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        Discovered Online: Sharon Jones | Hitmakers

        Find out how the Internet can help a struggling musician get discovered, in this clip from Hitmakers. Sharon Jones is an American soul and funk singer who struggled to find success when she began her career at 26. She battled racism, sexism and was even told that she was too old, but she persevered. Decades later fans discovered her music on Myspace and YouTube, propelling her to fame. She recorded her first album in 2002 with her band The Dap-Kings, but she explains that even with a hit song under her belt, she hasn’t yet made millions.


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