Originally Posted by li/<o
Reason I liked that information is I have a friend that every damn artist that comes out is rich to him, but I know some of them are they so I can do the Jackson comparison to rub it on him.
This kind of thinking drives me absolutely nuts. Record companies rip off artists worse than any "pirate" who downloads an mp3. Most artists don't see any 'wealth' until they're Ozzy, Metallica, or Madonna status.