The Breakdown of Drake’s Record Deal with Cash Money/Universal

Canadian hip hop superstar Drake

Canadian hip hop superstar Drake

I’ll be the first to admit that I was disappointed when I found out Drake signed with Young Money/Cash Money.

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Drake signs with Young Money Entertainment

Drake

Drake: the latest addition to the Young Money family

By now this signing is no longer news to anyone but I needed to take a few days to organize my thoughts before presenting them to you.

I’ve been following the major label bidding war for Drake ever since it was covered by Crazed Hits. This war also coincided with the explosion of Drake’s lead single “Best I Ever Had.”

Honestly, I am disappointed by this signing. Drake could’ve done so much better than Young Money.

Think about it. Besides Lil Wayne and Drake, do you have any earthly idea who the other Young Money artists are? I’ll give you a second to think about that.

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