Focalistic prefers making no noise about owning his music masters

Focalistic prefers making no noise about owning his music masters

- Focalistic has told his fans he prefers making no noise about owning his music masters

- Focalistic has shared that he is a fully independent artist and owns all his masters

- The Ke Star hitmaker is one of the hip and happening artists currently in Mzansi and he is letting his songs make all the noise for him

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Focalistic is currently one of the hottest artists in Mzansi as the country moves towards the festive season. The rapper is doing very well for himself, especially as an independent artist. His song Ke Star has recently been certified gold and has over 250 000 views on YouTube.

The star recently took to Twitter to tell his fans that he owns his music masters but he never makes noise about it. A fan, who didn't know that Focalistic was not signed to a major, realised that he was independent when AKA shared the recent Radio Monitor's chart. Ke Star is charting at number 31 on the chart. Pitori Maradona told the fan:

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"Fully independent. I own my masters vele, just never make noise about it. For me it’s about my freedom, wang’vrostana. 18 Area Music."

Another fan then asked Focalistic if he knows any artists who make noise about owning their masters. The artist replied:

"This is not a shot at anyone fam. I’m saying I’ve been seeing people comment about my masters and I have never replied. I just prefer freedom wang’vrostana."

The music masters topic recently trended on social media when Kanye West wrote a series of tweets about owning masters.

According to, a master is the jargon used to refer to the underlying rights to a song. Literally, the "master recording" is the original version from which everything else stems. This also means that the holder of the master has control over the financial gains from the recordings as well.

Focalistic Prefers Making No Noise About Owning His Music Masters
Focalistic says he prefers making no noise about owning his music masters. Image: @focalistic/Instagram
Source: Instagram

In other music news, reported that AKA took to social media to announce that his upcoming project is ready for release. Supa Mega shared that Bhovamania has been mixed and mastered. He shared that he only thing that's left now is just a release date.

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The Fela In Versace hitmaker has been using social media to let his fans in on the latest developments in relation to the album. AKA is expected to drop the highly-anticipated EP just in time for festive season.

His fans have been urging him to drop the project soon because his arch-rival Cassper Nyovest has already dropped an album. Mufasa dropped . AKA tweeted on Monday, 28 September:

"The project is complete. Mixed. Mastered. Everything. All that I need now is our release date."

The musician's fans have taken to his comment section to urge him to drop the project next month because they're now "tired" of listening to Cassper's new album.

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