MUSIC LICENSING / CLEARANCE
For more detailed information please read our "GOIAS_Basic License_Sample Clearance and Usage".
With respect to commercial usage of Recordings containing GOIAS Samples/Compositions, the following shall apply:
Minor Releases: You may use the sample for recordings on your own personal projects, independent releases, beat tapes, and mix tapes that are not distributed or released via a "Major Label" (i.e., Sony, BMG, UMG, WEA, or their subsidiaries) or "Large Indie Label" (i.e., Alamo, Empire, 300, E1 or comparable label) (each such release, a "Minor Release") at no additional cost outside of the License Fee, provided that any Minor Release that exceeds one million streams on Apple Music, Spotify or YouTube shall be considered a Major Release for purposes of this license and shall be subject to the terms below for Major Releases.
Major Releases: for Recordings to be distributed or released via a major label or large indie label, or any minor release that exceeds one million streams on Apple Music, Spotify or YouTube (each such release, a "Major Release"), you shall be required to:
(a) Contact us promptly to seek clearance for use of the sample on a release;
(b) Settle on a songwriting split anywhere between 5% to 25% of the publishing for the total song, and no more than 33% of your own record/master royalty on the released track (Example: if you have a 3% Producer Royalty on the song, we can't ask you for more than 1%);
(c) Provide [us/the creator of the applicable sample] with Production or Co-Production credit on any singles or albums (in any configuration), in advertisements, and wherever metadata permits.