Kanye West goes to want to shell out 10 figures if he desires any likelihood at proudly owning the rights to ‘White Lives Matter’ … so says one of many homeowners of the phrase.
Ramses Ja, who acquired the rights to ‘WLM’ final month alongside together with his radio present co-host Quinton Ward, tells TMZ … they don’t seem to be trying to promote the trademark, however any potential purchaser must give you a $1 billion provide to even make them take into account promoting.
For Ramses, a very powerful factor helps organizations preventing for Black folks’s rights … so a $1 billion greenback provide would make them rethink their want to not promote, as a result of they may achieve this a lot good with that sort of cash.
Kanye’s been stirring the pot with his ‘White Lives Matter’ shirts for a month, however he hasn’t been capable of promote them in America as a result of he does not personal the rights.
As we reported … the trademark was acquired by an anonymous listener of Ramses and Quinton’s racial justice radio present, “Civic Cipher” … submitting it the identical day Ye wore the controversial look at Paris Fashion Week.
The listener transferred possession over to Ramses and Quinton a couple of weeks again … and it covers the suitable to promote clothes with these phrases displayed.
Ramses says their lawyer would take authorized motion towards Kanye, or anybody else if the shirts are offered … and the $1 billion price ticket would look like a good larger deterrent.
Kanye’s not a billionaire after losing tons of business partners over his antisemitic rhetoric … and Ramses says Ye has not reached out to him in regards to the trademark rights.
And, get this … to ensure that Ramses and Quinton to retain their trademark, they should use it in commerce, they can not simply sit on it … and based mostly on what Ramses is telling us right here, it looks as if they’re developing with a novel strategy to dangle on to the rights.