The old media industry just can't figure out how to monetize properly on the internet. JoCo and many, many, many other independent artists are doing just fine without the RIAA or big labels' interference.
The music industry as a large entity with its ubiquitous unilateral fame and predatory, monopolistic parasitism is quickly becoming a thing of the past. The "corporate artists" they peddle just don't offer anything worthwhile. They simply cannot compete with the unlimited talent out there.
Most of the monetary barriers have been removed for artists, you don't need to be "discovered" or "signed" or even acknowledged by these corporation that take most of your earnings and claim the rights to all of your music.
It's the old industry psychotically freaking out, spinning around grabbing the curtains all over the washroom, smashing its face on the toilet filled with coke and bile, and passing out in a pool of its own blood.
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