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In terms of being a ‘sneakerhead,’ there was one point where I was obsessively following every sneaker blog. That’s the beauty of Twitter: To get…
I’m not one of those people who’s so blinded by my own work and my sweat. It’s kind of risky writing a memoir when you’re…
I would love to have some sort of ‘Back To The Future’ Delorean time machine travel device so I could go back to 1981 to…
I believe that the only people who really, truly benefit from any of the policies of Republicans are the wealthy. I’m in that 1 percent…
Highlight reels are about that one person. After a barrage of highlight reels, you get the sense that you can do it without a team.…
According to my parents, I just started drumming when I was two. I traveled with them from five to seven on the road, playing percussion.…
My parents were really strict about me not watching cartoons.
You know the greatest thing about working on ‘Fallon?’ I get so many anonymous gifts.
I’ve come to the conclusion that the average person can do about four things a day, like four real things a day.
My first gig was at Radio City Music Hall when I was 13.
I want the ‘Roots’ biopic to be animated – I see Charles Schulz drawing us. I think it would be more hilarious with the voices…
I do secret stand-up shows around New York. I announce and tweet this to nobody – I get onstage and I do a quick five…
I have a lot of those ‘Forrest Gump,’ I-was-there moments.
Classical music requires an immense amount of concentration, and I don’t know if I would’ve been that committed to that particular life.
Hip-hop is so much about character and caricature that people just see you as a character. Very rarely are you flesh and bone to people.
Hip-hop is such a disposable art form from a business standpoint. It never treats its artists as art; it never treats its product as art.
During the 2008 election, I made clear to the Obama campaign that I don’t think it’s wise for me to force my personal political agenda…
Hip-hop is an instant gratification, winners and losers circle, and often those who are losing give up after three or four, five years.
The president is just the coach of a football team. You need the right support, the right stadium, the right players, the right staff. An…
In the 2000s, I became an artist. I started preserving and educating. I became more obsessed with making iPod playlists for people.
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