Hip-Hop Duo CHAPTABOIS - Catalog #1

Music from Hip-hop duo CHAPTABOIS that has been used in movies such as Southpaw, Snitch, Camp X-Ray and on TV shows like Orange Is the New Black, American Horror Story, and more!


closing price

Auction Closed

Top Bid: Athanasios B

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: $10,000
Bidding Increment: $250
Closing Price: $10,500
End Date: Nov 21, 2016, 3:00 PM MST
Investment Term: Life of author + 70 years
Last 12 Months' Royalties: $3,426
Royalty Type: Public Performance
First Payment: January 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.


Hip-hop duo CHAPTABOIS create hip-hop music that weaves smart and socially conscious lyrics with floor shaking beats. The music of CHAPTABOIS has been featured on various media channels, shows, and films. Placements include hit movies such as Southpaw with Jake Gyllenhall, Snitch featuring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Camp X-Ray with Kristen Stewart and on TV shows like Orange Is the New Black, American Horror Story, and more. These high-profile placements can result in significant public performance royalties.

Songs in this catalog continue to be desirable tracks for TV placements. In fact, the CHAPTABOIS song "Settle Down" was recently placed in an episode of the WE TV show Growing Up Hip Hop that aired on November 10th. This recent placement is just one example of how the winner of the auction will benefit from new placements in TV shows and the continued airing of those shows.

In the last 12 months, this catalog earned $3,426. BMI will distribute the royalties to the winner of this auction on a quarterly basis, and the first royalty check will be distributed to the winner in January 2017. More detailed information can be found in the Financials tab.

*Note: Each member of the CHAPTABOIS duo has a listing on Royalty Exchange. While the catalogs are very similar, each has different songwriting contributions, accounting for the differences in financial data.  See the other listing here.

What is being sold?

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

How does this asset make money?

Every time a song in this catalog is played on the radio, Apple Music, Pandora, Spotify, or in any other type of public performance, you earn royalties. If a networks airs a TV show or a film that uses any of the songs in this catalog, a public performance royalty is generated.

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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