For Jimmie Allen, household is whatever.
So it is just fitting that the nation artist’s star-studded EP Bettie James is a homage to his late daddy and grandma. “I named the EP after my grandma who died in 2014 and my father who passed September 2019,” Jimmie solely shown E! News. “I kind of wanted to start leaving legacies, leaving their legacy through my music. They inspired me so much…the man I am and who I hope to be one day.”
While his grandma’s lessons on persistence motivated him to take his time with the tracks, it was his daddy’s suggestions that taught him to believe outside package. “My father got me into country music,” he discussed. “That’s all he listened to and he was all about taking risk, so I feel like I was able to be patient in creating but taking risk and putting together artists in times people would never even think about mixing.”