Old Slaves: Entertainers Who Signed Bad Record Deals

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Kid n play

Source: Mindy Small / Film Magic

Kid ‘n Play

Early rap groups like Kid ‘n Play are said to have received lower cent-per-album rates because of the uncertainty of hip-hop’s long term viability in the music industry. Although that sounds like complete BS to me and an extension of the thinking that was popular during Little Richard’s time (the overwhelming majority of hip-hop artists who’ve signed record deals have been black after all), Kid n’ Play reportedly only received one percent of sales on their first album. So we guess it’s true.

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