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Ospo Music Distribution Agreement As of March 21, 2021, This Distribution Agreement and Terms of Service (this “Agreement ”) is a binding legal agreement between you and OSPO MUSIC GROUP, is a business registered in Tanzania based in Dar es Salaam dealing with distribution, marketing and publishing of music via digital platforms, whose holding company is OSPO LLC, registered in United States Of America with Address  1209 Mountain Road PL NE STE R, Albuquerque, NM, 87110.

If you are entering into this Agreement on behalf of one or more other people, a group, or a company or other entity, then by accepting this Agreement you represent and warrant to us that you are duly authorised to do so on behalf of all such person(s)/entity(ies) and to bind them to this Agreement and that Ospo Music is fully entitled to rely on that fact (in which case, the term “you ” includes all such people and entities) in our performance under this Agreement.

By clicking to agree to this Agreement, you are accepting the terms and conditions below, so please read and understand them completely before doing so. This Agreement will automatically become effective on the date you click to agree to this Agreement (the “Effective Date”).

OSPO MUSIC DOESN'T TAKE ANY COPYRIGHT OR OTHER INTEREST IN ANY OF YOUR MUSIC, ONLY A LIMITED LICENSE TO DISTRIBUTE.PLEASE UNDERSTAND THAT YOU MUST OWN OR OTHERWISE HAVE THE LEGAL RIGHT TO REPRODUCE AND DISTRIBUTE 100% OF THE RECORDINGS, MUSICAL COMPOSITIONS, LITERARY WORKS, DRAMATIC WORKS, SPOKEN WORD CONTENT, ARTWORK AND ANY OTHER MATERIAL THAT YOU INTEND TO UPLOAD AND DISTRIBUTE VIA THE OSPO MUSIC SERVICE, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO MAKE AND DISTRIBUTE DIGITAL DOWNLOADS EMBODYING THE MUSICAL COMPOSITIONS THEREIN, AND ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSIONS OF SUCH MUSICAL COMPOSITIONS (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, VIA STREAMING SERVICES), AS NECESSARY.FOR EXAMPLE, YOU CANNOT DELIVER TO US ANY REMIXES, OR RECORDINGS THAT INCLUDE SAMPLES UNLESS YOU HAVE ALL NECESSARY WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THE SONGWRITERS AND FROM THE OWNERS OF THE APPLICABLE ORIGINAL RECORDINGS. WE OFFER A SERVICE TO HELP YOU OBTAIN LICENSES FOR RECORDINGS OF COVER VERSIONS OF MUSICAL COMPOSITIONS, BUT YOU MUST OPT-IN TO AND REGISTER FOR THAT SERVICE IF YOU UPLOAD ANY COVER VERSIONS TO US. YOUR RECORDINGS OF COVER VERSIONS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE IN ANY DIGITAL STORE UNTIL OSPO MUSIC RECEIVES NOTICE THAT THE APPROPRIATE LICENSES HAVE BEEN CLEARED.

BASIS TERMS:

Compositions:
The Compositions subject to this Agreement shall include all musical compositions, including lyrics, if any, owned or controlled by Licensor, in whole or in part, and submitted to the admin dashboard web platform for administration hereunder via the Site or otherwise.

Grant of Rights: Ospo Music shall have the following basic rights in accordance with the Standard Terms and Conditions in addition to the rights granted under the Standard Terms and Conditions: exclusive administration rights for the Compositions.non-exclusive synchronisation rights for the Compositions and Subject Masters ;exclusive "micro" synch licensing rights for the Compositions; and exclusive Content ID rights.

AND THEREFORE, THE PARTIES HEREIN AGREE AS FOLLOWS:

Production: The Artist agrees to produce master recordings consisting of songs written and performed by him/her.The Artist agrees that the songs shall be of a quality which is equal to master recordings normally produced for commercial sale and distribution.

Contribution by Artist: The Artist agrees to fully cooperate with OSPO MUSIC GROUP, in good faith, in the production of the recording, marketing, and publishing.The Artist agrees to contribute to such production of the music and lyrics embodied in the Songs.The Artist agrees to arrange, direct, and perform the songs in such a manner as to facilitate the production of the recording for marketing purpose and publicity.The Artist agrees to observe the remaining duties and obligations of this Contract otherwise strictly.  

Costs:​ All costs incurred in the production of the recordings will be the artist's responsibility.

Artistic Control: The Company and the Artist shall be jointly responsible for all decisions regarding the artistic content of the recording and publicity.Title The title of the recordings shall be chosen by the Artist.

Assignment of Exclusive Rights by Artist: The recording will be completed and prepared for release and distribution under owned copy writing for both Artist, and the Company (© Under exclusive license to OSPO MUSIC GROUP) for all digital streams and Ospo icon for viewing platforms/channels.

Upon the timely occurrence and performance of all material events and obligations required to produce the recording the Artist shall assign to the Company all of their rights, title, and interest in and to the following property, for distribution and commercial exploitation in digital distribution worldwide.

License for Use of Name and Image:​ Upon the timely occurrence and performance of all material events and obligations required to produce the recording, the Artist and the Artist shall grant to the Company the exclusive license to use the name and the Artist's photographic image, in the promotion and distribution of the Recording.

Copyright: The Company shall proceed to obtain and secure a copyright for each of the songs with the artist.Each such copyright shall be the sole property of the Artist and administrated by Company for the period of this contract.

Distribution: 85% of Net Receipts from Digital Distribution of the Masters Neighbouring Rights Royalties; 70% of Net Receipts from ringtones, Content ID, exploitation of the Videos via YouTube, and YouTube Channel Admin Services; 50% of Net Receipts from Procured Licensing and exploitations of the Videos via Third Party Platforms, excluding YouTube (e.g. Apple Music); and 50% of Net Receipts from sources of revenue other than those set forth in subsections a-c above.

The Artist shall not detrimentally interfere with the efforts of the Company to distribute the recording through one or more distribution companies or enter into any contract inconsistent with the rights of distribution assigned to the Company hereunder. The Artist shall not contact any such potential distribution company except through the offices of the Company.

Non-Circumvention: The Artist shall not detrimentally interfere with the efforts of the Company to distribute the recording through one or more distribution companies or enter into any contract inconsistent with the rights of distribution assigned to the Company hereunder.The Artist shall not contact any such potential distribution company except through the offices of the Company.

Terms: The term of this Agreement (the “Term”) will begin on the Effective Date and will continue for one (1) year, unless renewed or terminated earlier.

The Term will renew automatically at the end of each annual contract period (and your credit or debit card will be charged accordingly) unless you terminate your account prior the end of the then-current contract year via your account on the user dashboard on the Site.

Ospo Music may terminate the Term for any reason, including but not limited to if we reasonably believe that you or any of your Recordings or other content have violated this Agreement or the terms and conditions of any Digital Store, that you or your Recordings infringe the intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity, if we are told by any Digital Store or reasonably believe that Digital Stores will not accept your Recordings or other content specifically or categorically, or that you are otherwise abusing our Service or any Digital Store or engaging in fraudulent or illegal activity. We may also terminate the Term if the credit or debit card that you provided to us expires, is cancelled, if our attempts to charge your Service fee are declined for any reason, or if we reasonably believe that charges were incurred fraudulently. So if the number, expiration date, billing address, or any other card or account information changes, please be sure to update your Ospo Music account promptly via the Site user dashboard. At our sole option, we may nevertheless elect to renew the Term and to deduct the applicable renewal fee from any and all sums payable to you hereunder. We may also terminate the Term if our Service is discontinued for any reason.

After the end of the Term, we will notify all applicable Digital Stores to remove your Recordings and will have no further obligation to you other than to account and pay for monies earned during the Term. Customers who downloaded or otherwise accessed your Recordings may be able to retain and continue listening to your Recordings even after the Term of this Agreement is over.

Assignment by Company:
Prior to completion of the Recording, the rights and obligations of the Company existing hereunder are personal and unique and shall not be assigned without the prior written consent of the Artist. Subsequent to the completion of the Recording, the Company may assign its rights and obligations existing hereunder without the consent of the Artist.

Assignment by Artist: ​The rights and obligations of the Artist existing hereunder are personal and unique and shall not be assigned without prior written consent of the Company.

Governing Law: ​The Parties agree that this Contract shall be governed by the laws of the United Republic of Tanzania.

Miscellaneous: Ospo Music will not be liable for a curable breach of this Agreement unless you provide us with written notice specifying the alleged breach that we confirm receipt of, and we fail to cure such breach within ninety (90) days thereafter. We may direct all notices and communications to you via the email address or street address associated with your account and/or via your dashboard account on the Site. All notices to Ospo Music shall be sent to us at legal@ospomusic.com.
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