Florida’s personal Sammie isn’t new to the music sport. Hopping on the scene as a baby star on the tender age of 12 years outdated, he was thought-about an actual heartthrob on the pinnacle of the brand new millennium along with his hit “I Like It,” which made all of the younger women fall for him. Now, he’s grown right into a gifted, gifted, musician and producer at 32 years outdated. His lyricism and God-given appears are making ladies fall deeply head-over-heels in love with him.
BET caught up with Sammie on the eve of the discharge of his new single, “Face-to-Face,” to get an unique on his love of trend, the key behind is glowing pores and skin, what we are able to count on from his newest report, Eternal.
As a person who has balanced being a religious being and a power who instructions the eye of 1000’s when he hits the stage, Sammie has proved himself to be a staple within the music business. With a number of chart-topping hits, resembling “Come With Me” and “Kiss Me Via The Telephone,” that includes Soulja Boy, and 20 years within the enterprise with 4 studio albums, Sammie’s musical journey is one to observe.
Sammie is wanting is to develop his portfolio with modeling, performing and even internet hosting his personal podcast. He thinks it’s time for the subsequent era to have a Diddy or Jay-Z. Why not him?
“I’m very snug in entrance of the digital camera simply because I’m an artist first. For each album rollout and visuals that we shoot, I’m all the time [very comfortable] in entrance of the digital camera. And I form of need to diversify my portfolio. I by no means wished to only be a singer-songwriter. I believe modeling is sooner or later. I believe being an actor is within the playing cards. I would like my very own podcast. I put up a submit some time in the past on Instagram the place it simply acknowledged that I wished to be the subsequent, not Diddy or Jay-Z, however it’s time for that subsequent mogul of our era. I really feel like I embody the attributes and traits to take action in addition to the expertise it takes to be dominant in something I select to be concerned in.”
In the case of his fashion, Sammie is extra laid again. Rising up in Florida, he opts for extra of an L.A.-vibe fashion, with a much less is extra method. He believes that trend and music go hand-in-hand.
“It’s one factor to ship sonically via the audio system, you recognize, after all. Nevertheless it’s additionally one other factor that has to correlate and reply to followers as effectively from a visible standpoint. I believe my trend exudes simplicity. I believe much less is extra as a person. I believe the person makes the garments. The garments shouldn’t establish you. I’m additionally very open, clear and free in life. And I believe my trend sense additionally represents that as effectively.”
Together with his newest report, Sammie has proven that he’s certainly a person who’s now not working from himself. Within the track Face-To-Face, he touches on a person proudly owning as much as his shortcomings and lackluster habits in a relationship, and eventually making a aware choice to be dedicated every single day, which takes arduous work.
A track entitled Occasions 10 options rapper Lil Child and one other report known as Playlist, doesn’t have any hidden messages, when you get my drift.
“I like when a lady truly has on heels, you recognize. I believe that the ingredient of foreplay is a misplaced artwork, so to construct up that thriller is form of dope.”
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The multi-platinum recording artist takes his grooming rountine very significantly, utilizing vitamin E oil to maintain his pores and skin moisturized and utilizing Curls merchandise to maintain his luscious mane wholesome. Ladies have all the time thought Sammie was good-looking, however since he’s grown his hair out and been displaying his well-formed triceps, he has been everybody’s #MCM for a few years now. Sammie acknowledged that none of it was truly deliberate, however he’s loving the suggestions. So, the beard and lengthy hair are right here to remain.
“When The Shade Room posted me for the primary time in 2016, by that point, I had a full beard and my hair was lengthy. I suppose the cool youngsters name it ‘Zaddy’ now with a ‘Z’ or a snack. They did take a liking to it they usually thought it was a deliberate factor. As soon as I spotted that they did admire the hair journey, I form of rocked with it. I like social media since you get speedy suggestions out of your customers and followers to see what it’s they like from a picture standpoint, in addition to musically. I form of adopted their lead with that and continued rising it out.”
The group went nuts when Sammie shocked followers on the Atlanta cease of the Millenium tour, that includes Lloyd, B2K, and Fairly Ricky. If you happen to didn’t catch him there, don’t fret, as a result of Sammie has introduced that he is hitting the highway for an Eternal, main metropolis tour, together with stops in NYC and Lengthy Seashore, CA.
Sammie’s Eternal album is obtainable now on all streaming platforms.
(Picture: Nathan Pearcy of Plastiq Journal)