Toto Drummer Jeff Porcaro's Catalog Sold for $30 Million
November 19 | 2021
Music publishing corporation Primary Wave has confirmed the purchase of late Toto drummer Jeff Porcaro’s catalog in a deal Billboard said was worth $30 million. The arrangement includes his share of the rights to songs co-written with Toto, including “Africa.” “Being one of the millions of fans to scream the chorus of ‘Africa’ at the top of my lungs on several occasions, this is certainly another thrilling moment in Primary Wave history,” Adam Lowenberg, Primary Wave’s chief marketing officer, said in an official statement. “Quite simply, Jeff Porcaro belongs on the Mount Rushmore of great Ame...