Find a virtually unknown artist(s) and truly develop the complete artist. Help push develop and market that artist. Help their career to blossom. Create hit music. Follow your good mind. Do what you truly feel that will grab the people. Be different, but do it where people can relate. All the "super-producers" have done this. If we qualify "super-producers" as one's that have create a number of hit songs and have longevity and respect in the business whose music is still being heard 10, 20, 30 years from whence it was created.
Music Business Contracts are always needed.