This album is definitely about growth.So says Smo, whose growth as a force in American music cannot be denied. Having topped 50 million views on YouTube, sold more than 450,000 tracks and dominated both the country and rap charts, the charismatic Tennessee-bred artist, outdoorsman and family man draws fans from across all social boundaries.How does he do it? He speaks truth. He lays down epic rhymes that challenge listeners to party when they can, to champion the values on which they were (or should have been) raised, to look straight into the eyes of life, to laugh and love and even get angry every once in a while if that helps make things right.These many sides of Smo are represented proudly on his latest album. Yes, We The People is about growth, in creative horizons as well as in a worldview nurtured by time and trial. But its also about the growth it inspires among his ever-expanding audience, who see their own stories mirrored in his.I see things today in a clearer way than I ever have, as a father, as a son, as an American, Smo insists. Its about that growth for me as an individual and hoping I can influence my listeners to grow with me.From working dawn to dusk on his family farm to riding border to border on his bus, from meeting and entertaining his fans, aka Kinfoke, from fusing elements of raw country and hip-hop in a makeshift studio to the private moments he shares via his Smo On The Go video posts on Facebook, Smo incorporates all that has come his way into a unique and personal sound.A new and especially difficult turn impacted Smos approach to music and life in general. Last year Smo underwent quadruple bypass surgery, an experience that cant help but change those who survive.When youre facing death and youre given a second chance with life, you find that you value that life much more, he reflects. Ive been guilty in the past of taking the simple things for granted. Today I stand here, clear-minded, with my eyes set on my target.Smo addresses this i
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