You hear all sorts of stories regarding the shady dealings of the music industry — not least of all the idea that artist must “sell their soul” for success.
But what does this actually mean? Is it just a metaphor for giving up creative freedom, or are there more nefarious responsibilities associated with a record contract.
Rythm and Flow S01E07:
Michael Jackson on Tommy Mottola:
How The Music Industry Works:
The Music Industry And The Mafia:
Tommy James: The Mafia Used to Run the Music Industry:
Britney Spears’ Conservatorship and Mental Health:
The Truth About Selling Your Soul:
Nicki Minaj – Super Bass:
Billie Eilish – bury a friend: