The biggest male rappers now are giving the best melodies. I always say Lil Baby, for instance, his melodies are freaking dope.
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I don’t think the new female rappers really understand who I am. A lot of the girls that came before me, they really were those sexual beings, and I was so inspired by them. But I’m not like that, I’m more the goofy girl.
This is my biggest issue with Big Sean and John Legend…they on that train of like, trying to—they just went too easy. I changed both of these people’s lives and they’re about that, ‘Oh don’t pay attention, he’s a rapper, he’s this.’ And it’s like yeah I’m a rapper and obviously I’m a genius too, […]
I tried to set myself up for not being put in a box. Well, how do you do that? First of all, nothing can sound alike in what you’re doing.
There’s people that inspired me. Obviously, 50 Cent. “21 Questions” will probably be my most inspiring example of a guy who’s not supposed to be singing, singing.
I still love to rap. It’s always been the most important thing to me. I still have fun writing.
I think that’s one of the great things about rap music is that you could put so much of your life in it. It’s therapeutic and that’s how it’s always been for me.