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Dr. Dre is finishing up $250 million music copyright deal with Universal Music Group and Shamrock Holdings

INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 13: Dr. Dre performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show at SoFi Stadium on February 13, 2022 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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Dre is selling some of his publishing rights

is reportedly about to close a deal to sell part of his publishing rights to Shamrock Holdings and Universal Group separately for a total of $250M, according to Billboard. The deal will mainly involve income from two of his solo albums, as well as his contribution to N..A's catalog.

This will include artist royalties, producer royalties, and writer's royalties on the music he doesn't own copyrights to. This may entail tracks from his album The Chronic.

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