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Tina Turner's Recordings Rake In An Estimated $3.7M Annually, Report Says

The passing of Tina Turner was a tough loss for the music industry. Millions of people across the globe celebrated the life of the rock and roll legend, who lived to the age of 83. Prior to passing away, Turner took matters into her own hands to preserve her music. As previously shared by AfroTech, the late entertainer sold the rights to her music catalog to BMG in October 2021.

Ngozi Nwanji

May 30, 2023

Akon's Ex-Business Partner Says The Singer Allegedly Still Owes Him $4M

Akon and his former business partner are making headlines, but not for good reason. According to PageSix, the R&B singer is being accused of refusing to pay his end of a contract agreement with Devyne Stephens, the music executive who helped to launch his career and has worked with the likes of Destiny’s Child, Jay-Z, Pink, TLC, and Usher. He claims that he is owed $750,000 and nearly $3 million in royalties. The original 2018 agreement confirms that Akon agreed to pay Stephens $3.25 million over the span of four years. However, the updated suit alleges that he hasn’t paid the final $750,000 installment.

Shanique Yates

Jan 20, 2022