Drake or Kanye – Who has more cred with investors?

With the release of Donda and Certified Lover Boy, Drake and Kanye battle it out on the charts. But, does the investor interest in these artist's songs match the chart appeal?
September 16, 2021

Drake and Kanye West just released albums within weeks of one another. Both got the usual hype and attention from industry players and fans alike. Plenty of listeners have chosen sides on the quality of each album, but what are the implications beyond the music?

For years, Drake and Kanye royalties that come on the Royalty Exchange marketplace generate a big buzz among the thousands of investors on the platform. Given the brands of these artists, it's not hard to get investors to open their eyes (and their wallets) for a catalog that features music by either star.

With the release of Donda and Certified Lover Boy, we took a look at some of the best deals featuring Drake or Kanye music that have closed on Royalty Exchange in the past.

Best Kanye Deals

"All of The Lights"

Sale Price: $27,700

Multiple: 7.22x

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"Mercy"

Sale Price: $18,000

Multiple: 7.82x

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Best Drake Deals

"In My Feelings"

Price: $267,094

Multiple: 7.21x

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"Furthest Thing"

Sale Price: $40,100

Multiple: 6.17x

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"Best I've Ever Had"

Sale Price: $33,900

Multiple: 10.07x

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"Redemption"

Sale Price: $8,350

Multiple: 5.52x

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Based on what we see on the platform, It's a toss up who commands the highest prices and multiples. But, it's clear that Drake or Kanye music in a catalog usually pushes what investor would pay up significantly.

Curious what investors would offer for your music? Even if you don't have a Drake or Kanye track in your catalog, getting a certified offer from an investor is easy. Simply click below to get a free offer for your music. There no obligation to sell and you'l also receive detailed earning statistic on your music, so you can choose when it's the right time to make a move.

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