I could easily not be the person that people know.
I don't necessarily want people to know all my intimate feelings about Tracey.
It's like spicy food - sometimes you have to tone it down so more people can enjoy it.
The reality is, some people don't want you to change or go anywhere different.
There are people that bring artists to me to look at it and it's a question of whether I like their music and their look and if I think there's something they have that makes them different and commercial.
I usually prepare a track and then I work with the artist when it's time to do the vocals.
You can find a diamond in the rough a lot of times.
I think that in order for music to be heard in a lot of different situations you have to always consider that.
The most exciting thing for all of us is movies and movie stars.
The whole process of this record was an education for me as a musician.
But a lot of the old fans are listening to a lot of the younger music. So I gotta keep moving forward, and they'll move forward too.
Commercial music, for the most part, is popular music and you always have to keep that in mind.
I enjoy music that is commercial.
When I was in top 40 bands, I always had to learn new material and new styles.
I think that whenever there's a good script we try to make that happen, but it's all based off of a good story, a good script, but I don't believe you should do it just because it's African-American.