At the link below you will find a list of major label deals signed by urban artists in 2012. One thing I noticed is that anytime one label finds and signs an artist in a growing urban market, the other major labels frantically snatch up the next biggest talent they can find in that city. That being said, 2012 was a standout year for Chicago rappers on the come-up. After Chief Keef signed with Interscope, Chicago immediately became the hot city for signing new rap talent. It was also a big year for Brooklyn. Take a peek for yourself:
Is it true that there’s no such thing as a one hit wonder anymore? Has the internet eliminated the one hit wonder phenomenon? Or, as the author suggests, has the internet simply made it possible for artists to capitalize on the success of a big hit and establish a long-term career with more moderate hits?
Read the article and let me know what you think >>>>