Just last March, Anthony Martini became the CEO of Royalty Exchange, a marketplace where buyers and sellers can trade music, rights, and copyright. He explains how royalties can benefit middle and lower-tier creatives in this economy of hit records, highlighting what Royalty Exchange is capable of as a platform. He then talks about the practical applications of NFTs. He also weighs in on what he has learned as a former artist, an artist manager, and the founder of an independent record label.
Whether you’re a musician looking for funding or an investor searching for an asset to park your money in, this is the episode for you!
[03:50] The opportunities in selling music catalogs and publishing
[06:48] How Royalty Exchange has grown and what it has to offer as a platform compared to other investment funds
[10:08] About multiples, the “dollar age” metric, and why music royalties are attractive assets
[14:40] Anthony’s insights on hip-hop from a streaming perspective
[17:18] The advantages of getting into the NFT market and the importance of really collaborating with artists
[22:32] On the legal feud between Roc-A-Fella co-founders Damon Dash and Jay-Z
[29:55] On setting up deals with digital distributors, artists, Youtubers, and Twitch streamers
[36:36] What it was like to work with big record labels, manage Lil Dicky and Tyga, and founding Commission Records
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Host: Dan Runcie, @RuncieDan, trapital.co
Guest: Anthony Martini, @realantmoney, Royalty Exchange
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