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Karpe gives away all proceeds from music through new foundation

By Tina Brodal Posted: 17. Aug, 2020

Photo: Karpe Facebook/akam1k3

Norway’s biggest live act and hip-hop band, Karpe, give all proceeds from master rights to their new charity fund “PAF”after spending almost ten years fighting for own rights.

Norwegian Hip-Hop Duo Karpe revealed today that all the income from all of Karpe’s master rigthd will now go to their newly started fund, Patel and Abdelmaguid Foundation (PAF).

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The duo, consisting of Magdi Ytreeide Abdelmaguid and Chirag Rashmikant Pantel, is one of Norway’s most popular hip-hop duo and the country’s biggest live acts. “PAF” will distribute money to both small and large projects that want to improve the situation for refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants. Thanks to them all their proceeds from master rightd go straight to helping projects both in Norway and in the rest of the world.

Real time revenue count on website
Karpe recently bought the rights to their own music after a nearly ten-year-old struggle fighting for them. On the foundation website, you can see exactly how much is collected as a live count is available updating one Karpe-stream at a time, displaying the total amount that their music has collected since the launch of the foundation on August 17.

In a Instagram post,the duo looks back on a promise they gave each other over 9 years ago, which states: “If at some point in life, against all odds, we own the master rights to all our releases… then we give everything away. Entire catalogs. All income. For the rest of our lives and for a while longer. That is our heritage.”

Check out Karpe’s music here.


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