The life of an artist is full of ups and downs and if anything is certain in the world of entertainment, it’s that nothing lasts forever. Chuck Adams had what may have seemed like the opportunity of a lifetime when he was writing songs for Roc Nation, only to find out via Twitter that Jay-Z– who he’d considered a lifelong hero- had dropped him from the label.

But Chuck Adams’ career wasn’t about to be over. He’s since signed to 300 Entertainment, the record label that’s home to artists like Coast Modern, Fetty Wap, Migos, Cheat Codes, Mainland, and Maggie Lindemann. This week, the Nashville-based artist released his single “Take Me As I Am”,  for which he partnered with Jacquire King at blackbird studio, and you can watch the lyric video below.

“Take Me As I Am” is a fitting introduction to Adams and his music; he’s inspired by everything from country to R&B and that can all be heard in this track. A native of the Northeast, he admits that he feels “Like a stranger in a foreign land” in his new home in Tennessee, and asks the listener to do as the title suggests, and accept him for who he is.

For anyone who’s ever felt like they didn’t fit in and just wants to be accepted for who they are, the song and its accompanying lyric video- which sees Adam penning the lyrics in an empty notebook- will warm your heart. Sometimes he messes up and scribbles out a word or two, and sometimes he has to repeat a phrase before he gets it right, but at no point is he ready to give up.


If you enjoy the video, be sure to stream “Take Me As I Am” on Spotify here. Let us know your thoughts on the track in the comments below or over on Twitter.