Shyne Pushes Copyright for Local Artists

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Updated: March 28, 2017

Today at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts, the Belizean Society of Composers Authors and Publishers (BSCAP) held a press conference where they discussed the rampant use of music by businesses without the expressed permission from the music owners/creators without any consent.

JACKIE CASTILLO

In-house attorney, Marissa Longsworth stressed the legal importance of artist music being copyrighted.

MARISSA LONGSWORTH

CEO of BSCAP, Shyne Barrow spoke on the misuse of the artists’ work and how he has some radio stations ready to get on board with copyrighting the local music.

SHYNE BARROW

The idea to have the local music copyrighted has been in the pipeline for years now and it is the hope of the majority of them that it will take flight in the coming months.