- Being honest with the public is how they respect you.
- Guys pit female rappers against each other because female rappers – if you haven’t noticed of late – are a lot more interesting than guys.
- I can choose to be happy, or choose to be miserable every day – waiting until I die.
- I can’t really even name a person I like in hip-hop music.
- I don’t even really like rap music.
- I don’t know, I feel like as time has gone on, hip-hop has become really redundant and repetitive.
- I have this desire to have this immaculate form of love that really doesn’t exist, so my obsession goes on through life and I never find it and I end up miserable. But it makes me a better writer.
- I like The Smiths – I would love to do a song with The Smiths, because they are so sonically different.
- I love rock women.
- I love to listen to books on tape.
- I put everyone in my school on to Nicki Minaj before she blew up. I was obsessed with her and I was like, ‘If she’s the best female rapper then I’ve got to be better than her.’
- I think of religion as something that stains the person. It’s a mindset you can never get free from, it’s always in the back of your head.
- I want to be an artist you cannot categorize at all. You can’t put a box around me. You can’t put anything around me.
- I was going to go to school to become a neurological surgeon.
- Living in New York, you get a lot of confidence; when I go back to Michigan, I realise how obnoxious and demanding and straightforward I am.
- Love is boundary-less.
- There’s a huge difference between who I am when I make music and who I am the rest of the time.
- True artistic expression lies in conveying emotion.
“I like The Smiths – I would love to do a song with The Smiths, because they are so sonically different.”