‘Memba mi tell yu, Jamaican singer Samantha J ah do big tings … di pretty gyal just sign a record deal fi ah whole heap ah cheddar. Jah! Rastafari!!’
The payment structure is set up so that Samantha’s first album will get her an advance of at least $325,000, as high as $700,000, if needed.
According to the contract, if Samantha sticks with Columbia through her 6th album, she’ll collect up to a $1.1 million advance!
She’s also entitled to a big amount of royalties. She will get at least 16% of all sales.