Oh to be young and in love! With a heaping helping of talent and determination, lots of Internet buzz, and music mogul L.A. Reid in their corner, Karmin have become one of 2012's breakout performers. PopCrush hung out with the band during their performance at Los Angeles' thriving outdoor plaza The Grove, as they prepared to open the evening for former 'American Idol' winner Jordin Sparks.
"This is my sanctuary -- this is my home. This is where I feel most comfortable." Jason Derulo is seated like a king at the epicenter of a rented studio in Burbank that is encased with a simple, yet modern aesthetic -- black leather sofas and muted-colored walls, a switchboard only used by the elite producers, and glass windows dividing the studio from the adjacent sound booth. Dim lighting hovers over us, but Derulo's demeanor is anything but dark.