It puts him in the game.” Young’s request for rescission is the only weak part, explains Pullman, creator of the Pullman Bonds, a means of securitizing future royalty streams for music, entertainment, and other intellectual property so that artists can monetize today their future royalty streams of tomorrow. Pullman has created bonds for legendary music catalogs such as David Bowie, Motown, Ashford and Simpson, James Brown, The Isley Brothers, and Marvin Gaye. He says if Dr. Dre were to win back his copyrights his catalog would be a good candidate to create a bond.
Death Row claims that there is less than $5,000 cash in the estate. On the merits of his new label, Aftermath, Rolling Stone ranked Dr. Dre as one of the highest-paid rock stars of 2006 with $16.9 million.