Michael Jackson's dispute with Sony Music started long before the "Invincible" production. That had only been the tip of the iceberg.
Category: Intellectual Property & Music Business
THE INAPPROPRIATE EXPLOITATION OF MJ’S CATALOG IN THE NINETIES
When MJ and his brothers left Motown Records, they signed with CBS Records in 1975. After the Off The Wall album, attorney John Branca negotiated for Michael Jackson a separated contract and new agreement with BMI, a company that collects artists' royalties from songs public performance. Meanwhile, Thriller became the biggest selling album of music… Continue reading THE INAPPROPRIATE EXPLOITATION OF MJ’S CATALOG IN THE NINETIES
MJ AND THE NEW ECONOMY
Michael Jackson, projected into the New Millennium, was no longer the man who shared the podium with the then President of the United States, Ronald Reagan. Aside from the new artistic maturity and quality of content production, he was “poorer” (poor in the broad sense, considering his privileged status) ten years later. The New Economic,… Continue reading MJ AND THE NEW ECONOMY