Welcome Samara Brown:
We’re joined on the Starline by one of the stars of Season 21 of NBC’s “The Voice”. Grew up in the Bronx and jumped from east coast to west coast for her chance to show the world her voice. We welcome the talented Samara Brown.
Let’s go Beyond the Mic Samara, your sister supports you as you take on the Voice. How did her season 3 experience prepare you for the lights and pressure of the show?
Did you feel like you needed that boost? Were you scared?
As an artist, the last year was devastating for you. No gigs, little money, lot of pressure. How did you use the quarantine time to improve yourself?
When the first chair turned and you knew you would be on the show… did your heart skip a beat? We’re you like, just keep remembering the words of the song!
You worked at the Banana Republic, was a hostess at Ashford & Simpson’s Sugar Bar and been a bartender. How did those moments serving others help you for The Voice?
You’ve been singing and dancing in church since you were 5. How has your faith helped you as you have faced adversity growing up?
How did traveling to places like New Delhi, London, Indonesia, Russia and Spain changed your musical perspective?
The Rockin’ 8:
It’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions; answer with the first thing that comes to your mind.
There is no Pressure.
1. Favorite Cigar?
2. How do you like your coffee?
3. What’s the best part of being of Aries?
4. What’s your dream car?
5. Of your family, who’s the best Taboo player?
6. Speaking of your mom, the one meal that automatically makes you think of your momma?
7. What’s your favorite way to spend a Sunday?
8. Where did you learn to fence and do you prefer saber, foil, or epee?
The Back Half with Samara Brown:
You once said on social media “My dream will be reached no matter what. It’s only a matter of time…” can you touch your dream, or do you still have work to do?
You like to write, draw and do things with your hands, what was the last thing you sculpted? Like what? You like that??? Biggest Lego set you built? Interesting
What song would be your theme song?
What little tips has John been able to give you that you will utilize for future opportunities?
How has this experience changed you for the better or for the worse?
Who of the #TeamLegend crew did you get closer with? Really?
You also said “I have deep deep gratitude to those in the past who’ve had more strength than I’ve had most of my life.” How have you become stronger in the last couple of years?
Who are your musical idols that you have leaned on as you develop yourself as an artist??
How has your time in the city that never sleeps change the way you think about yourself?
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
If you could be a part of one Broadway show, past or present, which would it be? Top 3
Could you do the kicks?
One Big Question
“Would you love me…even with my dark side??” – What’s your dark side?
What’s one thing people don’t know about you?
It’s the year of the geek. Singer, Actress, Songwriter and her story is just beginning. She likes a Ford GT, enjoys a good Cuban cigar and wants you to watch her on NBC’s the Voice. We thanks Samara Brown for taking the time to talk with us today.
And that my friends is Beyond the Mic.
Listen to other conversations from The Voice here.