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To me, the stage is like my living room, or my home, and when you come over to my house, I have to be a…
That’s how we grew up – kinda like Pops would put his drums, his percussion and instruments into the car and we would just go…
My genre of music is very eclectic. I might play some Latin jazz, or just go into a spontaneous jazz thing. That’s the thing about…
If you are on television, that one night that someone is able to see you, you’re talking about millions of people in one day. That’s…
I went to a great church here in L.A., gave my heart to the Lord and felt freedom from things I’ve carried throughout my life…
I want to be entertained, so if I want to be entertained, I know if I’m going to play, I want to make sure that…
I like being in the back. I’ve done that for so many years, I’m really comfortable doing it. I don’t like the solo thing as…
Having that music around us all the time, it was so inspiring. But at the same time, I was a kid. I didn’t pay attention…
Don’t forget, I was a musician long before I ever met Prince. That’s a big difference between me and those other women he’s worked with.…
Back in the days, the groups and the bands that we listened to were like Earth, Wind and Fire, Santana and Grateful Dead. We don’t…
The break down for kids is communication. Music helps bring that bond.
The point in me playing with Prince was to let a lot of people know that I can play trap. I don’t think people know…
It was very cool to be honored and be acknowledged in that way for the first time ever, being nominated for an Emmy.
The Emmy that I lost, and I can’t remember his name, I lost to the man who did the Olympics. So, it was great to…
I was running track early in my years and I was breaking track records in sprint running. I was training and I wanted to be…
Engaging with the audience lets them know I’m approachable. I don’t like that whole, ‘You can’t talk to Sheila E thing’ – I don’t like…
For us as entertainers traveling, the schedule gets really crazy – flying all the time, being on a bus tour, changing hotels every day. And…
What drives me is really just being able to be a blessing to someone, you know. I really enjoy that, and as much as I…
I love talking to the youth and helping them as much as I can or encouraging them, if I can help them at all.
The youth are very important to me, they’re the next generation, but I want to instill in kids, even in playing, that it’s never too…
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