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Sammy Adams Photo Shoot - JustJared.com Exclusive!

Sammy Adams Photo Shoot - JustJared.com Exclusive!

Check out our exclusive JustJared.com interview with RCA singer/rapper Sammy Adams!

The 25-year-old heartthrob has been breaking into the music charts with his latest single, “Only One” – and the summer anthem hasn’t shown any signs of slowing down.

The Boston-based musician is even slated to appear as himself in an October episode of 90210‘s fifth season on The CW!

Click inside to read JustJared.com‘s exclusive interview with Sammy


SAMMY ADAMS – EXCLUSIVE JUSTJARED.COM INTERVIEW

JJ: Hey Sammy! Loving your music so far. How would you describe your sound?
SA: I would say it’s a new kind of pop sound.

JJ: What makes it stand out?
SA: It has very big hooks mixed with pop, hip-hop, rap, and a little R&B and reggae. It also has more of an electronic vibe, [compared to] other rappers.

JJ: Can you tell us about your song “Only One”?
SA: Yes, I wrote it about six or seven months ago. It’s sort of designed to make everyone that hears it feel important.

JJ: What are the lyrics about?
SA: It’s a story about a guy trying to get a girl. It’s sort of a romantic pop song. The song has a great tempo – it’s really fast and has a lot of guitars and cool sounds in it. [The lyrics] sort of have like a modern Romeo and Juliet feel.

JJ: We’re sure girls are lovin’ it. Was the song inspired by anyone special?
SA: No, not really. I mean I didn’t like write it about my girl. It was kind of a spur-of-the-moment thing.

JJ: Growing up, did you always want to get into the music industry?
SA: I did, I just didn’t know how it worked.

JJ: Well, all of your hard work is paying off, and now you’re working on your second album! What can fans expect to hear on it?
SA: A lot. In the new album I go back to my roots. It’s kind of got poppy, upbeat feel-good music, which is the type of music I like to listen to.

JJ: How have you changed as a musician while working on this album?
I’ve been able to grow and become a better writer, singer, rapper, and producer [while working on this album]. It was amazing to get to work with Pharrell and G Major because they have a lot of experience. It’s been very cool.

JJ: Is there anyone you’d love to collaborate with?
SA: Yeah, like Kanye, and I don’t know, Taylor Swift. There are a weird, weird variety of people I’d like to work with (laughs).

JJ: During one of your recent concerts, a fan climbed up on stage and proposed to his girlfriend! Did that surprise you?
SA: Actually, he hit me up on Twitter and I was like, ‘Yeah, that’d be really cool!’ Then we just strategically planned it. So it didn’t surprise me, I was just praying that she’d say yes. It was really, really cool.

JJ: That’s so crazy! Do you ever do over-the-top things for a girl you like?
SA: I do like subtle, sneaky things.

JJ: Speaking of girls, who is your celebrity crush at the moment?
SA: I have tons! Hayden Panettiere is cute, and Taylor Swift – always. (laughs) I have a whole bunch!

JJ: Is there anyone in the industry that you’d get starstruck by?
SA: I don’t usually get starstruck, but definitely Jay-Z. When I met Kanye, I was sort of starstruck, it was pretty cool.

JJ: Are you obsessed with any songs right now?
SA: Yeah, “Over My Dead Body” by Drake.

JJ: Can you tell us three fun facts about yourself?
SA: Hmmm… I sleep talk, I sleep walk, and I’m very energetic!

In case you missed it, make sure you check out Sammy‘s “Only One” music video!

PHOTO SHOOT CREDITS (PICTURES BELOW) —–

Producer: Jared Eng (@JaredEng)
Model: Sammy Adams (@SammyAdams)
Creative Director/Photographer: Justin Campbell (@JustJustinNYC)
Stylist: Sophia Banks-Coloma (@sophiabanksc)
Assistant Stylist: Ali Mandelkorn (@amandelkorn)
Makeup: Grace Phillips (@grace_phillips)
Hair: Melissa Adelaide (@MelissaAdelaide)

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Photos: Justin Campbell
Posted to: Exclusive, Exclusive Photos, Sammy Adams

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One Comment

# 1
Media Storm @ 08/06/2012 at 5:53 pm

Heartthrob? Looks like Steve -o’s little brother.

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