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Their business smarts are as sharp as knives.
The other day, news came out that Jay-Z signed a publishing deal with Warner/Chappell Music. The agreement gives Hov control over the copyrights of his albums since 2008 and, at the end of 2013, music going back to 2004.
A day after that deal became news, a deal involving Jay’s wife, Beyonce, became public.
Bey has signed her own publishing deal with Warner.
“Beyoncé has signed a global publishing agreement with Warner/Chappell Music, Billboard has learned exclusively. Effective immediately, Warner/Chappell — headed by chairman/CEO Cameron Strang — will administer the 17-time Grammy winner’s future songwriting, including her anticipated next album.”
We think Jay put it best: “I’m not a businessman, I’m a business, man.