Let's Be Real with Sammy Jaye

Let's Be Real with Sammy Jaye

Season 1 of Let’s Be Real with Sammy Jaye delivered honest and unfiltered conversations with celebrities, activists, athletes and influencers focusing on real-life issues – from mental health and political activism to pop culture and more. This highly acclaimed podcast has been featured in many publications, including Variety, 17 Magazine and R29. Sammy Jaye, at 18, is the youngest person to host her own podcast on iHeartRadio and recently named to PopSugar’s 20-under-20 list. Season 2 will have more revealing conversations on the issues you care about with singer Anthony Ramos, TikTok sensation Dixie D’Amelio and so many more. To learn more about Sammy Jaye, follow her on Instagram @itssammyjaye!... Show More

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February 23, 2021 49 min

In the Season 2 Finale, Sammy Jaye sits down with singer/songerwriter Rachel Platten! In this very special episode, they talk about her hit song “Fight Song”, how to get out of a creative rut, social media, and Rachel even walks Sammy through a guided meditation/manifestation!

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February 2, 2021 48 min

In this very special episode, Sammy Jaye chats with creators of Bridgerton the Musical Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear! They talk about what it is like creating a musical while sharing it with their audiences in real time via live stream; the power of GenZ; how to be taken seriously at a young age; and so much more!

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January 26, 2021 38 min

In this episode, Sammy Jaye talks with Chi Ossé. At 22, Ossé one of the youngest GenZ’ers nationwide to run for public office, focusing his sights on becoming a New York City council member for Brooklyn’s District 36. They talk about not letting your age define you, his love of activism and how his passion for music and art is influencing his campaign.

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January 19, 2021 46 min

In this episode, Sammy Jaye sits down with TikTok star Ellie Zeiler. In this wide-ranging conversation, they talk about how to deal with online hate, finding true friends, what it’s like to be teenagers with social media in 2021, the importance of being true to yourself and her non-profit “Together as One” and much more.

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January 12, 2021 29 min

In this episode, Sammy Jaye sits down with music artist, DaniLeigh. Discovered by Prince in 2013, DaniLeigh has collaborated with everyone from Jennifer Lopez and Cardi B to Pharrell. Sammy Jaye and DaniLeigh talk about her new studio album and 30-minute music video, Movie, creative inspiration, relationships, and much more.

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January 5, 2021 37 min

In this episode Sammy Jaye talks with Adam Met from the band AJR about his music, partnering with the United Nations through his non-profit Sustainable Partners and how we can all help the earth!

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December 29, 2020 38 min

In this episode, Sammy Jaye talks with Emily Calandrelli, Emmy nominated science host, MIT engineer and author. They talk about working with the icon Bill Nye, going to Space and what we can do to help Climate Change! 

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December 22, 2020 30 min

In this episode Sammy Jaye talks with NBA Star Aaron Gordon! They discuss playing in the Bubble, their shared passions for education and mental health, his love of chess, meditation and the Slam Dunk Contest!

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December 15, 2020 38 min

In this episode, Sammy Jaye chats with former Division 1 volleyball player and mental health, body image advocate Victoria Garrick. They talk about the stigmas around mental health with athletes, her non-profit “The Hidden Opponent” and Kobe Bryant’s book “Geese are Never Swans” (Granity Studios). Also, be sure to check the latest Granity title “Epoca: The River of Sand” that released today!

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December 8, 2020 35 min

In this episode, Sammy Jaye chats with Luis Miranda, political consultant, activist and most importantly father! They talk about his new HBO documentary, Siempre Luis, what it was like bringing Hamilton to Puerto Rico, the current state of our political climate and how we can all make a difference no matter your age!

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December 1, 2020 38 min

Sammy Jaye chats with singer, songwriter, and dancer, Tate McRae! They talk about her new music, the struggle of finding true friends and what it’s like to be a teenager in the age of social media. They also talk about the difficulty in maintaining a school/work life balance and what Tate’s excited about in 2021!

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November 24, 2020 42 min

Sammy Jaye talks with technology expert and journalist Laurie Segall, who was CNN’s senior technology correspondent for more than a decade. They talk about her unique perspective of following tech companies from startups to billion dollar companies; her interviews with Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook; the documentary The Social Dilemma; and her new media company dot dot dot!

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November 17, 2020 34 min

Sammy Jaye sits down with singer and Tik Tok phenomenon Dixie D’Amelio! They talk about everything social media – from cancel culture to building a community and cyberbullying. They also talk about her new music, her relationship with sister Charli and how her life has dramatically changed over the past year!

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November 10, 2020 45 min

Season 2 kicks off with multi-faceted artist, Anthony Ramos! Sammy Jaye and Anthony cover a myriad of topics including his new music (“Stop”), Hamilton BTS stories you haven’t heard before, mental health awareness (stigmas around “male masculinity”), how he has remained creative during the global pandemic, and a sneak peek into his upcoming movie In The Heights. He also talks about his involvement with the organization, Katie’s Art...

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November 6, 2020 2 min

Sammy welcomes you to Season 2!

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April 28, 2020 47 min

NBA star Kevin Love joins Sammy Jaye via Zoom to talk about his mental health journey, his basketball career, and what it's like to put that career on the line to pursue healing from anxiety and depression. Thanks to our special guest, Sammy's older brother Mark, who stops by to talk basketball stats, healthy expressions of masculinity, and Game of Thrones with Kevin & Sammy.

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April 21, 2020 47 min

Z100's Maxwell catches up with Sammy Jaye via Zoom to chat about the craziest interview he ever had (Ariana Grande), being gobsmacked by Lady Gaga, and playing in a ball pit with Halsey. As longtime friends, Maxwell and Sammy catch up about old times with Jordan Fisher, what they would say to Lin Manuel Miranda, and why it's okay to fangirl over Oprah.

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April 14, 2020 31 min

This week, Sammy Jaye is joined by musician & activist Lauv to talk about his new album ~how i'm feeling~, his foundation focusing on mental health and healing from depression, loneliness and anxiety, and what it's like being quarantined with his collaborators. Lauv also tells us what drives him to write music, why he created a way for his fans to reach out to each other, and why he always answers the phone for his mom.

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April 7, 2020 34 min

Alec Benjamin talks with Sammy Jaye about why he serenaded strangers on Hollywood Boulevard, feeling the fear and doing it anyway, how to get the best advice, and his new album, These Two Windows.

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March 31, 2020 36 min

Sammy Jaye & Jordan Fisher catch up at his offices to talk Hamilton, To All The Boys I've Loved Before, music and movies... as well as what to do when you're more successful and less happy than you've ever been before, and how to go surprise bowling with Lin-Manuel Miranda. He also dishes on his longtime friendships with Sabrina Carpenter, Noah Centineo and our very own Sammy Jaye.

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