Big Smo Show on A&E

Mar 26, 2024 by jonconner - Comments Off on Big Smo Show on A&E

Behind the Scenes: Jon Conner’s Musical Influence on The Big Smo Show

The intersection of music and television has always been a fascinating realm where artists can showcase their talent and connect with audiences on a deeper level. One such example is “The Big Smo Show” on A&E, a reality series that offered viewers a glimpse into the life and music of the larger-than-life country rapper, Big Smo. As a producer and co-writer on Big Smo’s “Kuntry Livin” album, Jon Conner played a significant role in shaping the sound of the show, with four of his tracks making their way onto the soundtrack. Let’s dive into the details of this unique collaboration and the impact it had on both the music and television industries.

“The Big Smo Show” premiered on A&E in 2014, introducing audiences to the charismatic and down-to-earth artist known as Big Smo. Set in his hometown of Unionville, Tennessee, the show chronicled Big Smo’s life as he navigated the challenges of balancing his music career with family obligations and the demands of fame.

Central to the show’s appeal was its authentic portrayal of Big Smo’s journey as an artist, husband, and father. Viewers were drawn to the raw honesty and genuine passion that permeated every episode, creating a bond between Big Smo and his fans that transcended the screen.

At the heart of the show’s soundtrack were the infectious beats and catchy hooks crafted by Jon Conner, whose collaboration with Big Smo resulted in several standout tracks featured on the “Kuntry Livin” album. From anthems of rural pride to heartfelt ballads, Conner’s production prowess brought Big Smo’s unique blend of country and hip-hop to life in a way that resonated with audiences of all backgrounds.

The synergy between Conner’s music and the narrative arc of “The Big Smo Show” was evident from the very first episode. Whether it was the high-energy anthem “Kick Mud” or the soulful vibes of “Redneck Rich,” Conner’s tracks served as the perfect backdrop to Big Smo’s larger-than-life personality and the colorful cast of characters that populated his world.

As the show gained popularity, so too did the music featured on its soundtrack. Fans clamored to get their hands on the “Kuntry Livin” album, eager to experience the infectious energy and heartfelt lyrics that had become synonymous with Big Smo’s brand.

For Jon Conner, seeing his work showcased on a national platform like A&E was a dream come true. “It was an incredible feeling to see the impact that our music had on the show’s audience,” Conner reflects. “To know that something we created resonated with so many people was truly humbling.”