Los Angeles, CA (September 16, 2011)—Independent music publishing company pigFACTORY Music has signed the Keep On Kicking Music catalog to its roster.
Most famous for the iconic song "Pass The Dutchie," Keep On Kicking Music is numerous roots reggae catalogs, with songs recorded by artists such as Musical Youth, Toots & The Maytals, The Mighty Diamonds, Shaggy, UB40 and Simply Red. Major artists including Black Eyed Peas, Missy Elliot, Cee Lo, Young MC, Chingy and Wyclef Jean have sampled songs from the catalog.
The announcement was made today by Keatly Haldeman, CEO, pigFACTORY Music, whose roster includes recordings and songs recorded by artists such as Jordin Sparks, Def Leppard, Iggy Pop, and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. Said Haldeman, "We are so excited to be working with such legendary songs. Although many high-profile artists have sampled these songs, we feel that we can help expose the catalog to an even wider audience through TV and film synchs."