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Sony Music Protects Wizkid’s Right, Stops Circulation Of Starboy, Drake-Collaborated Single, ‘Hush Up The Silence’

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Sony Music Protects Wizkid’s Right, Stops Circulation Of Starboy, Drake-Collaborated Single, ‘Hush Up The Silence’

New collaborated single of Nigerian superstar, Wizkid and Canadian rapper, Drake, titled ‘Hush Up The Silence’ leaked online on Saturday, January 14, 2017.

The song reportedly floated online from a source in Wizkid’s camp, since the song got to the blogosphere, Sony Music has made all necessary efforts to protect the intellectual right of Wizkid and Drake by stopping the circulation of the song online.

Sony Music representative, in order to stop the circulation of the track online and ensure the removal of the track from platforms that have already put it up for unofficial downloads, contacted the webmasters for compliance.

The message read in part; “We are asking for your immediate assistance in stopping this unauthorised activity.  We require you to take action to immediately cease making available, distributing and/or referring/linking users to infringing copies of the IFPI Represented Companies’ Sound Recordings on your service. That action should include, where applicable:

  • Deleting all copies from your service’s servers; and
  • Deleting and/or disabling all URLs;

The action required should be taken not only in relation to the URLs/locations indicated in the notice, but in relation to all instances of making available, distributing and/or referring/linking users to infringing copies of the IFPI Represented Companies’ Sound Recordings on your service.

Further, we ask you to take reasonable steps to prevent further instances of making available, distributing and/or referring/linking users to infringing copies of the IFPI Represented Companies’ Sound Recordings on your service.”

Webmasters were contacted the next working day, Monday, January 16, 2017 ‘Hush Up The Silence’ leaked online.

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