In September 2018, Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino) filed a lawsuit against his former label Glassnote Records on account of an ongoing royalties dispute between the 2 events. Now, Glover and Glassnote have settled the dispute, Variety studies and Pitchfork can affirm.
The 2018 lawsuit claimed that Glassnote owed Glover upwards of $10,000 in streaming royalties. It additionally acknowledged that the impartial document label had been miscalculating funds in breach of their licensing settlement. The allegations outlined within the go well with included breaches of contract, good religion, honest dealing, and fiduciary obligation, in addition to negligence.
Glover’s authorized motion was in response to a July 2018 complaint filed by Glassnote that requested a decide to mediate their contract dispute with Glover in court docket. “Donald Glover made a claim that he was owed 95% of SoundExchange royalties when we are legislatively and contractually required to share those royalties 50/45,” a Glassnote consultant advised Pitchfork earlier that yr. “We are not asking for anything back from Donald Glover, just that we are able to retain the monies that are contractually and legally ours and that have already been paid to us.”
Now, in accordance with a stipulation of voluntary dismissal filed on Friday (March 1) within the New York Southern District Court, each events have agreed to drop the dispute.
Pitchfork has reached out to representatives for Glover and Glassnote for remark.
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