Why Sammie Really Left Dallas Austin’s Label, Plus Singer Talks About His New Album

trying to get in with Nitti and trying to get a record from JD (Jermaine Dupri) this time. I haven’t worked with Jermaine since 2001.” Partnering with industry veteran and manager Malcolm Lee, Sammie says his new imprint Empire Entertainment puts him on track to handle his business on stage as well as behind the scenes. “I definitely wanted to venture out to entrepreneurship and not just be one dimensional as an artist, but one day owning my own company and one day writing music for other artists as well. Having Empire is kind of that home, that source and that foundation for me to produce that.” Despite calling his relationship with Rowdy Records a wrap, Sammie says he still has respect for Dallas Austin “We don’t speak on the regular, but like I said it’s no bad blood. If I do see him I’m definitely going to speak and be respectful and I believe it’s vice versa as well.” For more of our exclusive interview with the young R&B singer who goes further into his release from Rowdy Records, the trend of “Auto Tuned Records,” and his love for the ladies click here.


Since 2005, Singersroom has been the voice of R&B around the world. Connect with us via social media below.

View all posts by Singersroom →