Today, the estate of modern icon XXXTentacion shares news regarding his anxiously awaited first official posthumous album, SKINS.
The record will arrive on Friday, December 7 via the newly reupped partnership between his own imprint Bad Vibes Forever and EMPIRE. Notably, EMPIRE—headed by Ghazi Shami—ignited the explosion of his 2017 debut 17, which bowed at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 and went RIAA platinum.
Heralding the impending arrival, the first single “BAD” was released at midnight with instant viral chatter. Snippets from his Instagram Live Story had gone viral preceding the release. Now, the track showcases the impressive power of his
Sony has finished up its acquisition of EMI Music Publishing. The news was discovered in a filing with the SEC Wednesday. The merger is expected to give Sony nearly $1.3 billion in revenue.
News of the deal comes about three weeks after the EU Commission gave the deal regulatory approval.
However, back in 2012, Sony and other investors acquired EMI Music Publishing for $2.2 billion dollars. To finish the outright ownership deal that was valued at $4.75 billion dollars, Sony paid about $2.3 billion to buy out the other investor groups.
To get the deal done, Sony paid $287.5 million to the Jackson estate for its nearly 10 percent share. Sony also agreed to assume $1.359 billion in debt. According to the SEC filing,