There’s certain things a company does that they’re better at than anybody else. And I think ballads are my competitive advantage.
I want to be a business owner. I don’t want to be an employee.
The earlier years of my business were so reflective of my youth, my life and New York.
I’ve always had the ambition to be a lifestyle brand. When I think of the American lifestyle brands I’ve always looked up to, Ralph and Calvin, I know it’s never going to be the same as them. But I get excited by the opportunities presented by what’s never been done before. And there’s never been […]
Sometimes with labels you can start to be pushed in a certain direction. With self-releasing, the band always comes first and so does creativity. Sometimes it can get a little more muddled when you have more people that you’re trying to make money for.
I just feel like I’ve learned a lot as far as the business side of football. It really hit home how dirty and cruel of a business that this is.
On my business card, I am a corporate president. In my mind, I am a game developer. But in my heart, I am a gamer.
“Snow White” was more than a picture to me. It was a life saver. The bank had loaned me $1,500,000, and they were getting jittery, because all I had to show them was drawings.
I figured that it was idiotic to make pieces for children, because a 10-cant or 15-cent audience is unimportant in this business. So all of our work was slanted principally at an adult audience. ‘Snow White’ road-showed at prices ranging from 85 cents up, proved that parents would pay even those prices for their children’s […]
When I was making records 50 years ago, you didn’t have a voice of any kind. What the man wanted was what you did. You made his records, with his lyrics and men producers, everybody was a man back then. All women have power, we just couldn’t show it … That’s why I love #MeToo […]