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" As a child, I wanted to be a singer, but that was only because I thought I could sing. I'd sing along to Brandy and Usher and *NSYNC. "
" I'm sure that, on some level of the major-label and old-establishment industry, there are execs and agents who think homosexuality is a liability. "
" I knew that if I just came out as a singer, people would just be criticizing my voice. "
" Studying James Fauntleroy, I learned it's okay to write a bad song. Just write another one the next day and hope that it's better. "
" I sing, but I'm not a singer. I'm just a producer who sings on her own songs because I can't find anybody else who sounds like me. "
" Feeling invisible definitely makes you want to become visible sometimes. "
" At some point, I started listening to music a little differently. Rather than being like, 'Yo, this is dope - who made this?' it started being like, 'I wish I made this.' "
" My parents have always been supportive of whatever I've wanted to do. "
" I, for one, am, like, the most ordinary person. Like, people look past me all the time because I'm just so blending in. "
" I lived in a pretty big house, and we had a guesthouse, so when I was 14, I built a studio in my bedroom, which was pretty big. It was two rooms connected, so I turned the second into a studio and ran the mic in my closet. "
" I do want to inspire people - young girls who may like to wear boys' clothes and who romanticize women and feel nothing wrong with it. "
" Guitar Center hooks me up on a lot of stuff. "
" Older people generally appreciate live music. "
" I use Logic or Reason and a midi keyboard for beats. If it's gonna have all live instruments in it, I'll probably use Pro Tools and have the band lay stuff down. "
" Don't overthink it, and don't let technicalities stop you from creating. "
" If I have a session with an artist who I've never worked with before, they don't have to meet my parents, you know? Unless they want to. "
" Kaytranada's a really cool dude. "
" I get kinda nervous before every show. "
" I wish I could sing like Nelly. "
" If you think I'm a young boy singing these songs, dope. Run with that. "
" At the end of the day, I represent myself first and foremost, and I'm not going to ever purposely try and misrepresent myself. "
" Some people just need something to be mad about. "
" It took me a very long time to be comfortable in my own skin. "
" My dad's a businessman, and I grew up looking up to him, how he dressed to go to work and, whenever I went to his office, how he spoke to people. "
" I've written songs about women since I've been involved with women, but I do know a few gay female artists who, back in the day, would write songs about men. "
" I've always been conscious not to take advantage of my sexual orientation because I don't think it's fair, and it shouldn't matter. "
" I hate the word 'lesbian.' "
" I have stopped going out places just to avoid uncomfortable conversations. "
" Once we got signed, I moved out of my house because I was having teenage issues with my mom. It really wasn't my fault, looking back. You know, I'm gay; it's weird. It was one of the things. She has no problem with me being gay, but she had a problem with me dressing the way I do at first. "
" I grew up watching 'American Idol.' "
" If you ranked Odd Future, I was at the very bottom. "