Cassidy secures SEVEN FIGURE Endorsement Deal with Trojan for "Condom Style"

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 12-18-2012, 07:46 PM         #121
DXFan619  OP
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Other websites are reporting that Cassidy got 7 Million from Trojan.

 5 years ago '11        #122
Silencer 77 heat pts77
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I'snt that more than what the original song was projected to make?

Even so dude won that's better than playin the lotto

Cassidy isn't trash though in my opinion but when you're not heard
from consistently after a nice run for a few years on the radio its like
you have to reintroduce yourself again. Tha'ts a little difficult coming
from a song here a mixtape there.
 5 years ago '11        #123
KRCROOKSNY 108 heat pts108
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Good to see Cass on top.. pause..
 5 years ago '10        #124
TheMindOf 21 heat pts21
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 DXFan619 said:
Other websites are reporting that Cassidy got 7 Million from Trojan.


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 12-18-2012, 08:07 PM         #125
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Skylar Grey makes n*ggas like Eminem c*m so much Eminem haters gonna have Trojan promote Skylar using condoms cuz the world and Eminem haters CAN'T STAND any more Slim Shady terrorists in the world LOL...

She gonna be one of Trojan's biggest promoters with tweets like this

 12-18-2012, 08:09 PM         #126
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 TheMindOf said:

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That can't be true.

7 Million?

But if they did, Cass won.

Biggest W of all time.

(And Meek takes the biggest L)
 5 years ago '12        #127
The Consultant 367 heat pts367
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 DXFan619 said:
Other websites are reporting that Cassidy got 7 Million from Trojan.


They dun took that SEVEN figure and turned it into 7 milli

 5 years ago '05        #128
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 TheMindOf said:
Who's hatin?

Why whenever n*ggas try to use common sense and logic before believing everything that comes out of a rapper mouth, they gotta be hatin'.

We see threads with rappers lying EVERYDAY.

Most n*ggas in here are just waiting on confirmation from Trojan Brand. Thats hate?




I think he was saying that unless someone can refute it with FACTS......they basically need to STFU and concentrate on theirs........ worrying a.ss nuccas
 5 years ago '08        #129
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No way

congrats to him tho hahah
 5 years ago '05        #130
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Haven't played a song from him since before he got locked but always like to see a black man getting money, hope he manages to stay out of trouble
 12-18-2012, 08:28 PM         #131
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 TB said:
the REAL question is why the fu*k do yall care, muthafu*kas on bx stay counting other dudes pockets like yall they jumpoff hoes or something, stop that sucka sh*t
for real tho. u gotta give cass his credit. dude did some goofy freestyle sh*t and made seven figures off it. thats hustlin.
 5 years ago '11        #132
O D 6 heat pts
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i wonder if he knew what he was doing the whole time..



 5 years ago '11        #133
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 Ghost Writer said:
This sounds like complete bullsh*t. What are they even endorsing? The song that he stole from another artist? You know how many millions they would have to pay PSY to even use a rendition of that song once...
None!

Cassidy can just label his song as a parody. And under U.S. Law, you are allowed to record a parody without permission from the original artist and you don't have to pay them either.

Which means they won't owe PSY a dime
 12-18-2012, 08:49 PM         #134
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 1andonlyKingP said:
None!

Cassidy can just label his song as a parody. And under U.S. Law, you are allowed to record a parody without permission from the original artist and you don't have to pay them either.

Which means they won't owe PSY a dime
This true?

If it is, Cassidy really a hustla. He done husteled PSY and got millions.
 5 years ago '08        #135
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Cass Won...
 5 years ago '11        #136
1andonlyKingP 105 heat pts105
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 DXFan619 said:
This true?

If it is, Cassidy really a hustla. He done husteled PSY and got millions.
Yep, it's true



Fair use is a limitation and exception to the exclusive right granted by copyright law to the author of a creative work. In United States copyright law, fair use is a doctrine that permits limited use of copyrighted material without acquiring permission from the rights holders.


Fair use and parody

Producers or creators of parodies of a copyrighted work have been sued for infringement by the targets of their ridicule, even though such use may be protected as fair use. These fair use cases distinguish between parodies (using a work in order to poke fun at or comment on the work itself) and satires (using a work to poke fun at or comment on something else). Courts have been more willing to grant fair use protections to parodies than to satires, but the ultimate outcome in either circumstance will turn on the application of the four fair use factors.

In Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music Inc the Supreme Court recognized parody as a potential fair use, even when done for profit. Roy Orbison's publisher, Acuff-Rose Music Inc, had sued 2 Live Crew in 1989 for their use of Orbison's "Oh, Pretty Woman" in a mocking rap version with altered lyrics. The Supreme Court viewed 2 Live Crew's version as a ridiculing commentary on the earlier work, and ruled that when the parody was itself the product rather than used for mere advertising, commercial sale did not bar the defense. The Campbell court also distinguished parodies from satire, which they described as a broader social critique not intrinsically tied to ridicule of a specific work, and so not deserving of the same use exceptions as parody because the satirist's ideas are capable of expression without the use of the other particular work. A number of appellate decisions have recognized that a parody may be a protected fair use, including both the Second (Leibovitz v. Paramount Pictures Corp.) and Ninth Circuits (Mattel v. Walking Mountain Productions). Most recently, in Suntrust v. Houghton Mifflin, a suit was brought unsuccessfully against the publication of The Wind Done Gone, which reused many of the characters and situations from Gone with the Wind, but told the events from the point of view of the slaves rather than the slaveholders. The Eleventh Circuit, applying Campbell, recognized that The Wind Done Gone was fair use, and vacated the district court's injunction against its publication.
 5 years ago '05        #137
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 1andonlyKingP said:
None!

Cassidy can just label his song as a parody. And under U.S. Law, you are allowed to record a parody without permission from the original artist and you don't have to pay them either.

Which means they won't owe PSY a dime
:hillwhoa:



Tha HUSTLA!!!
 5 years ago '10        #138
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 1andonlyKingP said:
None!

Cassidy can just label his song as a parody. And under U.S. Law, you are allowed to record a parody without permission from the original artist and you don't have to pay them either.

Which means they won't owe PSY a dime
So if they was gonna do this.. Lets just say for argument sake that this is what they chose to do.

Yea, they can definitely label theirs as a parody, but that means they can't use the same beat as the PSY record (which is obviously the reason people like the song so much, seeing as its in Korean)

Also, they can't use the same exact melodies, the way Cassidy has in his song. Theirs can be similar, but not the same.

My last thing, is if they were gonna do this, why would they pay an artist who hasn't charted in 7 years, upwards of a million dollars?

Why wouldnt they just steal his idea? He owns no parts of that freestyle, seeing as its on somebody elses song anyway.

Think. Just use your brain for a minute or 2. Thats all it takes
 5 years ago '11        #139
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 TheMindOf said:
Yea, they can definitely label theirs as a parody, but that means they can't use the same beat as the PSY record (which is obviously the reason people like the song so much, seeing as its in Korean)

Also, they can't use the same exact melodies, the way Cassidy has in his song. Theirs can be similar, but not the same.
Oh really? You know who Weird Al Yankovic is? Well in case you don't, he's a well-known parody artist.

He parodies them and uses the same exactly beat in all his parodies. People have tried to sue him, but to no avail because he's protected under the fair use act.

Cassidy is safe
 5 years ago '05        #140
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Cass- #,###,###- 1 song/poking fun





Meek- ###,###- album plus promo/producers etc



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