Sometimes, getting dropped by your label is a good thing.... Actually, it seems to be better and better these days. Going independent allows an artist to build up his or her fan base, release music when- and however he or she wants, and then take all that added value to the negotiation table later on.
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"It's a huge honor for him to even extend a hand like that. [It's] crazy for him to even look out like that. Me and Ross is always gonna be working, I think," Khalifa said. "He sees my vision. I think he gets what I'm trying to do. Even if it ain't no paperwork between me and Ross, it's gonna be work done between me and Ross."