Jimmie Allen Talks About Growing Up in Delaware, Overcoming Obstacles, Signing a Record Deal, Releasing His New Single & More

Jimmie Allen Talks About Growing Up in Delaware, Overcoming Obstacles, Signing a Record Deal, Releasing His New Single & More

Jim Casey talks to Jimmie Allen about:

  • growing up in Delaware
  • his early musical influences, including country and gospel
  • the ripped nature of Aaron Tippin
  • singing in the church choir
  • his musical theater background
  • making his YouTube docu-series, Jimmie Allen: All In
  • living in his car for a few months after moving to Nashville
  • going to writers’ rounds and making connections
  • being an African-American man in the country music industry
  • getting his first big break from publisher Ash Bowers
  • releasing his self-titled EP in October 2017
  • the healthy chip on his shoulders
  • developing his onstage charisma
  • releasing his new single, “Best Shot,” to country radio on Feb. 20
  • his songwriting process
  • working on his debut album

Participants:

  • Jimmie Allen
  • Jim Casey, NCD editor in chief

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