Marvel Alexander, one of the producers for ASAP Ferg’s “Shabba” track, took to Twitter to vent about how he was only compensated $500 for making the beat.
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41 thoughts on “ASAP Ferg Producer Says He Was Initially Paid $500 for ‘Shabba’”
I mean if you sold the exclusives for $500 and didn’t state anything in the contract about a higher percentage for royalties you can’t be mad. That’s the business🤷🏽♂️
Still on dislike gang
No more everyday struggle?!
We did it guys!
Pay joe budden
Just rap and make your own beats straight up
i mean producers gotta show out you only had one hit nigga didnt understand the odds of music shouldve had more heat cooking
Block chain tech will solve all this
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i was thinking about this issue the other day.. came to a conclusion that no matter how good the beat, it would never be a hit without the artist. then again the hit wouldnt exist without the beat. its a two way street. it should be 50/50 and artists get the fame generated opportunities and touring revenue on top of that. its not that complicated.
Pay work ppl he should been good royalties cuz if think he was going get big ass cut before he wilding ferg was new artist and he was unestablished producer so my nigga u should been looking at your royalties.
shoulda payed joe budden
All these headshot pics of ferg in the video y’all act like it’s his fault
Don't be mad because your dumb ass chose to take 1000 for the beat instead of royalties. Know ya worth homie ⛽⛽
Pshh I never got paid for all of my hard work
no producers is jus stupid, spend so much time perfecting there craft, they don't even try to learn the business side of shit, they want the quick buck, especially if your homeless in his case in the video…. feel bad but his own fault really
Sounds like he sold it for $1000, then the song blew up and he wanted more. Ferg aint entitled to give him anything, but if I got 1.5 Mil and I KNOW that that song blew me up, i could at least throw him $5000-$10,000. A$AP prolly made $50 Million+ off that song alone.
dont do it for the money. the end.
Looks like Ferg tapped that
Just how y'all didn't cut the check for Joe ?
Pulling that this year, ain’t no album here Bra
Ferg didn't do anything wrong
Bout to go bump shabba now
just because rocky and ferg and ian getting money everyone wants a piece its history take your trophy it aint about the moneyyy
Gotta subscribe to joe Budden channel now
I been watching mad Ferg interviews and videos lately and looking more into his style and fashion and complex go and drop 2 vids on Ferg in 3 days. That shit weird
That beat is whack!!! Go figure… #shutup
Every time I see this I guy I think I am watching a Black Elmer Fudd
3% royalties …should be 50percent
Producers run the game smh yall dont pay them the respect they deserve cause they not flashing 1mil worth of jewelry in your face everywhere, everyday….
Y’all treat joe just like that tho lmaoo soon basically mad a intrumental & now isn’t getting paid what its worth
His fault for accepting the deal.
Yah run this fs but jerk'd Budden Complex = Birdman
Everyone go to Atlantic records instagram or some shit and tell em to stop fucking over producers and to cut alll the bullshit
I’m a simple man. I see this drowsy bitch, I hit dislike.
Once you sell the exclusive rights you can't envy the rappers success and want more from him like he did you wrong. 😂
That’s why most rappers and producers should go independent don’t sign your soul to these labels be your own boss or at least be partners
Ferg wasn’t really anything til shabba, so what was he expecting to get paid lol, fucking dumbass
you do have to pay your dues, & 500 is a lot more than most producers get paid. I gotta cpl producers, still haven't paid over like 100 for a whole transaction (usually get bundles of beats). So, if you know the beat is worth more, better hold out cause once you sell dat big no one is gonna cry for ya.