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Breaking Down the Taylor Swift–Scooter Braun Feud

What does it mean for an artist to own their own masters? And which sides are other celebrities are taking?

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Over the weekend, Scooter Braun acquired Big Machine Records, including the masters of Taylor Swift’s music catalog up through her 2017 album, Reputation. We break down what it means to own your own masters (1:00), both sides of the feud (12:36), why Taylor Swift is losing yet another public fight (22:41), and whose side other celebrities are taking (34:59).

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