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There has been a lot of talk about modern music artists and their rights in regards to compensation from streaming services spearheaded by megastars like Taylor Swift and Ne-Y0– see T-Swizzle Takes a Big Bite of Out of Apple and Ne-Yo says No-No to Low-Low Pay of Songwriters. But what about music before the era of Beyoncé...
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Much like Aretha Franklin and her camp’s stalling of the documentary film “Amazing Grace” (see our previous blog post, “Aretha Franklin Asks Toronto Film Festival to “R.E.S.P.E.C.T.” her Wishes Regarding Documentary Film“), we have yet another case of the real-life people that the film is portraying causing a legal fuss. This time it’s with “Mena”, a film...
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1999 was a huge year for music- Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and Backstreet Boys all had number one albums, and Jay-Z was starting to make a name for himself as a rapper to be reckoned with. That year also brought the Timbaland-produced megahit, “Big Pimpin,'” which made the two a lot of money. Now, sixteen years later, the family...
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Aki Aleong’s career has spanned more than 60 years as an actor, singer, writer, producer and activist. He has served on the National Board of the Screen Actors Guild, appointed National Chair of SAG’S EEOC and was a member of the President’s Diversity/Affirmative Action Task Force. Aki has also been Executive Director of AIM (Asians...
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Last week, The Hollywood Lawyer was pleased to be included with Moe Law Group and a local CPA as part of a free workshop for actors at CAZT studios. (See our original blog post on the event here.) Our lead Entertainment Attorney, David Kim, gave an in-depth, informative presentation on the in’s and out’s of...
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