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Killer Mike Sells Entire Catalog In New Deal with Reservoir Media

The Atlanta native entered into a new publishing deal that's part of a growing industry trend.

Killer Mike is officially joining the growing group of musicians selling parts or all of their discography.

According to a press release, the rapper turned philanthropist, recently signed a new publishing deal with Reservoir Media  to include “his entire catalog and future works.”

“A great publisher is a major key to success, and I’m excited to embark on this phase of my career with the dynamic team at Reservoir,” Mike said in a press statement regarding the new deal.

Reservoir Media’s Executive Vice President of A&R and Catalog Development, Faith Newman, also released a statement via Instagram describing the Atlanta native as being “a fixture of hip-hop for decades now,” before noting that “both his past successes and upcoming music continue to push boundaries and address deeply meaningful topics.”

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Newman added that “artists and visionaries of his caliber do not come around often, and we are grateful to be the publishing home for such a trailblazing creator.”

Aforementioned, Mike is the latest artist to join the industry trend. Earlier this year, Grammy award-winning artist John Legend did something similar when the “Heaven” singer sold the copyrights alongside his right to receive royalties from songs dating from 2004-2021, Bloomberg reported.

DL Music IP LP, an affiliate of San Francisco-based KKR Credit Advisors (US) LLC and BMG Rights Management (US) LLC, each purchased a 50% stake in the catalog.

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