Creative and Financial Aspects of Sampling
Rihanna's #1 Billboard Hot 100 single "Work" contains an interpolation of "If You Were Here Tonight" written by Monte Moir of Prince's band The Time. Drake's #1 Billboard Hot 100 "One Dance" contains a master sample of "Do You Mind" performed by Paleface & Kyla. Now more than ever the hits of today sample the songs of yesterday. An experienced music attorney will guide us through the complexities of a sample clearance agreement. A major label music executive will discuss how samples affect royalties. A grammy award winning music publisher demonstrate the steps of clearing a sample from the publishing side. A Grammy Award winning producer will discuss the creative aspects of sampling.
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