Recently the BMI Awards in Atlanta, Georgia where held and the leader of the Mayback Music Group, Rick Ross, took the stage to entertain the audience. Ricky Rozay took the stage to perform with hometown rapper Pill at the end of which he told everyone had he has never had a track with hit-producers Dr Dre, Timbaland or even Pharell Williams, yet he has been able to build his career and fame from the ground up by himself.
Below check out some footage of Rick Ross performing at the awards along with information on what exactly the BMI, and it's awards, are.
Broadcast Music, Inc., a global leader in rights management, collects license fees from businesses that use music, which it distributes as royalties to songwriters, composers & music publishers.Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) collects license fees on behalf of the more than 475,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers it represents and distributes those fees as royalties to members whose works have been publicly performed.
As a performing right organization, or PRO, BMI issues licenses to various users of music, including television and radio stations and networks; new media, including Internet services and websites and mobile technology businesses such as ringtone and ringback providers; satellite audio services like XM and Sirius; nightclubs, discos, hotels, bars, restaurants and other businesses; digital jukeboxes; and live concert venues.
BMI currently represents some more than 6.5 million compositions — a number that is constantly growing. As a result, BMI has, over the years, implemented a number of technological innovations in its continuing effort to gather the most accurate information available about where, when and how its members’ compositions are played or performed, as well as ensuring that royalty payments are made in as precise and timely a manner as possible.
Rick Ross, Pill – At BMI Showcase
BONUS / NEW – Performs At BMI Awards (Alternative)