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Are you a label, manager, or someone else who can help artists? Must have a proven track record of success and artist-friendly deals.

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We've announced Republic Records (Drake, Taylor Swift, Post Malone, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande) as the inaugural label, with many more labels announced soon.

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