Singer is 1st U.S. artist to embrace blockchain-primarily based tunes application which makes it possible for artists and tunes labels to give followers access to tunes royalty possibilities.
current: Mar 10, 2020 15:00 PDT
March 10, 2020(Newswire.com) –
For a musician, becoming on a major file label and becoming independent are two unique enterprise propositions solely, each and every with its very own pluses and minuses.
R&B artist Annyett Royale, at present an independent, has carried out equally. Now she’s turning to the tunes application Zeptagram as a way to aid control the legal rights to her tunes, get it some excess publicity, and produce revenue all at as soon as.
“I’m glad to share my tunes with my supporters in this way,” stated Royale, who is advertising five p.c of the legal rights to her new single “Best Friend” on Zeptagram. “It’s cool that Zeptagram makes it possible for you to do this in such a versatile way. I feel much more artists will be enthusiastic to join as they see much more examples of it in action.”
Using the Telos blockchain, Zeptagram delivers an modern trading platform that makes it possible for customers and sellers to trade tunes legal rights like shares of inventory on Nasdaq. The primary audience is musicians who may possibly want to monetize their operate by advertising, say, a partial possession stake in a composition whilst retaining greater part interest — and therefore creative handle.
This tactic is substantially unique than the typical process of shopping for and advertising creative legal rights in the tunes sector.
Zeptagram CEO and co-founder Christina Löwenström stated Annyett’s sale is a massive milestone for the Sweden-primarily based platform as its 1st major partnership with a U.S. artist.
“We’re so joyful to have Annyett on board,” stated Löwenström, who is also a musician herself. “I’ve regarded her supervisor from way back again, which is seriously how this came about. As we talked much more about what Zeptagram is accomplishing now, we realized it just created feeling.”
In the late nineteen nineties, Annyett took a most likely a much more conventional path inside the tunes sector. She fulfilled the rapper Snoop Dogg via a household mate. This, in turn, led to an introduction to Grasp P and a file deal with his No Limit file label.
Annyett admits now that she bought relatively misplaced in the blend at No Limit —a seriously rap-centered label at the time —though she was grateful for the prospect to be aspect of its early days. Afterward, she finished up leaving the sector for a time to operate other work, but about 10 years ago commenced to file once again.
Her goal for now is to boost Very best Good friend and turn it into a hit to fund other initiatives, including a whole album launch.
Relating to Zeptagram’s function in that strategy, Annyett stated: “If it can aid my tunes, and aid me get my tunes to much more men and women, which is cool. I’m glad to give it a check out, see how it goes, and how it works for me.”
Annyett Royale, Singer/Songwriter — E mail: [email protected]
Zeptagram: Christina Löwenström, Co-Founder/CEO — E mail: [email protected]
Resource: Telos Foundation