13 Songs, 48 Minutes


Extremely chill late-night R&B from the Florida native.



Extremely chill late-night R&B from the Florida native.


Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5
73 Ratings
73 Ratings

Coming of Age!!!🔥


Great man, and wonderful music! Can't wait for the full album!!💕🎉🖤

Sammie Baby! 💙

DeeDee @vivaladeedee Instagram

So I've just listened to the first two released tracks & I'm so anxious to hear the rest!!! Super proud of you Bae! It's your time to flourish & the world better be ready for you! #SammieSeason 💙

True R&B


Love COA it's open and honest and "Too Long" is what you put on during Netflix & Chill

About Sammie

Contemporary R&B artist Sammie achieved commercial success in 1999 as a pre-teen, vanished from the industry almost as quickly as he'd arrived, returned several years later, and left again, only to resurface during the 2010s. Before he was even born, Sammie Leigh Bush, Jr. was exposed to music; his mother, a former professional singer, sang in the church choir while she was carrying him. That setting is where the native Floridian, at the age of four, received a standing ovation for his performance of "Troubles Don't Last Always." A few years later, Sammie formed a vocal group, Wonder 3, whose audition for Showtime at the Apollo led to a solo performance and subsequent triumphant finals appearance. Shortly thereafter, Joyce Irby became his manager. The former Klymaxx member matched her new client with longtime associate and producer Dallas Austin, who also signed the youngster to the Capitol subsidiary Freeworld Entertainment.

"I Like It," a mix of throwback electro and modern pop-R&B produced by Austin, was released as Sammie's debut single. It entered Billboard's R&B/hip-hop chart in December 1999, eventually reached number eight, and on the Hot 100 peaked at number 24. Its parent album, From the Bottom to the Top, followed in 2000 and featured another charting single, the ballad "Crazy Things I Do." A lengthy silence, including a period devoted to school, was broken in 2006 by Sammie's self-titled second album. Issued on Austin's reactivated Rowdy label, supported by Motown, the return sported a couple minor hits with "You Should Be My Girl" and "Come with Me." Sammie was featured on Soulja Boy Tell Em's Top Five R&B/hip-hop hit "Kiss Me Thru the Phone" but was otherwise inactive for several years. During the 2010s, he returned with mixtapes, EPs, and albums such as 2015's Indigo and 2017's Coming of Age, all released through his independent Star Camp label. During this sustained period of activity, Sammie also co-wrote "Next Breath" for Tank. ~ Andy Kellman & Heather Phares

Boyton Beach, FL
March 1, 1987