film production royalties from “8 Mile” and “Get Rich or Die Tryin’.”

    By Aron A.
    Jan 4, 2021
  • No I.D. Sells His Entire 273-Song Musical Catalog

    Legendary producer No I.D. has sold his entire catalog, which includes hits with Jay-Z, Drake, and Kanye West, to Hipgnosis Sounds.

    By Mitch Findlay
    Aug 13, 2020
  • Steve Stoute Launches 100% Royalty Program For Artists

    Steve Stoute is giving back to the independent artist movement in a real way.

    By Dominiq R.
    Jul 11, 2020