I Am Sean Garrett...Hit Maker!

AllHipHop Staff

“Songwriter, producer and entertainer—Period. “ That is how Sean Garrett describes himself.

Humbled, talented and hungry to supersede all expectations, Garrett is at again. He penned and produced Usher’s "Papers," which is blazing up the charts and posing some questions about Usher’s marriage to stylist Tameka Foster. Garrett is continuing his work with Mario’s next song release and Rihanna’s new album entitled Rated R.

Described as “three underdogs on a record” by Garrett, it became the soundtrack of the summer—Break Up with Gucci Mane and Mario catapulting Garrett into superstar status and placing him on the list as a triple threat, begging the question: What about his album?

His first American album is untitled and is slated to be released summer 2010 featuring 14 tracks. “I am pushing the envelope, pulling out the stops and calling in the favors for my album,” said Garrett. He is asking to fans to participate in titling his much anticipated album—to contribute check out his new website Iamthepen.com or hit him up on twitter at sdotthepen. His next single is Up in Your Heart featuring Gucci Mane.

Garrett has already released an album for the Japanese market in June 2008—"Turbo 919. “The Japanese are very passionate about the creative people who make the music—and they are eager to support you,” said Garrett.

Influencing and molding Garrett’s eccentric portfolio of work is the King of Pop—Michael Jackson, Bobbi Brown and BBD (Bell Biv and DeVoe). His is a self-confessed lover of rock music and artists like Elton John and The Beatles.

Overcoming the many stumbling blocks in the industry is a story many musicians, artists and the like share—Garrett gives much praise to Jay-Z who helped him along the way. The year, 2003, would make Garrett an industry wide name, and just about everyone shouting “Yeah” like Lil’ Jon was Usher’s Yeah. Followed by several other #1’s—Ciara’s Goodies featuring Petey Pablo, Ring the Alarm by Beyonce, Run It by Chris Brown and host other songs.

Currently, Garrett is on the BET Live tour and coming to a city near you with tour mates—Trey Songz, Mario, Day 26 and girl group Richgirl. His first mixtape is nominated for R&B Mixtape of the Year at the 2009 Southern Entertainment Awards.

The success he has experienced, “I owe it to all the all fans,” said Garrett.

The Roast

AllHipHop.com: If you could do any community service event, what would it be?

Garrett: Speaking to troubled and at risk kids. It’s not about fame and fortune. I am about love and life.

AllHipHop.com: If quantifying love were based on material possessions, what exactly would you show?

Garrett: Diamonds…they last forever.

AllHipHop.com: If you could propose a bill to Congress for consideration, what would it be?

Garrett: Wow! That is a good question. Healthcare should mandatory that everyone has healthcare.

AllHipHop.com: What is one thing you wish the public knew about you?

Garrett: I wish the public knew how much I love music.

AllHipHop.com: What is your biggest pet peeve?

Garrett: A woman who doesn’t have patience.

AllHipHop.com: What has been your most embarrassing moment in your career?

Garrett: Being star struck when I met Beyonce—she is so charming and beautiful.

AllHipHop.com: Are you single?

Garrett: Yes.