“When I really first dove into D’Angelo, he just lightened me up.”
"I want people to feel seen."
“I try to channel everything through music.”
“My mom always used to say I’m like a preacher.”
"I learned that there’s a demographic for everything, so just be happy."
“I had an idea of where I wanted to be by now, and that will fuck you up.”
“I want my confidence to rub off on my fans so people can get inspired by that and have that same confidence.”
“Writing’s always best when there’s ease and comfort.”
"I just wanna give everything I have."
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For Jarrod Milton, Wiley from Atlanta sang his blues.
“Things are never easy when you look like you’re trying to accomplish the impossible.”
“I’m not trying to cater to sounds and trends.”
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“You can’t really learn innovation. It just has to be in you, and you have to dig inwards to find it.”
“That’s the easiest thing: write about it.”
“I definitely feel like I have the city on my back.”