Is It Better to Be Signed to a Major or to Work as an Indie?

Major label deal or indie artist? Which works out better for the musician?  Take a look at this compare-and-contrast item from I Am Tha Connected.

A question for rappers….

Would you PERSONALLY give away 75,000 CD singles over a 100 day period in 75 cities in order to sell 7,500 iTunes album downloads & do 40 shows for $2,500???

This is the math for distributing the free single or sampler CD:

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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