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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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Overview As you already know, SAG-AFTRA governs the aspects of its members working conditions–from the actual conditions on the set to the ins and outs of compensation (see our previous posts on this). The Union sets minimums for all of its members regarding their regular pay, holiday pay, and overtime. Thus, members of SAG-AFTRA are...
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Steven Tyler, front man of the legendary rock band, Aerosmith is yet another person with a bone to pick with Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump– Tyler’s lawyers have reached out to Trump for President, Inc. with a cease & desist letter to discontinue use of the song “Dream On”. Although Trump and Tyler have been unlikely buddies of sort recently,...
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