- Emtee got hit with the owning masters question thanks to DJ Maphorisa
- DJ Maphorisa raised the topic when he highlighted how many SA artists don't actually own their own music
- Emtee made it clear that it's a hella sensitive topic
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Emtee got a tad touched on social media recently when the topic of owning the masters of his music came up.
The topic became a thing thanks to DJ Maphorisa, who decided to spark drama by asking questions he knew would have some artists feeling some type of way.
Briefly.co.za learnt that Emtee took quite the knock when asked questions regarding owning his music.
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When speaking of owning masters, this means that the artist owns the rights to their music, completely. DJ Maphorisa claimed that he, Kabza and Samthing Soweto are masters owners and that artists like Lady Zamar, Prince Kaybee and Mafikzolo are not.
Everyone knows how heavy Emtee’s journey has been since ditching his former label, Ambitiouz Entertainment. So, when this question question was posed to him, our guy got a bit emotional.
Emtee made it very clear that this is a sensitive topic and that peeps should really have a bit of compassion before asking artists this question.
In other Mzansi artist news, the fight to have Woolworths SA play our artists' music is something many feel strongly about.
Mzansi artists have united and come out guns blazing against the Woolworths brand. Mzansi musos feel that this will cut out a lot of independent artists who depend on royalties for their livelihood. Musicians such as Moozlie and Toya Delazy have come out to condemn Woolworths and support #PlayOurMusicWoolies.
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