Following the joint licensing agreement by Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK), Kenya Association of Music Producers (KAMP) and Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MSCK), the collective management organizations have signed a new deal with streaming app Songa.
This agreement will give Songa access to the music
The three Collective Management Organisations were licensed by their regulator Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) to collect and distribute royalties on behalf of owners of Copyright and related rights for the year 2019 after meeting KECOBO’s requirements.
The Chairmen of the three societies, Mr. Anthony Karani (KAMP), Mr. Ephantus Wahome, (PRISK) & Mr. Japheth Kassanga (MCSK) who signed the deal yesterday, are very enthusiastic about this development as it will enable artistes earn more. This partnership will unlock more opportunities for artistes to exploit and gain from their art.