YouTube Sensation Dondria “Phatfffat” Fields Earns Major-Label Record Deal.

Monday, July 28, 2008 — by Wow Jones

 

 

Why anyone would seek out a Major Label record deal nowadays is beyond me.  However, a few weeks ago, I came across an intriguing article in the July 14, 2008 issue of JET Magazine (with boy band New Edition on the cover).  It tells the story of YouTube singing sensation 

 

 

Dondria “Phatfffat” Fields and how she was signed to Record Label Deal by producer and record executive Jermaine Dupri.

Apparently, this young lady uploaded video clips of her singing R & B covers onto Youtube.  Along the way, she garnered 27,000 subscribers and over a million views on YouTube.

 

Wow.

 

 

Now, the rest is HERstory.  We’ll see if this amounts to anything, but this is another example of a talent using the internet to generate interest.  It worked for her and now look where she is.  I’m sure the fact that Dondria Phatfffat Fields generated a LARGE FAN BASE ONLINE also helped her get a record deal.   Main thing being that all those independent musicians HAVE to think about demonstrating that someone is paying attention to them.  Dondria did and so far, it’s worked out beautifully for her…But this is only the beginning. Hopefully, her music sees the light of day.  Dondria Phatffat Fields record label profile on its website is informative.  Check it out.

 

Here are a few YouTube clips I was able to find of Dondria singing…

 

Dondria Phatfffat Fields Singing Alicia Keys “Diary”

 

 

 

Dondria Phatfffat Fields Singing Keyshia Cole’s “Love”

 

 

 

Dondria Phatfffat Fields singing Beyonce’s “Listen”.

 

–The Wow Jones Report

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3 Responses to “YouTube Sensation Dondria “Phatfffat” Fields Earns Major-Label Record Deal.”

  1. hi dondria im tyesha taylor im from lufkin texas and iv’e been singing since i was 5years old and i was wonder if you could set me up with a record deal plz o and something else im a 11years old i now im to young but plz give me a chance to show you my talent and p.s my mom doesn’t now yet but i will tell her

  2. lynette Says:

    hi dondria i just want to say u did so wonderful on youtube. Id always go on there and see u sing. ima great singer myself and im planning to get up there where u are. i see that u sang with bow wow and i liked it. well im am going to be putting songs on youtube and i would love for u to see me sing and tell me how i am. love lolli

  3. interesting post, will come back here, bookmarked your site

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