What does the leasing license allow me to do?
When you purchase a lease license from ZEKE Productions you essentially buying a LIMITED user right to a beat and allows you to use it on up to 2500 copies (Premium lease: 5000 copies / extended premium lease: 10000 copies). A lease can be sold to more than one person at the same time until exclusive rights have been sold to the beat.
How long are your beats?
how long is a piece of string? basically, They range in length and no same genre has to be the same length. but if a song is too short or too long, You can easily edit the files to whatever length you need using any wave editor as long as you stick to the terms and agreement.
Do I have to get permission for the samples that are part of the beat?
With all of our music (Leased beats, exclusive beats and custom beats) you don't need to worry, we make our own samples and all music is 100% original. This can save you a whole lot of headaches and costly law suites.
What file formats do I get when I lease a beat?
To get the best out of your songs we supply you with a mixed WAV format instrumental. WAV files are uncompressed and have the highest quality at 24 bit, stereo. MP3 are compressed files and some quality is lost in the process. This is the case with all MP3's. Our MP3's are extremely high quality 320 kbps, stereo.
Can you make changes to the instrumental for me?
Yes. but at a cost! Depending on the beat and the changes that you need. Contact us directly to discuss this option.
What am I allowed to do with the beat that I lease, what are the restrictions?
When you lease a beat from Zeke Productions you are allowed to:
- Use the beat on your album or demo
- Sell up to 2500 copies of your song in either CD or download format.
- Perform live at unlimited shows, contests or battles.
- Use the beat in your song video and stream it online an unlimited number of times.
- Use the beat in your song video and have it aired on TV
- whats the catch? credit must be given to Zeke Production and/or the producer of the beat. Also, once a beat has been sold with exclusive rights, it will no longer be available for any kind of leasing.
Production credit must be given to ZEKE Production either in text format and/or verbally within the song. Text format must be included in all digital distribution meta data and printed material. You may not transfer, resell, re-license or assign the beat license to another party without our explicit permission. If you are lucky enough to land a synchronization license deal for TV or movie productions you must contact us to negotiate the synch fee.
We are happy to work with our clients on synch deals and offer a fair service in the interests of you the licensee and our production team. In most cases a 50/50 split of the synch fee is appropriate. With exclusive licenses there are NO restrictions.
There is a girl's or a guy's voice saying 'Beats by ZEKE Productions' all over the instrumental. Will it be removed when I lease it?
Yes. When you lease a beat from us you'll be able to download a file which does not have the voice over.
What methods of payment do you accept?
The easiest way to pay for our services is via Paypal. Even if you don't have a Paypal account you can still use Paypal to process your credit or debit card securely. Alternative methods would have to be discussed. Please contact us before trying to purchase or lease a beat.
Why should I pay for beats, I want them for free?
Sign up to our mailing list we will send you news and promotions monthly. Also, we will send you 1 Free beat just for signing up.
What does the Exclusive license allow me to do?
When you purchase an exclusive license from ZEKE Productions it essentially grants you UNLIMITED use on any medium! The most important point is that you only gain sole membership by purchasing Exclusive rights and will have the rights to get radio- and tv-airplay! The beat will no longer be available for our customers to lease. Stems (multi-track audio masters) will also be provided in .WAV format.