UK Artist Sam Henshaw Performs His Soulful Records “Broke” & “Church” | Imagine Room


(soulful piano music) – Hey, what’s up? I’m Samm Henshaw. I am here for BET’s Imagine Room. We just got in from London. I’m very tired right now. But I am super excited to be here. I’m super excited to get
to play in the space. Hey there, bro. Good to see ya, man.
– Good to see you. – But yeah, we’re gonna play the show. We’re gonna sing some songs. Hopefully everyone enjoys themselves. Follow me right this way. (upbeat music) ♪ Oh yeah ♪ ♪ Aw yeah ♪ ♪ It’s been a week from hell
I lost my job at Five Guys ♪ ♪ My girl just kicked me
out, she says I’m lame ♪ ♪ Maybe she’s got a point ♪ ♪ Who gets the sack from Five Guys ♪ ♪ She thinks I’m so incapable of change ♪ ♪ But I can cut down on my sleep ♪ ♪ Give you what you need ♪ ♪ Take time and make time, girl ♪ ♪ I can stop procrastinating ♪ ♪ Be a little more prepared ♪ ♪ Show you that I care ♪ ♪ I love you I swear, girl ♪ ♪ Oh ♪ ♪ But tell me ♪ ♪ If I wasn’t broke, ooh ♪ ♪ Would you spend more time with me ♪ ♪ Like you said you’d do ♪ ♪ Tell me what I’m supposed to do ♪ ♪ ‘Cause the only thing I need ♪ ♪ Is to be loved by you ♪ ♪ Said I’m starting of my seventh day ♪ ♪ Of sofa surfin’ ♪ ♪ I’m parading in my
Calvins with no shame ♪ ♪ Said I sit and think to myself ♪ ♪ I’ve hit the low ♪ ♪ But I look around and
see nobody to blame. ♪ ♪ Baby, I can cut down on my sleep ♪ ♪ Give you what you need ♪ ♪ Take time and make time, girl ♪ ♪ I can stop procrastinating ♪ ♪ Be a little more prepared ♪ ♪ Show you that I care ♪ ♪ I love you I swear, girl ♪ ♪ Oh ♪ ♪ But tell me ♪ ♪ If I wasn’t broke, ooh ♪ ♪ Would you spend more time with me ♪ ♪ Like you said you’d do ♪ ♪ Tell me what I’m supposed to do ♪ ♪ ‘Cause the only thing I need ♪ ♪ Is to be loved by you ♪ ♪ One time help me sing ♪ ♪ Oh, oh, oh, oh ♪ ♪ Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh ♪ ♪ Aw yeah ♪ ♪ Oh, oh no, no, no ♪ ♪ Oh yeah ♪ ♪ If I wasn’t broke, baby ♪ ♪ Said if I wasn’t broke, ooh ♪ ♪Would you spend more time with me ♪ ♪ Like you said you’d do ♪ ♪ Tell me what I’m supposed to do, yeah ♪ ♪ ‘Cause the only thing is need ♪ ♪ Is to be loved by you ♪ ♪ Oh ♪ ♪ Oh yeah ♪ ♪ Oh yeah ♪ ♪ Oh oh ♪ ♪ If I wasn’t broke, babe ♪ ♪ If I wasn’t broke, babe ♪ ♪ Oh ♪ ♪ Yeah yeah ♪ ♪ Oh ♪ ♪ Would you still love me the same way ♪ ♪ That you used to, baby ♪ ♪ Would you still love me ♪ ♪ Would you still love me ♪ ♪ Yeah, oh ♪ ♪ Oh oh oh oh ♪ ♪ Oh oh oh, oh, oh ♪ ♪ Aw yeah ♪ ♪ Said, if I wasn’t ♪ (audience applauds) Thank you Hello, how are you? Hello. My name’s Sam. I sing songs. This is a very small version of my band. We got Gaetan in here, on guitar. (audience applauds) Bikila here on bass. Yeah, we’ve come all the way from London. So thank you for having us. And that song was called “Broke.” It’s basically about being broke and not having any money and stuff, which I think we can all relate to. No, not you guys. (audience laughs) You are all ballers, I can see it. I can see it. Should we get to the next song? – [Man] Yeah.
– Cool. The next song is called “Church.” (upbeat soul music) ♪ Mama said we in the church ♪ ♪ You best believe this aint no hotel ♪ ♪ Rocking your halo like a snapback ♪ ♪ ‘Cause you hang with ghetto angels ♪ ♪ She told me they won’t catch you ♪ ♪ When you fall ♪ ♪ You know this ain’t gon’ end well ♪ ♪ Heard somebody shot the sheriff ♪ ♪ If its you I ain’t gon’ pay bail ♪ I need you guys to help
me on the this bridge. It goes like this. ♪ She says ♪ ♪ Good morning, wake up, wake ♪ ♪ Good morning, wake up, wake ♪ ♪ Good morning wake up, wake ♪ ♪ Wake up, wake ♪ ♪ Wake up and get
yourself to church, yeah ♪ ♪ Aw yeah ♪ (audience clapping) ♪ Wake up and get
yourself to church, yeah ♪ ♪ Aw yeah ♪ ♪ Wake up wake up ♪ ♪ Wish I could hear you right now ♪ ♪ Somebody come and tell
this lady cool down ♪ ♪ Wake up and get
yourself to church, yeah ♪ ♪ Ah yeah ♪ ♪ Poppa said to be a man ♪ ♪ Best keep your word
until the final days ♪ Love it. ♪ Said if you sign up you’ll be covered ♪ ♪ See, my church don’t take no holidays ♪ ♪ He said I’ll drop my
anchor in the storm ♪ ♪ Until your tears leave the waves ♪ ♪ Don’t walk these
streets looking for beef ♪ ♪ ‘Cause hell’s an oven
with a cold flame, flame ♪ ♪ She says ♪ ♪ Good morning, wake up, wake ♪ ♪ Good morning, wake up, wake ♪ ♪ Good morning, wake up, wake ♪ ♪ Aw yeah ♪ ♪ Wake up and get
yourself to church, yeah ♪ ♪ Oh yeah ♪ ♪ Wake up and get
yourself to church, yeah ♪ ♪ Oh yeah ♪ ♪ Wake up, wake up ♪ ♪ Wish I could hear you right now ♪ ♪ Somebody come and tell
this lady cool down ♪ ♪ Wake up and get
yourself to church, yeah ♪ ♪ Oh yeah, oh yeah ♪ ♪ We say don’t stop, don’t stop ♪ ♪ Keep it goin’, keep it goin’ ♪ ♪ Aw yeah, I said don’t stop, don’t stop ♪ ♪ Keep it goin’, keep it goin’ ♪ ♪ She says ♪ ♪ Good morning, wake up, wake ♪ ♪ Good morning, wake up, wake ♪ ♪ She says good morning ♪ ♪ Wake up, wake ♪ ♪ Oh, wake up, wake ♪ ♪ Wake up and get yourself to church ♪ ♪ Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah ♪ ♪ Wake up and get yourself to church ♪ ♪ Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah ♪ ♪ Wake up, wake up ♪ ♪ Wish I could hear you right now ♪ ♪ Somebody come and tell
this lady cool down ♪ ♪ Wake up and get
yourself to church, yeah ♪ ♪ Aw yeah, aw yeah ♪ ♪ Tell ya, oh ♪ ♪ Oh ♪ ♪ Oh ♪ ♪ Oh, yeah ♪ ♪ Oh ♪ ♪ Oh ♪ ♪ Oh ♪ Thank you. (audience applauds) (audience cheers) (laughing) Thank you for having me. My name is Samm Henshaw, and you can always catch
me on any social medias. It’s all Samm Henshaw. It’s Samm with two M’s
’cause I can’t spell. And this was fun, thank you. Thank you all. Yay!
– Thank you! (audience cheers) – [Woman] Yeah!

14 thoughts on “UK Artist Sam Henshaw Performs His Soulful Records “Broke” & “Church” | Imagine Room”

  1. I've been telling everyone about this guy. My 10 year-old daughter and I are both big fans. I haven't heard a song of his that I don't like.

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