The Needlz episode: (full video available on Patchwerk Youtube Channel)
Patchwerk Recording Studios presents The I dO MUSIC Podcast ....
In this episode Sammy sits down to chat with Grammy Award winning producer "Needlz" (Jeremih, Lupe Fiasco, Bruno Mars, Jeezy, Drake, Rakim, Lil Wayne)
In this episode they discuss the following ....
- the story behing his Grammy Award wining single "Just The Way You Are" by Bruno Mars
- interning at Bad Boy Records & how he got his 1st few placements
- what he spent his 1st check on & then being broke shortly thereafter
- how being from the midwest (Lansing, MI) has had an impact his music career
- how the movie "Juice" changed his life
- some of his "passion projects" -
- the importance of networking & nurturing meaningful relationships
- how his educational backround has helped him out
- why he chooses to manage himself & why its been hard for him to find management
- why he doesn't do as much hip hop these days & being exposed to the pop side of the industry