If Sony drops Dr. Luke, what happens to Kesha and other Kemosabe artists?
LOS ANGELES — When a report surfaced that Sony was planning to drop Dr. Luke, #FreeKesha protesters put down their signs to celebrate instead, saying in a statement: “Sony cutting ties with Dr. Luke means our movement has left its mark.”
But it’s not that simple. While yes, this could eventually allow Kesha to work completely outside the influence of the producer whom she’s accused of rape and other abuse, getting there could be far more complicated entertainment legal experts tell Mashable.
And even if Kesha is free, what happens to the other, more low-profile artists signed to Dr. Luke’s Kemosabe Records? Of the at least 10 artists signed to Kemosabe, none is likely to have much say in where they wind up next. Read more…