Roxanne Shante Left the Industry at 25 Because She Never Got a Royalty Check (Part 7)

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In this clip, Roxanne Shante explained that she left the music industry at 25-years-old because of unpaid royalties. She talked about how her label found ways to circumvent her earnings to not see her pockets. Roxanne Shante also clarified an earlier statement made about legendary producer Marly Marl in reference to the label situation. For Roxanne Shante, she was looking for a more proactive response from Marly who knew the label had shady business practices but didn’t alert her to their wrongdoing. In turn, Roxanne lost a lot of money at the time but has since been rightly compensated.

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