UB In Memoriam: Singer / Songwriter Sam Salter – UrbanBridgez.com
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“I was floored,“declared Co-founder of LaFace LA Reid in 1997, recalling the day satThe demo tape of s first reached his ears. “He’s a great singer. I mean, we live in a time where you don’t necessarily have to be, but it is!“
Sam salteris smooth, classic R&B the style was easily evident on “After 12 Before 6,” his start Single. Co-written through Salter, it tells the story of a man trying to balance a career and relationship.
The second of Seven children, sat developed his gospel-Voice tinted like a child in Los Angeles, singing to the Faithful Church of God in Christ. By the time he got to high school, he had plunged headfirst into the R&B world, ultimately winning the school’s talent show in her senior year, having lost in three previous tries.
Sam salter counted Stevie Wonder and LaFaceco-founder of Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds among his inspirations. “They are very sincere in what they do,” he said. “They put it all in every song. And I’m a fan of longevity. They knew how to support him, [and] this is what I want to do.“
Part of satthe magic of is rooted in Réséda high school, where he learned after participating in annual talent competitions. Of them years in a row he lost; his third year he won second place. But his Senior year, his interpretation of H-Town’s “Knockin ‘the Boots” won first place and Sam saltertenacity paid off in the princely amount of $ 30 his cash prize for winning first place.
This determination also put him on the fast track to LaFace Records when his demo reached the office of Antonio “LA” Reid, who quickly signed the melodious man-child ballad and sent it to Atlanta. “Sam Salter is the epitome of the soul, “declared Reid. “He really is the friend of a song. Her voice is so rich and her emotion is so pure. Salter is the best singer I have ever worked with.”
In agreement was Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds. “It has been a long time since we’ve met a singer as diverse and charismatic as Sam Salter. He has a style and a talent that have long been lacking in the music world. He can sing a ballad with a soft voice which leaves you feeling soft. When I grow up I want to sing like Sam.“
Sam salter‘s to follow the album was put aside by The face, due to merger. Over the years he collaborated with Babyface, Destiny’s Child, Tyrese, Frankie J and Black-eyed peas taboo.
In 2010, he released Three new singles and in 2011 he released the new single, “To be loved.”