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From the Bottom to the Top

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From the Bottom to the Top

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Sammie
Producers:
Capitol, Freeworld
genre:
Pop

We gave it a B

On his puppy-love soul debut From the Bottom to the Top — exquisitely crafted by producer Dallas Austin (TLC) — 13-year-old Sammie sounds alternately like a young Jacko (”Can’t Let Go”) and a male version of Austin’s other talented protegee, Monica. As with many young vocalists, his well-intentioned croons sometimes lapse into whines. But if his role models are any indication, he’ll grow out of it. B