When I first started in the music business, I became estranged from my family and friends. Now I can enjoy a stress-free environment, be in control of my music and not have to worry about what's going on behind my back, because I'm surrounded by my people.
It's my contribution to pop art.
One of the speakers asked how many women had been harassed or abused sexually in their life? There were thousands of women in the audience, and almost every one of them raised her hand.
I'm at a point in my life where I have something solid now. I'm a peaceful person, and I want to be surrounded by peace no matter what I'm doing.
People have this impression that I'm this crazy Christian, but I'm really balanced.
The part you don't expect when you start out is all the people who come into your life wanting a piece of you, not caring about your wellbeing. The insane schedule is very difficult. Touring looks very glamourous but it's hard and gruelling - the travelling, the meet-and-greets - it was too crazy.
There are different kinds of people in the world.
We're not hard people.
I didn't want to get back into the whole industry. I left overworked, overwhelmed, and not having any control over my life. I was bulimic and needed to heal.
I've changed my life in a lot of ways. I'm a mom, a wife, and a Christian. Some of the things I expressed in my early 20s aren't what I care to express right now.
What's the matter with your life? Why you gotta mess with mine?
None of Your Business.' It's the only Salt-N-Pepa song that I regret.
Change is not an event, it's a process.
I remember feeling all right with myself until age 13. Then, I was getting off the bus one day and this guy called me Miss Piggy. That was the first time I ever really felt like I wasn't okay.
There were times in my career I went a little further than I wanted because of expectations. Doing certain things onstage when children were in the audience, wearing certain clothes, singing certain lyrics.