Sam, (born in Brooklyn) raised in Elmont "Exit 13" Long Island, NY is best known for his exceptional Urban, Rhythmic hooks and ballads— At the age of 16 (2006) Sam left home to join NBH, “Natural Born Hustlers” a music label founded by Jay-Z’s nephews and a small group of childhood friends in South Orange, New Jersey. During a group meeting with Jay-Z, Jay singled out Sam to their manager stating that “Sam is special, tell him to stay on it” which sparked a new found work ethic and hunger to find success.
In 2008 Sam re-located to Atlanta, Georgia. At the age of 18, he landed his first major song writing placement on J. Holiday's sophomore album. This accomplishment lead to his first management deal with Neyo's company, Compound Entertainment. Following his deal in 2009, Sam relocated to L.A. and began working with the likes of Chris Brown, The Game, Keri Hilson, etc… In 2011, Sam Hook wrote the hit single "Pot of Gold" for West Coast rapper The Game. “Pot of Gold” convinced Interscope Records Chairman Jimmy Iovine to set an immediate release date for The R.E.D. album. This album reached number one during its first week becoming Sam’s first # 1 album. In 2014 Sam signed to longtime friend and now manager DJ Mormile under Fakework Management. Sam continues to be a driving force within the industry working with the top Urban acts across the country including....
Trey Songz, Omarion, Miley Cyrus, J. Lo, ScHoolboy Q, T.I., SEEB, Rae Sremmurd, iLoveMakonnen, Ella Mai, Justin Beiber, Gucci Mane, Chris Brown, Jhené Aiko, Future, Jay Sean, Cody Simpson, Mila J., The Game, John Legend, Keri Hilson, Ne-Yo, Diggy Simmons, Mary J. Blige, Christina Milan, SWV, Boyz II Men, Nick Jonas, Lloyd, Mario, Mike Will Made-It, John Brown, DJ Mustard, etc…
Over the years Sam’s work has been acknowledged by countless music executives, superstars and song writing organizations. His most notable accomplishments include, 4 Grammy Nominations, 4 ASCAP Awards, 3 RIAA Certified Platinum/ Multiplatinum singles, 2 Billboard Rhythmic number 1 singles and contributions to numerous RIAA Certified Gold & Platinum albums. Sam's rooms to hallway mentality has allowed him create opportunity from nothing, evolving from a songwriter to label owner working on his first public venture The Family Business Enterprises LLC.
Tank: “When We” Remix ft Trey Songz & Ty Dolla $ign
Skye Tunez: “Fairy Tales” ft. Chris Brown & DJ Khaled
Mila J: “January 2018 album” / “February 2018” album
Ella Mai: “Naked”
Omarion: "Post To Be" ft. Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko
Trey Songz: "Nana" / "Cake" / "Late Night" / "SmartPhones" / "Yes. No. Maybe." / "Y.A.S" / "Mr. Steal Your Girl" / "Lovin You"
Justin Bieber: "Home To Mama" ft Cody Simpson
Miley Cyrus: "Drive" / "Hands In the Air" / "I Forgive Yiew"
Chris Brown: "4 Years Old" / "Cadillac" / "Lady In The Glass Dress"
Chris Brown + Tyga: "Nothin like Me"
August Alsina: "FmL" feat. Pusha T / "Benediction" feat Rick Ross
BoyzIIMen: “Better Half”
Jasmine V: "Who That"
Kat Deluna: "What a Night" ft. Jeremih / "BumBum" ft. Trey Songz
Teyana Taylor: "Business"
Abraham Mateo: "Just Another Heartbreak"
Diggy Simmons: "The Reign"
J. Holiday: -- "Forever Ain't Enough"
Keri Hilson: --"Hustler"
Ne-Yo: "Genuine Only"
Cody Simpson: "Ends With You"
John Brown: “Sex on My Money” ft. Gucci Mane
The Game: "Celebration" "See No Evil" / "Married To the Game" / "Hello"
The Game: "Pot of Gold" ft. Chris Brown