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Dancehall Artist Mr. Lexx Says Label Own Rights To 145 Of His Songs For Life

Mr. Lexx is questioning VP Records’ right to own and control the publishing of 145 of his songs. In a now-deleted tweet made on Saturday, May 22, the dancehall deejay questioned the cruelty of the situation with the Caribbean-owned record label. “How cruel is this? VP records is telling me they own the publishing for 145 of my songs for the rest of my life. Imagine the countless artists they did this to. Imagine how much artists died without a cent in their account and VP still collects their cheques. How is this legal?” Mr. Lexx questioned. The dancehall veteran, who reigned supreme during the late 90s to early 2000s, was once signed to the New York-based record label, and together, they created a string of hits. These include “Hold The Line” featuring Santig...