With a Basic License or Premium License you are not allowed to monetize your video on YouTube, Vimeo, or any other video streaming websites. With an Unlimited License you are allowed to monetize your video but only the video that you create and own.
If you downloaded a beat without a license (or purchased a Basic or Premium License) and uploaded your song to YouTube, you may receive a copyright claim stating that your video contains copyrighted material and ads will be placed on and next to your video. This is normal and expected and there’s no need to be alarmed, your YouTube account will not be penalized or taken down. If you would like to monetize your video on YouTube and earn money through ads you will need to purchase an Unlimited License. If the copyright claim on your video is NOT from “Rock It Productions”, “Sho-Down”, or “BeatStars” please Contact Us and let us know what company and/or artist is claiming your video.
If you have purchased an Unlimited License you’re allowed to monetize your own video with ads. If you still received a copyright claim on your video please Contact Us with the claim details and we’ll get the claim removed from your video.
Please note that no matter the license you purchase, you are not allowed to join the YouTube Content ID program or any other content id service that websites such as TuneCore, Rumblefish, CD Baby, etc. offer artists. Joining any content id service may result in legal action taken against you.
Some beats need to be shared to Facebook, Twitter, or Google+ before you’re able to download them. Click the download icon and a popup will appear asking you to share the beat, once you’ve shared the beat to one of the social networks a new page will appear with the download button.
Other beats are available for download only for members of RockItPro.com. Register for a free account and once you’re logged in, right-click the download icon and in the drop down menu select “Save Target As…” (in IE) or “Save Link As…” (in Chrome/Firefox) and save the mp3 to your computer.
Yes, but beats downloaded from RockItPro.com can only be used for small non-profit and non-commercial purposes, you can not make any profit using our beats unless you first purchase a license. Acceptable nonprofit and noncommercial formats include recording a song over one of our beats and posting the song on your personal web site or a community page (i.e. Facebook, Myspace, etc.) for free download, burning CD’s for friends and family, putting out a demo or mixtape on a limited basis (100 copy limit) to hand out for free.
Anything that seems commercial, profitable, or large-scale to you is probably not acceptable. If you use one of our beats you must also remember to give credit to Rock It Productions and provide a link to our website www.RockItPro.com. Visit the Download Policy page for more info.
With a Basic License you are allowed to make one master recording for profitable commercial purposes and sell your recorded song for up to 2,000 copies through a profitable medium (i.e. CD, internet paid downloads), radio play with your song on 1 radio station ($1,000 allowed profit from publishing royalties), 1 video synchronization use (500,000 non-monetized video streams allowed), and $2,000 dollars in profit from live shows/performances.
With a Premium License you are allowed to make one master recording for profitable commercial purposes and sell your recorded song for up to 10,000 copies through a profitable medium (i.e. CD, internet paid downloads), radio play with your song on 6 radio stations ($5,000 allowed profit from publishing royalties), 1 video synchronization use (500,000 non-monetized video streams allowed), and $10,000 dollars in profit from live shows/performances.
With an Unlimited License you are allowed to make one master recording for profitable commercial purposes and sell your recorded song for unlimited copies through a profitable medium (i.e. CD, internet paid downloads), radio play with your song on unlimited radio stations ($10,000 allowed profit from publishing royalties), 1 video synchronization use (unlimited monetized video streams and profit allowed), and $50,000 dollars in profit from live shows/performances.
With Exclusive Rights you can make multiple master recordings for all profitable commercial or broadcast purposes, there are no limitations except that you cannot re-sell the beat. Exclusive rights also guarantees that the beat will no longer be sold or offered for download to anyone else.
Visit the How To Buy Beats page for more info.
Contact Us with more info about your video project to discuss pricing for Synchronization rights.
Browse over 350 Rap Beats For Sale and click the Buy A License button next to the beat you want to buy and a popup will appear with the purchasing options for the beat. Select your options for the beat and click the Add To Cart button and the items will be added to your shopping cart.
You will now see your shopping cart; you can click the “X” on the popup (or click outside the popup) to close it and continue shopping for more beats or check out through PayPal and make your payment. All RockItPro.com beat purchases are done directly through PayPal, once you check out you will be taken to PayPal’s secure payment page where you can use your credit card or PayPal account to pay for the beat(s).
Need to buy beats fast? Visit the Quick Cart to quickly browse and buy beats.
Beats are delivered in high quality (44100-16bit-Stereo) .wav format instantly via a download page and e-mail immediately after your purchase and you will receive your licensing contract within 72 hours. If purchasing optional Track Separation please allow up to 72 hours for delivery by e-mail.
Yes, all vocal protection tags (rockitpro.com, beats by sho-down, etc.) are removed from the .wav file once you’ve purchased a license.
This doesn’t negatively impact your YouTube video or channel in any way. We have partnered with a company that scans all YouTube videos containing our music so we can monetize those videos. You are not allowed to monetize your own video with a Basic License or Premium License but you are allowed to monetize your video with an Unlimited License.
If you have purchased an Unlimited License and received a copyright claim on your YouTube video you can Contact Us and give us your name and the PayPal e-mail address you used to purchase your license with (so we can verify your order) and also tell us who is claiming your video.
For bulk beat purchases in excess of $300, please Contact Us
Yes, all RockItPro.com orders are processed directly through PayPal’s secure website. You never input your personal information or your credit card information on our website.
As long as you licensed your beat before the Exclusive Rights were sold, all your rights remain intact as described in your contract.
If Exclusive Rights have not already been sold then yes, you can upgrade your license to an Exclusive Rights contract.
Because our beats are considered digital goods, we do not offer refunds in order to prevent infringement and fraudulent orders. Some exceptions can be made with beat exchanges; if you ordered the wrong beat you must e-mail us immediately after your purchase and tell us which beat you meant to buy (all downloads are tracked and time stamped so please do not download the wrong beat or we cannot exchange it).
Yes, a Custom beat can be made just for you. Your Custom beat is never released on our website, never licensed or sold to another artist, and never heard by anyone until you have released your recorded song. Pricing starts at $1,000 per Custom beat.
Custom beats will be tailored to the exact description and details you give us, once we have received your description, we will work on your beat and e-mail you a 128kbps mp3 sample of your beat within 5-7 days. Once the beat is agreed on and full payment is received, we will mail you the beat tracked out in .wav file format and an official Rock It Productions Exclusive Rights contract granting you full 100% Exclusive rights to your Custom beat. If this sounds like something you’d be interested in, please Contact Us.
We are a PayPal Verified company (since September 22, 2000) and have been doing business online for more than fifteen years. We’ve never had an unsatisfied client after selling thousands of rap beats to artists and companies from all over the world. We also receive a steady return of buyers that liked our work and way of doing business so much that they always come back to buy more beats.
We know how it is with doing business with a company that you don’t know very well and for that reason we have put together a list of testimonies from some of our past clients that got what they paid for and were very pleased with the product and professional manner we do business in. Please check out the Testimonies section of our website.