Rap artist Seafood Sam, 27, was born in the Carmelitos neighborhood in North Long Beach.

The son of a marine that everyone called “Sarge” Sam followed his own path into music. Today, he promotes his music locally while also traveling throughout Japan and Europe, performing.

In this latest installment of “Transitions,” Sam talks about the lessons his father taught him and what it was like to be famous/not famous in high school.