Dillon Francis Signs to Columbia Records

Earlier today EDM golden boy, Dillon Francis, announced his major label debut. Francis, also known as DJ Hanzel and DJ Rich As Fuck,  will release his first full length album through Columbia Records in conjunction with Mad Decent.

The album, originally expected to drop sometime this month, will be titled ‘Money Sucks, Friends Rule’ and is slated for a July release after being pushed back. Naturally, fans are divided on whether or not the record deal will be beneficial to Francis’ career and EDM as a whole. Dillon quickly took to Twitter to address the haters:

Known for his internet antics and his lighthearted persona, Francis poked fun at everyone throwing shade by changing his Twitter handle to “DILLONSELLOUTFRANCIS”. Take that EDM snobs! And to all you diehard Dillon fangirls out there, fret not. DJ Hanzel remains forever faithful…

Leave a comment and let us know what you think about the record deal. How will it effect the scene and the upcoming album release?

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