Kingston, Jamaica : -- As Jamaica celebrates it’s 52nd year of independence, Sean Paul declared his own.
The multi-platinum, Grammy Award winning international superstar is now independent of his Atlantic Records/VP Records label deal after a fourteen year stint where he racked up over 10 million units in sales and charted three #1 pop singles and five top 10 hits.
The timing, some would say, is perfect as the internet, social media, downloads and streaming have transformed the music industry, turning the traditional label model upside down. Artists no longer need major label promotion and distribution to access their millions of fans globally and the majors can no longer rely on album sales to sustain growth which has led to the 360 deals that have become so prevalent.
In this exciting and turbulent new climate, the Jamaican born toaster has decided to release music on his own independent Dutty Rock label having the...