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  1. Every person walking has some kind of talent that they can get on tape.
  2. If you know anything about me and my history, you know I’m very particular about my projects.
  3. Mission accomplished, we didn’t have any problems as far as violence goes.
  4. My father is the oldest of seven boys.
  5. My mother got pregnant with me at the age of fifteen. This was ’64, and unheard of at that time.
  6. If you’re not sincere with it, you shouldn’t say anything at all.
  7. I had fun doing it, but acting ain’t really my thing. I am more of a production/director type. I would rather be behind the scenes and organizing and putting things together like that.
  8. The race factor was just a minuscule part of what I was doing with Eminem. It was really about the music and how well we worked together.
  9. Anyone that’s trying to do something to improve sound… that’s all good.
  10. No matter what type of equipment you have, you still have to have a certain talent to be able to make a good record.
  11. I’ve never considered myself a rapper. I know how to do it. I know how to make my voice project, and I know how to stay on beat and what have you, but I’ve never considered myself a rapper.
  12. I’ve gone seventy-nine hours without sleep, creating. When that flow is going, it’s almost like a high. You don’t want it to stop. You don’t want to go to sleep for fear of missing something.
  13. I think it’s incredible what I’ve done. A lot of sweat. But as an innovator, I look back and can’t help but go, ‘Damn, there’s things I could’ve done better, you know?’
  14. I just want to get my music out and make sure that it’s heard in the right way.
  15. I’m not no egotistical person. I just want what I’m supposed to get. Not a penny more, not a penny less.
  16. I don’t even listen to the records after they come out. It’s outlawed in my house. My wife and my kids can’t play any of my music around me. Once it comes out, for me, it’s just business. Numbers.
  17. I know sound, and this is what I’m going to stick to: what I know.
  18. I’m always going to talent scout and try to find new artists to work with.
  19. Kids are the ultimate form of motivation. They’re watching. They’re mimicking. They’re an extension of you. So you have to win.




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