In response to an article from venerable hip-hop blog DJ Booth highlighting SZA’s success story, Savage’s manager triumphantly revealed that, due to the huge following Savage built prior to signing with L.A. Reid’s Epic Records, he was able to leverage a deal that awarded 100 percent ownership of all master recordings …
Does 21 Savage own his Masters?
Two years later, shortly after Chris Brown signed a deal with RCA Records that allowed him to own his masters, Savage made a point to remind people that he, too, owned his: “I own 100% of my masters,” he tweeted hours after Breezy’s deal was announced. 21 Savage has plenty of reason to boast.
Does 21 own his Masters?
It isn’t the first time the 28-year-old rapper has flexed ownership of his masters. In January 2017, fresh off the enormous success of his 2016 collaborative EP with Metro Boomin, Savage Mode, 21 leveraged a deal with L.A. Reid’s Epic Records that awarded him 100 percent ownership of all master recordings.
How does 21 Savage make money?
21 Savage makes money from his music, live shows, and concerts. The famous rapper earned $1 million in 2017 by performing at a Bar Mitzvah for a night. Similarly, he charges $25,000 on average for each performance which adds a heavy amount to his net worth.
Did 21 Savage own his master recordings too long before Chris Brown?
21 Savage says he owned his masters too long before Chris Brown. Chris Brown announced yesterday that he is the youngest artist to own his master recordings as part of a new deal with RCA Records. 21 Savage, who is younger than Brown, says he owns his master recordings from the moment he signed his first record deal.
Does DJ Khaled own Masters?
“For the majority of my career, I’ve owned half my masters of everything I’ve done,” Khaled says. “So I always was smart with my business, and it’s paying off. It’s called leverage.