Ryan likes a bassline from a popular artist’s song and wants to use it in his own video. He’s unsure of whether he has the rights to use it. What should he do first?

✅  The correct answer is:

  • Consult a lawyer.

Question:

Ryan likes a bassline from a popular artist’s song and wants to use it in his own video. He’s unsure of whether he has the rights to use it. What should he do first?

Solution:

  • Consult a lawyer.
  • Upload the video to YouTube and see what happens.
  • Ask his YouTube partner representative.
  • Upload the video and tag the artist in the comments.