Dom Kennedy made a name for himself as an indy artist, but if (or when) he decides to get major label backing he has lots to choose from. During an interview on Q104.7’s Rico and Mambo Morning Show, Kennedy confirmed that he’s been approached by several imprints, but is holding out for the perfect situation. “At this point, any company that you can think of has hit us up, or has [an] offer on the table,” he said. “But obviously it’s not the right one.”
Although there’s nothing wrong with staying under the radar, Kennedy can be persuaded to crossover to a major label so long as the money looks right. “We definitely talking numbers, that’s the whole conversation.”
With more than 370,000 downloads of his Yellow Album already on the books, the 27-year-old has some serious leverage in negotiating a signing deal. He jokingly told the radio station that he wants “$2 million” to sign on the dotted line which may not be too much to ask for, given his strong fan following.
Last month, Kennedy gave Hip-Hop Wired a response to the positive feedback he received from the release. “It feels great,” he said. “I worked on it for like a year consistently, and I kinda knew in my head how I’d put it together, how I [thought] people would percieve it, but to just put it out and get people’s opinions is crazy.”
If Rick Ross’ Maybach Music, Interscope records, or any other label is looking to grab Kennedy they might want to make it worth his while, or risk being pushed to the side.
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