Harmony Samuels Biography
Every great person once went through a time when he or she felt like quitting. Some doubted themselves, others almost bowed down to pressure and others thought they were crazy. Harmony Samuels told himself “What are you doing? Go Home! In most cases, the doubting times are often a few moments before a breakthrough. This was evident in Samuel’s life. Before he made the decision to go back to Nigeria, he met someone who changed his life completely. Now, Harmony Samuels,42, is a big name in the music industry. He is a trendsetter and a producer behind some of the greatest hip-hop and RnB hits.
Harmony Samuels Age, Family, and Wife
He is Nigerian by blood and British by birth. Harmony was born on 16th May 1980 in Tottenham, London. He grew up in an African setting where the firstborn child was expected to take care of his siblings. The leadership and tenacity trait stems from this experience. Harmony had a great passion for music. He ran away from home since his parents wanted him to do something in academics. His passion for succeeding has Harmony placing everything second to music. At 42 he is single and without children. His priority is producing music and succeeding at it.
Making of a Producer
Samuel grew up in a Christian setting. Going to church introduced him to musical instruments, which he learned to play as early as 4 years old. At age 12, he became the musical director of the church. Succeeding in making music made him choose music production over education.
Breaking as an artist and producer were harder than he thought. Labels would laugh at him because he would combine RnB, Hip Hop, and Pop. Some claimed the style was too black and that RnB had died. He stuck for what was true.
Ten years down the line, his style hardly found ground in the London market despite working with several artists. Samuels was left with two decisions: leave for Los Angeles or quit, study music and become a teacher. He chose the former as his last option.
Samuels in America
He moved to Los Angeles when he was 29. No one knew him. No one cared! For 1 year, he struggled to make himself known but his efforts remained unrecognized. His breakthrough came when he met Rodney Jerkins who was behind some of the greatest RnB hits at that time. Jerkins gave him a producer and publishing deal.
A hip-hop star loved the music Samuels had created through Jerkins’ label. The star gave him two songs to produce for his album. Samuels gave his all. As he had anticipated, the Album went viral. His career went shot-up.
Samuel, once discouraged by his dying dream, became a leader in the music industry almost instantly. Labels and artists started copying his style. He revived what others thought was dead. Now, Samuel has worked with Chris Brown, Kelly Rowland, Rick Ross, Ariana Grande, Tiwa Savage Gogo Morrow, nowthatmajor, and others.
Harmony Samuels’s Net Worth
He later founded his Label Company, BOE. His dream is to sign artists, train them and usher them to their dream. The company has been successful as they have worked with acts such as Machine Gun Kelly, Janet Jackson and Ella Mai. His artists have also been in movies. Samuel continues to make artists and grow his influence in the music industry. His net worth is also rising as his brand is increasing in value. As of 2022, the music producer could be worth $10 million.