To drive though the streets of Manhattan to sign a record deal was like a movie. It was crazy - pretty hard to put into words. James Bay
What's interesting is often people think life changes when you have a record deal and you do all kinds of stuff. Obviously your life changes, but nothing changes your life like getting married and having kids. Jamie Cullum
I was turning 20 during my first record. Those decade birthdays always kind of cause me, it seems, to reflect, look back, and then look forward. I just was closing this period of my life where I was living in a car and scrambling my whole life to then signing a six-record deal with Atlantic. Jewel
I started DJing, breakdancing and MCing in the '70s and I got my record deal in 1979 with 'Christmas Rap.' Kurtis Blow
I started growing my hair in December '89. I was seventeen. I signed my record deal and said I ain't combing my hair no more. I don't have too. Busta Rhymes