If you’ve had the chance to listen to Cameron Dallas‘ music, you know he’s much more than just a former Vine star and Magcon member. The social media superstar actually has a lot of musical talent, but finding his voice hasn’t always been easy — especially since he’s worked with some people in the past who haven’t exactly been encouraging about his music career.

The 24-year-old told J-14 exclusively, “I once had a vocal coach who told me I was tone deaf, which wasn’t fun. But I’ve found really awesome people who have my back and believe in me. I don’t care about proving them wrong, I just want to do what I like and make the music really good.”

NGL, we totally think he succeeded at that. We mean, have you heard “Why Haven’t I Met You?” The romantic song resonates deeply with his single fans, who are patiently (or not-so-patiently) waiting for the love of their lives to come around. Plus, the beat picks up in the chorus, so you can totally dance to it as well.

So why did the former Vine star decide to shift his career in the direction of music? According to him, he’s extremely passionate about it, and TBH, he’s no newbie! Cameron has been working on music for several years now, so it’s safe to say he’s taking this next phase of his career very seriously.

“Music’s always been something that I’ve loved and I always wanted to pursue it,” he said. “I’ve been working on it for about three years.” WOW!

And don’t worry, you guys! The social media star has a lot of things planned, and his music career is just getting started. His upcoming music, for example, is going to get very real and personal.

“It’s going to represent a lot about me and my life,” he said. “There’s light and dark in it. The next song I’m coming out with is more about the darker side of Hollywood. I just hope that when someone listens they get to take a bit of the journey with me.”

Like any musician, however, Cameron does have his concerns, and the major one is that he’ll never get taken seriously in the music industry given his past social media superstardom.

“I definitely worry about the industry accepting the music,” he told us. “People question whether or not I’m actually into music or just using it because I come from the background I come from. Once they listen through all the music I think they’ll get it.”

For the record, we think so too.

Reporting credit: Morgan McMurrin

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