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MEDIA ADVISORY for Aug. 24: Attorney Lauren P. Raysor Proposes Morality Clause for Record Companies
A month after the second anniversary of the shooting of her client, Makeda Barnes-Joseph, by rap and hip-hop artist Remy Ma, attorney Lauren P. Raysor is asking record companies to include a morality clause in their contracts with new artists.
Lauren Raysor, former President of the Metropolitan Black Bar, current civil rights attorney and an attorney in recent civil trial against rap and hip-hop artist Remy Ma
Nicole Bailey, Principal, The Learning Tree Multi-Cultural School
With the second anniversary of the shooting of her client, Makeda Barnes-Joseph, at the hands of rap and hip-hop artist Remy Ma having past last month, Attorney Lauren P. Raysor is asking all record companies to insert a “morality clause” in their contracts with all artists — not just rap and hip-hop artists — as a way to show them there are consequences for their actions. Ms. Raysor will have visuals explaining what the morality clause entails, as well as a 12-foot-long timeline chronicling violent incidents involving rap and hip-hop artists. At the press conference, Nicole Bailey, Principal, The Learning Tree Multi-Cultural School, will urge record companies to fund educational programs as a way of being socially responsible.
Monday, August 24, 2009
The Law Offices of Lauren P. Raysor, Attorney-at-
11 Penn Plaza, Suite 500, New York, NY
Ms. Raysor showing visuals explaining her proposed morality clause and the timeline.
Ms. Raysor unveiling the 12-foot timeline. Ms. Raysor joined by Ms. Bailey.