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Outsider and Sniper Sound sue each other

By jennywill   Thursday, July 4, 2013   19,704   102   0



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Outsider has filed a lawsuit against his former agency Sniper Sound asking for proper pay for his music and various activities.

Outsider had recently pre-released "Crying Bird" from his fourth album, and when fans tried to buy his previous songs, they realized that all of his songs from 2007 to 2010, in other words the songs he released under MC Sniper's Sniper Sound, were no longer available.

This turned out to be because Outsider had filed earlier on requesting for his contract to be dissolved due to payment issues and also moved onto a different agency. In turn, Sniper Sound filed their own lawsuit against him asking for his activities to be halted.

Outsider's new agency stated through a press release, "During his contract period, he never received properly calculated payment from his album, digital, CFs, concerts, and events. He also wasn't able to receive clear information regarding some of his production work." They also revealed that Outsider's name was never credited in two songs from MC Sniper's 4th album, nor included in copyrights, even though he had co-written the songs.

Due to this incident, once fellow agency artists Outsider and MC Sniper, two of the most respected names of the Korean hip hop scene, have now come to stand at opposing ends. 

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Source: Newsis via Nate, Hankooki

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mizune Friday, July 26, 2013

oh ;

b2utyfulbaby26 Friday, July 5, 2013

oh no...

KissMeee Thursday, July 4, 2013

Outsider is one of the most unique artists out there, he should be more appreciated ;

xmeimeix Thursday, July 4, 2013

What's up with agencies not properly paying their artists recently >.<

elizabethlim Thursday, July 4, 2013

What's with all the suing business? Just give him his proper pay and you're done. Goodness gracious.... ;

Synquis Thursday, July 4, 2013

you dare to mistreat my Outsider~!?!?

triniblossom Thursday, July 4, 2013

Oh dear...

apocalyptichist Thursday, July 4, 2013

This is really upsetting Outsider is one of my favorite artists! I hope things turn out okay for him

ChangMin_Honey Thursday, July 4, 2013

Wow this is happening too much or is it more artists are fighting back. I understand that the culture isn't about making a whole lot of money but this is ridiculous. Why allow companies to continually rip people off.

This is why all these entertainment companies are spitting out rookies.

People assume they are making a lot but you never know what people are taking home as a paycheck really?

striferaider Thursday, July 4, 2013

there fighting back more and more these days

melon Thursday, July 4, 2013

once one start to fight back and have good outcome more will start to be brave and do the same. It's just not right to do that to your artists. They're making you money so wouldn't you want to make them happy too. tsk tsk

cuteemcdeck Thursday, July 4, 2013

Wow..he did outsider dirty for real...

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