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MegaHold



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Why has Rick Ross' label's site got all of his music up for free? new
      #966624 - 26/01/12 10:06 PM
http://maybachmusic.net/?mmg=rick-ross-music

Rick Ross' label (Maybach Music Group) has a site with all of his music up there for free. I don't understand - why is this? How come his label is giving all the music out for free when you can (and surely supposed to) buy it all on iTunes etc?

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narcoman
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Re: Why has Rick Ross' label's site got all of his music up for free? new [Re: MegaHold]
      #966625 - 26/01/12 10:12 PM
they seem to be doing it with all of their acts. Likely 360 deals and looking to make money in other areas...... or maybe sales aren't strong and they're attempting to catalyse something.


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Re: Why has Rick Ross' label's site got all of his music up for free? new [Re: MegaHold]
      #966665 - 27/01/12 09:34 AM
Because nobody wants to buy it?

I guess it is there for promotional purposes at the moment and the offer will be discontinued in due course.

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Re: Why has Rick Ross' label's site got all of his music up for free? new [Re: MegaHold]
      #966687 - 27/01/12 10:55 AM
Ross sells records, they're mixtapes, you can't officially sell them.

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Re: Why has Rick Ross' label's site got all of his music up for free? new [Re: Wiseau]
      #966728 - 27/01/12 01:27 PM
'Teflon Don' for example is not a mixtape. They aren't all mixtapes. Some are on iTunes. Some are mixtapes yes but not all of them. I'm guessing they'll be removed once his new album comes out.


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Re: Why has Rick Ross' label's site got all of his music up for free? new [Re: MegaHold]
      #966732 - 27/01/12 01:34 PM
He's changed a lot since his Deacon Blue days!


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Re: Why has Rick Ross' label's site got all of his music up for free? new [Re: MegaHold]
      #966734 - 27/01/12 01:42 PM
Who is Rick Ross? Should I know of him?


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Re: Why has Rick Ross' label's site got all of his music up for free? [Re: Wiseau]
      #966736 - 27/01/12 01:49 PM
Quote Wiseau:

Ross sells records, they're mixtapes, you can't officially sell them.





Because of clearances? In that case you can't give them away either..... not that that stops anyone


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Re: Why has Rick Ross' label's site got all of his music up for free? new [Re: MegaHold]
      #996228 - 04/07/12 10:16 PM
Many artists are giving their music away in the hope of getting gigs which make more money, especially if you "were" Deacon Blue. Where will the desperation end


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Re: Why has Rick Ross' label's site got all of his music up for free? new [Re: atechnogirl]
      #996233 - 04/07/12 11:46 PM
Erm...you've got the wrong chap here..!?! This is not Ricky Ross, it's Rick Ross the American rapper who also founded Maybach Music:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Ross


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Re: Why has Rick Ross' label's site got all of his music up for free? new [Re: infiniteloop]
      #996238 - 05/07/12 12:03 AM
Quote infiniteloop:

Erm...you've got the wrong chap here..!?! This is not Ricky Ross, it's Rick Ross the American rapper who also founded Maybach Music:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Ross



Rick Ross, Ricky Ross, all hasbeens.


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Re: Why has Rick Ross' label's site got all of his music up for free? new [Re: atechnogirl]
      #996293 - 05/07/12 11:00 AM
Quote atechnogirl:

Quote infiniteloop:

Erm...you've got the wrong chap here..!?! This is not Ricky Ross, it's Rick Ross the American rapper who also founded Maybach Music:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Ross



Rick Ross, Ricky Ross, all hasbeens.




i sense a repeating theme....


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Steve Morley
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Re: Why has Rick Ross' label's site got all of his music up for free? new [Re: atechnogirl]
      #996327 - 05/07/12 01:09 PM
Quote atechnogirl:

Quote infiniteloop:

Erm...you've got the wrong chap here..!?! This is not Ricky Ross, it's Rick Ross the American rapper who also founded Maybach Music:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Ross



Rick Ross, Ricky Ross, all hasbeens.




In that case I would love a hasbeen like Ricky Ross lol - doing pretty well these days:) Had a huge selling album last year plus a ton of collabs including with P.Diddy and Little Wayne:))

Edited by Steve Morley (05/07/12 01:33 PM)


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