Before the birth of iTunes, the career of a music artist was entirely focused on selling albums, getting their songs on the radio. Getting on tour. iTunes changed that dynamic.
Hip-Hop artists, along with the entire music industry, realized that selling albums would not guarantee financial success because people could easily download the songs for free illegally or purchase them individually from iTunes. It no longer required an album investment for a body of work. Consumers could spend less than $2.00 and buy the one song they wanted.
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