They say that luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity and the same certainly holds true for rap.
When Big Sean got the opportunity to rap for Kanye West he was prepared enough to impress, and that's also how CyHi The Prynce ended up on GOOD Music.
As he told Montreality in a new interview, Kanye heard his music on the internet and flew him out to Hawaii as a test, to watch him work in person. Late one night when everyone else had left the studio CyHi laid down a verse for "So Appalled" mostly just for the sake of getting in some practice, not intending to ever play it for Kanye. But the next day Jay Z and Beyoncé would accidentally hear the verse and be so impressed that Bey told Yeezy he needed to sign CyHi. And when Beyoncé tells you to sign someone you do it, even if you're Kanye West.
So let that be a lesson to all you artists out there aspiring to sign to the best label in hip-hop. All you have to do to get Kanye to sign on the dotted line is end up in Yeezy's studio in Hawaii, lay down a fire verse and then have Jay Z and Beyoncé hear it. See, is that really so hard?
Jokes aside, it's another powerful reminder that if you're prepared, talented and get at least lucky, there really is no limit to the kinds of doors that can open for you.