Entertainment of Monday, 22 August 2016
It is no news that many corporate organizations and outfits take advantage of the works of Musicians without first contacting them.
Not long ago, Apple company played Atom’s “Y3 wo krom” track at one of their conferences without first contacting the artiste. The news got on social media before Atom himself even got to know of it.
Speaking on the AM Pluzz show with Sammy Flex, Atom revealed that he followed the social media post, contacted Apple company and had a deal with them for using his work without his permission.
According to Atom, he contacted his lawyer to take the issue up and eventually they got Apple to settle them with more than $20,000. “Apple paid me between $20,000 and $50,000 for using my song without first contacting me,” He said.
He further revealed that the entire process of the settlement between himself and Apple took 45 days.
Touching on other matters, Atom disclosed his Europe tour which started from France, Denmark, Germany, Holland and ended up in Belgium was a success and that he is preparing to go on his London tour next.