Ski lowThe famous 1995 single “I Wish” is trying to put some money in someone’s pocket … because royalties have just been sold in the open market.
The loyalty stream of the iconic hip-hop songwriter, Loyalty exchange The initial asking price was $ 375,000, but obviously that number was too high … for everyone. The final buyer dropped only $ 245,000 to scoop up the rights to “I Wish.” Quite a bargain!
Transactions are, in principle, similar to mega-transactions, anyway. Bruce Springsteen Stopped this week-sold all his publishing rights and royalties to Sony For $ 500 million..
Regarding Skee-Lo, it is said that the revenue of hit songs has increased recently because the number of views of the streaming service has increased. “I Wish” was streamed over 103 million times on Spotify alone and paid royalties. About $ 28,000 in the last 12 months.
Skee-Lo released the song in 1995, but it quickly hit, broke the charts, and was finally nominated for a Grammy Award.
You know what happens … “I wish I could be a little taller, I wish I had a baller, but I wish I had a good looking girl. Bats and 64 Impalas.”
Skee-Lo singles have been Gold Certified for selling over 600,000 copies.