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" Ever since I was a little kid, I would always rap. I just loved it. But when I really got into it seriously was when I saw 'Kill Bill.' "
" I'm not gonna do the same album over and over and over again. "
" I skipped school starting in tenth grade. I started doing badly and failed every class but English, so they kicked me out of school. They gave up on me. "
" Forever, for me, it was just about trying to make it and become a known person and loved and revered in hip-hop and the culture. But then ,I even realized that that isn't really important. What's mainly important is just the fans and the connection that you have as a man and an artist. "
" I've invested a couple million into touring, and that's paid off. "
" Tell that boy Drake he don't want it with me in 'Fortnite.' "
" I was a little nervous that people wouldn't take to 'Under Pressure,' because my style and what I embodied had previously been the braggadocious '90s fun rapper type. Before this album, I didn't rap about my life much. "
" I'm very weird with my money. "
" I grew up on Wu-Tang and Tribe and Nas, all the raw, very New York-driven music. Then when I got older - in my late teens, early twenties - and that's when I started to listen to Drake and J. Cole, and so it wasn't just East-coast. "
" I like to always do my best to make music catchy, so I think a very catchy melody is cool. "
" Black folk who don't realize I'm mixed will treat me like I'm some racist person, or when white people find out I'm black, they treat me with racism, and I don't feel like I belong or fit in anywhere. "
" It wasn't the best childhood, but I did my best to make it good on my end... I didn't let it pull me down. "
" I realized that everybody is a critic. They're going to say they hate you, they love you, they this, they that, but at the end of the day, no matter what, I have to be confident in myself as a man and an artist. "
" I'm not just going to get a deal; I'm going to get the deal. And in my deal I got by signing with No I.D. to Def Jam, I got full creative control, the money was great, the contract was good, and I got to create the album that I wanted. "
" It's really cool to come from nothing and essentially be a nobody and make yourself somebody. "
" I think artists are interested in what people think of them. "
" My mother was racist. "
" I don't know how I'm really perceived in the world. "
" I sacrificed a lot of things growing up. "
" I wake up every day, I deal with hundreds of thousands, or millions, of dollars. I fund my tours by myself. I do merch by myself. I employ people. I have my own successful company. "
" Everything I do creatively is never for money. "
" I want to be known for what I am, black and white, because I'm proud of both. "
" I got songs about being broke, being on welfare, being poor, Section 8. "
" I wake up every day, make awesome music with awesome people, and tour the world, which is incredible. "
" From tours to mixing, mastering, graphics, artwork - I've done out of pocket. "
" By the time you get what you always wanted, you want something else. "
" I don't party. I don't drink. I don't smoke. "
" No I.D. executive-produced 'Under Pressure' and helped me find the Logic sound that's evolving every day. "
" I want y'all to know that all of the music I make is for the people that truly appreciate it and care about it. "
" I spent six figures of my own money to get a tour bus and do a fan tour for my second album. I surprised fans at their houses, and we'd eat food and play video games. "
" When I was, like, 18, that's when I started to really take my own craft seriously and just noticed people were enjoying it. And when I put out my first mixtape, that's when I realized I could make this a career. "