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.
 
Aug. 21, 2009 - PRLog -- WHO:
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

WHAT:
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.

WHEN:
Monday, August 24, 2009
noon

WHERE:
The Law Offices of Lauren P. Raysor, Attorney-at-Law
11 Penn Plaza, Suite 500, New York, NY

PHOTO   OPS:
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.
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Tags:Lauren Raysor, Remy Ma, Contract, Morality, Attorney, Rap, Hip-hop, Educational, Violence, Record Companies
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