"No matter where I'm at in life, whether I'm in the music industry, rich, poor, everybody need love in their life. Gangsta or not, everybody need love in their life. You can't act too hard about that."
"Everybody should start listening to love songs."
"This is the most fun thing in the world to me, making music. Sitting down, I can make songs and not leave the booth, ever, and I love it."
"Not everyone's really got the heart to talk about what's going on with their love in their music."
"There is a core of people who know and love Madam C.J. Walker, but there's a much larger audience who don't really know about her. I think 'Self Made' will give people a window into her life."
"I love people who have really long locs. I love how they can go in different directions or pile it up into a big crown on the head."
"It takes a long time, I think, to get to the place where you realize you may love the hairstyle that somebody else has."
"And mothers and daughters - mothers need to help their daughters love their hair. And some mothers know how to do this, and some mothers help their daughters love their hair."
"For all my life, I've been trying to tell Madam's story and really it's a labor of love just to make sure people know about her and the empowerment she gave to other women."
"What grows from our head is something that we should love. The larger society can love it or not, but it's not their decision to make."