In this episode of the Talking Sound Podcast host Christopher Jordan welcomes to the show Artist and Founder of the College of Hip Hop Knowledge, Jsun the Prophesor to discuss his upcoming single True Beauty to be released September 28th as well as the recent announcement by Facebook that people who are “providing a listening experience” could have their videos blocked and their pages or groups removed in a new attempt to stop unlicensed music use. But does this decision help or hurt the independent artist and what possibilities may come down the line for other platforms including podcasting?!
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The internet has been buzzing lately with live music and entertainment feeds of all kind becoming popular on platforms such as facebook, twitch and more during the age od Covid-19. But what does this mean when it comes to digital rights and royalties? At what point do artists begin to get paid royalties on music they made that is being streamed and at what point does licensing of sed material come into play? These are exactly the quandries being faced by independent artists who are trying top play their trade on the internet playing living room concerts. Do they have to pay royalties? At what point does Facebook have to change their designation from a “social media platform” to a “media distribution platform” and is this latest hammer coming down on live entertainment feeds ring the bell to major media that the playing field has changed?
Join the Talking Sound podcast as we delve into these questions and more with College of Hip Hop Knowledge founder and artist Jsun The Prophesor.
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