Hip-Hop: Cam'ron & Juelz Santana

This catalog of hip-hop music has been collecting royalties since 2004. Its earnings grew each of the last three years, with 2016 increasing 86% from 2015.


closing price

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Top Bid: Andrew C

Historic royalty income is no indication of future royalty income. Future royalty income is dependent upon future sales and licensing revenue generated by the sound recordings or compositions associated with this listing.

Starting Price: $7,000
Bidding Increment: $250
Closing Price: $15,500
End Date: Jun 27, 2017, 3:03 PM MDT
Investment Term: Life of author + 70 years
Last 12 Months' Royalties: $2,460
Royalty Type: Public Performance
First Payment: September 2017
Fees: $500 BMI Payee Account Fee*

*BMI charges a one-time fee of $500 to open a new payee account, which will be debited from the payee's first royalty distribution. Once opened, multiple royalty streams can be routed to the buyer's payee account. If you already have a BMI payee account, there is no fee.


This catalog of hip-hop music has been collecting royalties since 2004. Its earnings grew each of the last three years, with 2016 increasing an impressive 86% from 2015. In the last 12 months, this asset produced $2,460 in royalties.

Up for auction is 100% of the songwriter's share of public performance royalties from hip-hop music by Cam'ron, Jim Jones, Juelz Santana, and more. Three of the top earning songs in the catalog, “Killa Cam,” “Dipset Anthem,” & “Tha Mobb” were released over a decade ago and have earned every year since they came out. Not only that, but royalties for all three songs have increased each year since 2014. Check out the financials tab for more details.

Another contributor to last year's growth is a new addition to the catalog: “Huang's World” by Cam'ron. “Huang's World” is the theme song for the food travel show of the same name, starring Eddie Huang. Huang and Cam'ron became friends when filming a project in 2015. The following year Huang enlisted Cam'ron to create the new theme song for the second season of his show. Season two of “Huang's World” premiered last year, meaning the song just started to collect royalties in 2016. Should you win this auction, every time an episode with the song, “Huang's World” airs on TV or is streamed, you will earn money.

Key Drivers

1) Cam'ron and Juelz Santana, artists featured in this catalog, are both actively releasing new music. New releases can help boost an artist's back catalog because the release of new music draws discovery among new fans who are listening to these artists for the first time.

2) Cam'ron's “Huang's World” theme was specifically created for season two of the show. Theme music is the song played at the outset of any given series. This is different than typical production music, as a theme song is played consistently and more often. Every time an episode of season two airs, you will earn royalties. If this theme is used is another season of Huang's world, additional royalties will be earned.

Want to learn more about theme songs? Check out our blog post here.

What is being sold?

100% of the seller's interest in the songwriter's share of public performance royalties attributable to the seller's catalog of musical works administered by BMI. See the “Financials” tab for a full track list.

How does this asset make money?

Every time “Dipset Anthem” or any song in this catalog, is played on the radio, Pandora, or any other type of public performance, you earn royalties. BMI makes payments quarterly and the first distribution you will receive is September 2017.

What rights are included?

  Musical Composition Sound Recording
Copyrights included? No
Public Performance
Sources: Internet Streaming, AM/FM & Satellite Radio, TV/Film/Commercial Performances, etc. Internet Streaming, Satellite Radio, Digital Downloads, CD Sales, TV/Film/Commercial Placements & Performances, Samples, etc.
Distributors: BMI

About the Royalty Distributor

BMI represents more than 10.5 million musical works created and owned by more than 700,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers. BMI supports businesses and organizations that play music publicly by offering blanket music licenses that permit them to play more than 10.5 million musical works.


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