Drake Was Offered 20 Million To Sign To ROC Nation And Turned It Down.

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 7 years ago '10        #21
Agentzer0oo0 215 heat pts215
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 7 years ago '04        #22
R Dot 4 heat pts
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Look at Jay's track record he's terrible wit artist management. Drake is alot better off were he at!
 7 years ago '06        #23
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 Cornhusker said:
YMCMB probably gave Drake a very large cut of his tour money. Let me give you a lyric from Drake's 9 a.m. freestyle for example.

"I just came off making 2 million in 30 days."

Even though Drake loves Jay, Wayne is the one that put Drake on, thus Drake would be more incline to sign with Wayne. Wayne probably gave him "real talk" as to which deal was better or some s**t.

My n*gga Drake is a winner.

:nasmad::willfrown :

thats horrible.
 03-06-2011, 12:18 AM         #24
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i heard j cole signed for a jayz verse, willow feature and a freepair of s dots
 7 years ago '06        #25
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havent u guys learned anything. the roc would have just pushed him back and he wouldnt have released s**t.
 7 years ago '04        #26
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 babalou said:
LOL @ Willow getting 20, Drake getting offered 20 and JCole headling the latest TGIFridays opening somewhere in wisconsin.
why y'all always sh*ttin on my man J. Cole?
 7 years ago '08        #27
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 DrX said:
i heard j cole signed for a jayz verse, willow feature and a freepair of s dots

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 7 years ago '06        #28
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with the kind of buzz he had, i can see why a record label would be confident that he'd be able to generate them alot more than 20 million
 7 years ago '09        #29
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20 mill but i guarantee you jay would have owned the kid's publishing..........theres a reason why he didnt sign trust me
 7 years ago '07        #30
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Pshhh..20 mill?


He would of been left cash money and his Twitter would have said its roc nation for life.
 7 years ago '04        #31
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Roc Nation is under Live Nation, the label that really spear headed the whole 360 deal idea. Every artist that is actually worth something has always been given a big guaranteed amount for signing a 360. Where they get you is that they're gonna have their hands all up in all your cookie jars for the rest of your career, they're gonna get first dibs on EVERYTHING and you'll just be left to scrap up the crumbs. A 360 deal can be a good thing or a bad thing all depending on what type of artist you are, your work ethic, your marketability, your live show draw, your longevity, what type of fan base you possess, etc. Though if you're someone who is likely to be huge but relatively new and your music is your main meal ticket then it may not be a good idea. Only ppl I see it making sense for is people like Jay, 50, Madonna, etc who have the majority of their bread coming from elsewhere and only need to use their music to fuel their marketability in other areas and keep them relevant because that way it forces the label to prioritize you since they have no other choice due to the fact they already guaranteed you a large sum.
 7 years ago '06        #32
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I highly doubt his was offered 20 mill unless that s**t was like a 5 album deal package, and the 20 mill was for advances and album promo.
 7 years ago '04        #33
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turd man also said he receives 100 million dollar checks. people in the industry lie and exaggerate. anyways....
 7 years ago '06        #34
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 psylence2k said:
Roc Nation is under Live Nation, the label that really spear headed the whole 360 deal idea. Every artist that is actually worth something has always been given a big guaranteed amount for signing a 360. Where they get you is that they're gonna have their hands all up in all your cookie jars for the rest of your career, they're gonna get first dibs on EVERYTHING and you'll just be left to scrap up the crumbs. A 360 deal can be a good thing or a bad thing all depending on what type of artist you are, your work ethic, your marketability, your live show draw, your longevity, what type of fan base you possess, etc. Though if you're someone who is likely to be huge but relatively new and your music is your main meal ticket then it may not be a good idea. Only ppl I see it making sense for is people like Jay, 50, Madonna, etc who have the majority of their bread coming from elsewhere and only need to use their music to fuel their marketability in other areas and keep them relevant because that way it forces the label to prioritize you since they have no other choice due to the fact they already guaranteed you a large sum.
That's why I kind of believe it.

A 360 deal would've f**ked up Drake's career because it would've pigeon-holed him into being a certain kind of artist.

On YM dude can rap, sing, write, tour and still make most of the money off of it.
 03-06-2011, 08:47 AM         #35
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damn i didnt know 360 deals were that badd!!!....damn so that mean Jim Jones Lost because i dont know if you remember back then in his interviews when him and cam was beefin he had got a deal with columbia and he was like "oh i just signed a 360 deal with columbia and they not even giving dem out anymore"
 7 years ago '09        #36
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 Michael 1987 said:
he's jewish he will always be rich u dumb n*gga.
he nearly went broke just off tryna lease a phantom when he was in degrassi days.

his mom was alright, they lived in a rich neighbourhood but drizzy wasn't "rich" when he stepped in the game, his moms did not have millions in the bank or something. he was like any middle to upper class Canadian with good household income and had an acting gig.
 03-06-2011, 11:20 AM         #37
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 Jey Johnson88 said:
c'mon a jew turning down 20 milli


plz n*gga would turn into Mc Yarmulke












































 7 years ago '06        #38
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Drake owes all his masters....

...Roc-Nation would have took his soul and more.

Jay-Z himself said he wished he had the type of contract Drake has now....

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Last edited by 01seay; 03-06-2011 at 12:00 PM..
 7 years ago '04        #39
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 CentsCuZ said:
If they were offering a 360 deal, it would have made sense for Drake to turn it down, especially when YMCMB was offering a couple mill with Drake keeping his touring dough and owning his masters.
makes sense
 03-06-2011, 12:09 PM         #40
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 01seay said:
Drake owes all his masters....

...Roc-Nation would have took his soul and more.

Jay-Z himself said he wished he had the type of contract Drake has now....

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