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Old 24th July 2017
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Originally Posted by MXLMics View Post
Now? Labels used to make the lion's share but there's never been a more lucrative time for artists than today. There is far more latitude for an artist regarding different revenue streams and being able to be DIY. Chance The Rapper is probably the best example of someone making it working as an independent on a large scale. People like Russ and SZA are able to build buzz without major labels and make much more favorable deals when they do opt for to partner with them. From what I've read, they recently made a 50/50 deal and a 70/30 deal, respectively.

- Kris
Partnerships and net profit deals are become the norm! Leverage is key nowadays!

I enjoyed the doc I would like to see some footage of how the new studio in that unnecessarily huge mansion ended up looking like. lol