my late grandmother taught me an old proverb. when you’re ten, you’re called a prodigy. when you’re fifteen, you’re called a genius. and once you hit twenty, you’re just an ordinary person. another three years until i become ordinary. man… i wanna become ordinary so bad.
“This album was made completely and solely on my terms, with no one else’s opinion factoring in, no one else’s agenda factoring in. I didn’t feel that I was having to think too hard about the musical direction. In the past, I’ve always tried to make sure that I was maintaining a stronghold on two different genres, and this time I just had to think about one, which was creatively a relief. It was nice to be honest about what I was making.”